Core Services of HKUST R and D Corporation Ltd
HKUST R and D Corporation Ltd (RDC) is a wholly owned subsidiary of HKUST. It was incorporated in 1992, designated to serve as the business arm of the University. RDC has the right to commercialize technologies developed by HKUST, and utilize the excess capabilities of the University's central facilities. RDC teams up with University department faculties to conduct contract research and consultancy works. Through partnership and technology transfer with industry, the company assists the University to achieve that part of its mission which relates to the economic development of Hong Kong and the region.
RDC has established an Entrepreneurship Program in 2000 to support HKUST Alumni to start up companies with HKUST technologies.