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About Ir. Dr. Alfred Tan

Ir Dr Alfred Tan


Ir. Dr. Alfred Tan

Deputy Director (TTO), Deputy Managing Director (Versitech)

Ir Dr Alfred Tan is currently serving as the Deputy Director of the Technology Transfer Office at The University of Hong Kong (HKU). He is also the Deputy Managing Director and a Board member of Versitech Limited.


Before joining HKU, Ir Dr Tan spent over 13 years as the Head of the Knowledge Transfer Office (KTO) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU). During his tenure, he played a key role in facilitating the successful commercialization of numerous technologies, resulting in hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue for the university. Ir Dr Tan was also a member of both the Council and Court of HKBU, and served as the Managing Director of HKBU R&D Licensing Limited.


Ir Dr Tan possesses extensive knowledge and expertise in knowledge management, technology transfer, and intellectual property law. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Computer Systems) with First Class Honors, a PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and a Master's Degree in IP Law.