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

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).

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.

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.

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).

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 ...

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.

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

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

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.