24 November 2014

Techcracker Lab presents Innovation and Entrepreneurship 101: With Perseverance and Chutzpah

(Hong Kong, 24 November 2014) In 1923, after the First World War, Albert Einstein visited the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel. He founded the Technion Society and whilst there, planted the iconic Washingtonion Robusta. Still standing, the palm tree is symbolic of the Society’s... 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

10 October 2014

Techcracker Revisits China – Mr. Li Ka-shing Introduces Seven Disruptive Startups in Shanghai

After the tremendous success of the first Techcracker series in May introduced another seven global high-tech startups on October 9, 2014 at the iconic Lyceum Theatre. The half-day road show featured inspiring presentations by eight founders from seven technology start-ups around the world. Hailing from... Read More

18 March 2014

New DNA-editing technology spawns bold UC initiative

BERKELEY —The University of California, Berkeley, and UC San Francisco are launching the Innovative Genomics Initiative (IGI) to lead a revolution in genetic engineering based on a new technology already generating novel strategies for gene therapy and the genetic study of disease. The Li Ka Shing... 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

23 January 2014

Li Ka Shing Foundation gives US$3 million to Stanford for ‘big data’ initiative

]STANFORD, Calif. — The Li Ka Shing Foundation has provided a US$3 million planning grant to the Stanford University School of Medicine for a new initiative to explore ways of harnessing the vast repositories of biomedical data to improve human health and lower health care costs. This latest gift will... Read More