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

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.

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).

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 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.

Platinum Based Catalyst for Improved Glucose Fuel Cells and Continuous Glucose ...

this invention describes a platinum based catalyst that can be used in glusoce-air fuel cells with good performance at room tempearture.

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.

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.