our services

Being a key member in the University’s Knowledge Transfer, RDC is a vehicle linking and converting the research capabilities and the cutting-edge technology of HKUST to business and industry applications. We provide contractual, financial and administrative support for the following activities.


Industrial collaborative research
Leverage the University knowledge to address a specific research and development need


Consultancy service
Access to University researchers’ academic knowledge and expertise across all disciplines to provide advice to a specific problem


Testing service
Make available the state-of-the-art testing and analysis facilities of HKUST to external organizations


Technology licensing
A range of technology available for commercial use through licensing arrangement, including via the Express Licensing Platform (ELP) and Technology Adoption Program (TAP)


Government tender
Identify and engage relevant experts in HKUST for participation in government projects


HKUST Entrepreneurship Program
A range of services and support to start-up companies under the Entrepreneurship Program.