The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is pleased to be ranked on the "Top 50 Research Organizations Most Often Cited by the Top 100 Global Innovators for 2023" released by leading data analytics organization Clarivate on February 16, 2023.
Ranked 47th, HKUST is the only university in Hong Kong on the list, with a total of 556 research papers being referenced by the top 100 global innovators. We are delighted to see that our research discoveries have made contributions to world-leading innovators such as Airbus and Huawei.
HKUST will continue to strive for excellence and enhance our research impact, while attracting and nurturing innovative talents. Leveraging on our strength in basic research, we will seek to bridge the gap between upstream scientific research and midstream development through close collaboration with local, mainland and global governments as well as different industrial sectors.
Among our recent plans to boost innovative research, we have launched the “30 for 30 Research Initiative Scheme” to call for new ground-breaking, multidisciplinary projects; and the “Frontier Technology Research for Joint Institutes with Industry Scheme” to encourage our faculty to jointly develop new frontier technologies with the industry. We will expand our basic research capability, catalyze results into impactful technologies, and offer solutions to industry and societal challenges. As our long-term vision, we will help build a vibrant innovation and technology ecosystem for Hong Kong in its pursuit to become an international innovation and technology hub.