TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER & INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIPS

The University of Hong Kong is a comprehensive research university. Our scholars have produced exciting research results that offer unique business opportunities for interested parties. Two offices smooth the process of connecting our inventions and research know-how with the marketplace: the Technology Transfer Office (TTO) and our commercial arm, Versitech Ltd. More

/ For HKU Researchers

If you have an invention that you think holds commercial promise, the Technology Transfer Office can help you. Find out more here.

/ For Industry

Find out about HKU's discoveries, and how you can work with us to turn these into business opportunities. Contact Versitech and we can tell you about:

/ Featured Inventions

A High Performance Catalyst for Low Activation Energy Dehydrogenation

This invention provides a high performance catalyst for dehydrogenation by choosing which low activation energy dehydrogenation can be achieved at near room temperature and atmospheric pressure.

Efficient Light-emitting Materials for OLEDs

This invention provides a novel class of luminescent gold(III) compounds for making efficient light-emitting materials for Organic Light-Emitting Diodes (OLEDs).

Photocatalytic Reactor for Improved Water and Air Purification using UV Light

This invention describes a reactor that uses an immobilized photocatalyst in a light-transmitting tubular honeycomb structure for purifying cotaminated water and air.

An Environmentally-friendly Catalytic System to Synthesize Quinolines Using ...

This invention provides a new, efficient and environmentally-friendly method for the synthesis of quinolines from anilines and aldehydes by using solid-supported gold nanoparticles as the catalyst.

New Method for Making Very High Speed Time-Interleaved A/D Converters

This invention is concerned with methods and structures for reconstruction of uniform digital samples from nonuniform digital samples.

New Method for Estimating the Remaining Life of Power Converters in Real-Time

This invention enables continuous online life monitoring fo switching power supplies.

Enhanced Polymer Membrane Improving Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Performance

This invention describes the benefits and the method of manufacturing of a modified Nafion polymer electrolyte membrane that can significantly improve the performance of direct methanol fuel cells (DMFC).

A New SEP Classifier for Intraoperative Spinal Cord Surgery Monitoring

This invention allows spinal cord surgery patients to go through a shorter anesthetic and therefore reduces their secondary risk.