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Dear colleagues and students,

Invitation to the France-HKUST Innovation Hub Inaugural Lecture

We are very pleased to announce that the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology will officially launch a new initiative with support from the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong & Macau and the French Foreign Trade Advisors, namely the “France-HKUST Innovation Hub”, in March 2017.

Founded in 1991, HKUST is an international university that strives to advance learning and knowledge through teaching and research, in science, technology, engineering, management and business studies. We are honored to have the Consulate General of France as our partner to promote and further the development of innovation in Hong Kong; the creation of the France-HKUST Innovation Hub will strengthen linkage between French and Hong Kong innovation partners in education, science, technology and entrepreneurship, and will surely benefit our society as a whole.

It is our great pleasure to invite you to attend the Inaugural Lecture by Professor Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, President of the European Research Council on “When Fundamental Discoveries Meet Daily Life”. The details are as follows:

Title: When Fundamental Discoveries Meet Daily Life [Abstract]
Speaker: Prof Jean-Pierre Bourguignon [Biography]
President of the European Research Council
Date: March 24, 2017 (Friday)
Time: 10:30am - 12:00 noon
Venue: IAS Lecture Theater, Lo Ka Chung Building, Lee Shau Kee Campus, HKUST
[Map]
Language: English
Registration: Register here.
(First-come-first-served basis, seating begins at 10:20am)

We are looking forward to seeing you soon.

 

Yours Sincerely,

Tony F Chan
President, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

 

Eric Berti
Consul General of France in Hong Kong & Macau

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