16 December 2015

Launch of First Israeli University in ChinaFive thousand in attendance for groundbreaking ofGuangdong Technion Israel Institute of Technology

(From left) Technion President Peretz Lavie, People’s Republic of China (PRC) Vice Minister of Science and Technology Cao Jianlin, Israel Minister of Science, Technology and Space Ofir Akunis, Governor of Guangdong Zhu Xiaodan, former Israeli President Shimon Peres, Secretary of the CCP Guangdong Province Committee Hu Chunhua, Chairman of Li Ka Shing Foundation Mr Li Ka-shing, PRC Vice Minister of Education Hao Ping at the cornerstone laying ceremony.|廣東以色列理工學院昨進行啟動儀式,主禮嘉賓包括:廣東省省委書記胡春華(右三)、以色列前總統佩雷斯(中)、廣東省省長朱小丹(左四)、李嘉誠基金會主席李嘉誠(右二)、以色列科技空間部部長阿庫尼斯(左三)、中國科技部副部長曹建林(左二)、中國教育部副部長郝平(右一)。|广东以色列理工学院昨进行启动仪式,主礼嘉宾包括:广东省省委书记胡春华(右三)、以色列前总统佩雷斯(中)、广东省省长朱小丹(左四)、李嘉诚基金会主席李嘉诚(右二)、以色列科技空间部部长阿库尼斯(左三)、中国科技部副部长曹建林(左二)、中国教育部副部长郝平(右一)。

(Shantou, China 16 December 2015) – The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, a global leader in science and technology education, broke ground today to launch the Guangdong Technion Israel Institute of Technology (GTIIT) in Shantou, China located in Guangdong Province. GTIIT, a historic partnership... Read More

26 June 2015

Li Ka-shing introduces the “Thriver” OS with empathy as its kernel


(Shantou and Hong Kong, 26 June 2015) We are constantly upgrading our smartphones and their OS (operating system) to make them better, but have you ever wondered if the OS of your life could also be upgraded? At this morning’s commencement speech delivered to over 2,000 graduates of Shantou University... Read More

13 January 2015

Techcracker Lab Delegates Return to Hong Kong from Israel Motivated with “Chutzpah” and a Dose of “Innovation DNA”

Ohad Mastboim, Business Development Manager at Cortica talks about how a concept is realized and brought into the market.|以色列初創公司Cortica業務發展經理Ohad Mastboim (左)與同學分享創業歷程,並講解如何結合科技和市場營運。|以色列初创公司Cortica业务发展经理Ohad Mastboim (左)与同学分享创业历程,并讲解如何结合科技和市场营运。

(Israel, 12 January, 2105)–On 8 January, 50 Hong Kong students selected to join the Techcracker Lab programme ventured out of their comfort zones, and headed to Israel for a journey across the “Startup Nation”. Upon arrival, the group was met with unpredictable weather and snow, yet they managed... Read More

08 January 2015

“Observe, Think, Have Fun and Take Care of Each Other” Mr Li Ka-shing Sees Off Hong Kong Students Traveling to Israel for “Techcracker Lab”

Mr Li Ka-shing, Chairman of the LKSF, and Mr Sagi Karni, Consul General of Israel in Hong Kong, show their support to the students and teachers of Techcracker Lab at the airport and take photos with the delegates before their departure.|基金會主席李嘉誠先生與以色列駐港總領事高史歌先生親臨機場為「科技夾子﹒營」以色列訪問團的師生送行,並且一同合照。|基金会主席李嘉诚先生与以色列驻港总领事高史歌先生亲临机场为「科技夹子.营」以色列访问团的师生送行,并且一同合照。

(Hong Kong, 8 January 2015) One hundred Hong Kong students and teachers head out today to Tel Aviv for the Techcacker Lab programme jointly organised by the Li Ka Shing Foundation and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. They were pleasantly surprised to see Mr Li Ka-shing and Consul General... Read More

13 November 2014

Dare to Venture into the Impossible LKSF Techcracker Lab Sponsors Students to “Start-up Nation” Israel


(Hong Kong, 10 November 2014) In this data-driven, talent-centric economy, innovation is critical to sustainable development and progress. The Li Ka Shing Foundation is proud to announce a collaboration with the Technion- Israel Institute of Technology to launch Techcracker Lab. About Techcracker Lab... Read More

27 June 2014

Sleepless in Hong Kong

Speech by Mr. Li Ka-shing Shantou University Commencement Ceremony 2014 Professor Liu Mingkang, Distinguished Guests, Faculty and Graduates, Another year! Another June! It is always such a privilege to be here. Amidst your electrifying enthusiasm and excitement—I just can’t help feeling like a graduate... Read More

14 February 2014

Establishing Oneself and Pursuing Selflessness STU Students and Faculty Depart on Antarctica Expedition


With the support of the Li Ka Shing Foundation, an expedition team from Shantou University will travel to Antarctica for scientific research and exploration from February 14 to March 6, 2014. The team members will set sail on the expedition vessel from Ushuaia, Argentina, cross Drake Passage, enter the... Read More

11 November 2013

HKUST Receives HK$20 million from Li Ka Shing Foundation to Broaden Students’ Global Vision and Nurture Innovative Future Leaders

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(Hong Kong, 11 November 2013) The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has received a HK$20 million donation from the Li Ka Shing Foundation to support University initiatives to nurture globally aware and creative young leaders, including international research opportunities, entrepreneurship,... Read More