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Dear xxx,

Invitation to the France-HKUST Innovation Hub Inauguration Ceremony and 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 inauguration ceremony of the Hub as well as a special Institute for Advanced Study Lecture by Professor Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, President of the European Research Council on “When Fundamental Discoveries Meet Daily Life”. The details are as follows:

Date: March 24, 2017 (Friday)
Time: 9:30am - 12:00 noon
Venue: IAS Lecture Theater, Lo Ka Chung Building, Lee Shau Kee Campus, HKUST
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Rundown:
0930 - 1000 Reception
1000 - 1030 Inauguration Ceremony
1030 - 1200 Lecture by Professor Jean-Pierre Bourguignon,
President of the European Research Council, on the topic of
When Fundamental Discoveries Meet Daily Life
Language: English
RSVP: Please click here.

To register, simply click on the registration link above and follow the simple instructions. Please feel free to email at frederic.bretar@diplomatie.gouv.fr should you have any questions.

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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