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

Automatic Acquistion of Lane-based Road Network Data for navigation Databases

This invention provides a method for acquiring lane-based road network information automatically for navigation databases. It can meet the needs of lane-based vehicle navigation systems, advanced driver assistance systems and integrated ...

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).

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.

Method for Growing Epitaxial STO (110) Films without Any Buffer Layer

This invention provides a method for growing epitaxial (110)-oriented SrTiO3 thin films on silicon without any buffer layer, by pulsed laser deposition (PLD) technique.

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 Organic Resonant Tunneling Diode (ORTD) and Related Devices

This invention provides a new method for fabricating Organic Resonant Tunneling Diode (ORTD) whereby the devices fabricated are more stable and exhibit enhanced PVCR and OLED characteristic.

Simple and Low-Cost Approach to Frabricating Anti-Fouling Membranes

This invention enables membrane manufacturers to fabricate fouling-resistant ultrafiltration/microfiltration membranes in a simple and low-cost way with only a minimal change to their existing production method.