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 New Method for Performing On-line Sequential Data Analysis

This invention relates to a new method for implementing the concept of Sequence OLAP (S-OLAP) for supporting on-line sequential data analysis.

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.

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.

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).

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

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

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.

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.

Low-Cost Compact Electronic Reverberation Chamber

This invention provides a compact reverberation chamber, also known as a mode stirred chamber, for Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) testing.