Innovation & Technology Projects


ITF Projects (since Sept 2012): total funding HKD 130M


A Smart Speaker System for Cognitively-Impaired Elders (2023-25. HK$3.8M, Chuan Wu)
Industrial Data Platform for Intelligent Manufacturing and Management of Prefabricated Components in Buildings (2023-25, HK$4.8M, John Yuen)
A Virtual Classroom System for Young Learners (2022-24, HK$3.8M, Chuan Wu)
AR Friend: Controlling High Fidelity Character Models in an AR Environment (2022-24, HK$3M, Taku Komura)
UTEE: A Secure, Efficient, and Portable Distributed Bigdata Computing System on Heterogeneous Trusted Execution Devices (2022-24, HK$3.3M, Heming Cui)
A Non-radiation Artificial Intelligence Spine Deformity Diagnosis System (2021-24, HK$2.8M, Kenneth Wong (Co-I))
Speeding Up Examination Of Heart Diseases Through The Use Of 3D Echocardiography And Machine Learning (2021-24, HK$5.4M, Kenneth Wong)
A Generic Runtime Diagnosis Toolkit for Expedited Large-Scale DNN Training (2021-23, HK$3M, Chuan Wu)
A Multi sensor platform for predictive analytics and real time junction traffic signal control (2021-23, HK$0.6M, Kam-Pui Chow (Collaborator))
A Secure and Privacy-Preserving Data Sharing Platform over Public Blockchain with Traitor Tracing (2021-23, HK$3M, Allen Au)
AI-HKLII: AI-Powered Legal Research Platform (2021-23, HK$1.4M, Ben Kao (Co-I))
Towards a Fully-Automated Karyotype Analysis for Detecting Chromosomal Abnormality via Intelligent Bioinformatics and Image Analysis (2021-23, HK$7M, Tak-Wah Lam)
Secure Computation over Large-Scale Encrypted Data for Statistical Analysis (2021-22, HK$1.6M, Allen Au)
A Cloud-backed Smart Walker for the Elderly (2020-22, HK$4.4M, Chuan Wu)
Cardiovascular Risk Prediction Model for Patients on Lipid Modifying Drugs (2020-22, HK$1.3M, Ruibang Luo (Co-I))
HINCare: A Heterogeneous Information Network for Elderly-Care Helper Recommendation (2019-2021, HK$4.06M, R.C.K. Cheng)
HINCare: A Heterogeneous Information Network for Elderly-Care Helper Recommendation (2019-22, HK$7.2M, Reynold Cheng)
Research and Development on Algorithms for Evaluating Mental Wellness Using Heart Rate Variability Measured by Wearable Devices (2019-21, HK$1.6M, Kenneth Wong)
Secure Computation Enabled Blockchain (2019-21, HK$3.2M, Siu-Ming Yiu)
Close-Proximity Human-Robot Collaboration for Intelligent Manufacturing (2018-20, HK$ 7M, W.P. Wang)
AI-Enabled Private and Public Data Integration Platform for Rapid Development of RegTech Applications (2019-20, HK$6.7M, Tak-Wah Lam)
Trial : Hong Kong Genomes Database with Applications to Precision Medicine (2019-20, HK$3.8M, Tak-Wah Lam)
Close-Proximity Human-Robot Collaboration for Intelligent Manufacturing (2018-21, HK$8.6M, Wenping Wang)
Advanced 3GS-based bioinformatics algorithms and a complete bioinformatics solution for clinical genetics (2018-20, HK$9M, Tak-Wah Lam)
Trial: SHIELD (Smart Hacking and Intrusion Entrapment with Lawful Detection) (2018-19, HK$2.3M, Kam-Pui Chow)
Research on Key Technologies in Mobile Internet Forensics (2017-19, HK$1M, Kam-Pui Chow)
Trial : SHIELD (2017-19, HK$3.5M, Kam-Pui Chow)
IoT Security Evaluation Testbed (IoT-SET) (2017-18, HK$0.4M, Kam-Pui Chow)
ART Wire 3D -- An Augmented Reality System for Interactive 3D Wire Sculpturing (2016-19, HK$1.8M, Wenping Wang)
Intelligent 3D Perception for Robots in Complex Environment with Active Interaction (2016-18, HK$3M, Wenping Wang)
A Video Identification System based on a Novel Video Fingerprinting Technique (2016-17, HK$1.6M, Kam-Pui Chow)
A genomic database for the Chinese population with applications to precision medicine (2015-17, HK$8.1M, Tak-Wah Lam)
RFID and Vision Sensor Integration in IOT Technology to enable Automated Baggage Pre-Clearance for Faster Passenger Flow in Airport (2015-17, HK$2.9M, Yizhou Yu)
Research and Development on Techniques for Automatic Segmentation, Tracking and Reconstruction of Mitral Valve from 4D Echocardiogram (2015-16, HK$1.4M, Kenneth Wong)
SHIELD - Critical Infrastructure Protection in Hong Kong (2015-16, HK$6.4M, Kam-Pui Chow)
Trial : A Genomic and Pharmaceutical Knowledge-based System for Clinical Diagnosis and Case Repository (2015-16, HK$3.2M, Tak-Wah Lam)
New Methodology and Software for Improving Subtitle Presentation in Movies and Videos (2014-16, HK$1.7M, Wenping Wang)
A novel motion-compensated video reconstruction approach for video streaming and storage solution (2014-15, HK$1.6M, Francis Chin)
Trial: Cyberspace Investigation Technology Using Criminal Profiling (2014-14, HK$0.3M, Kam-Pui Chow)
A Genomic and Pharmaceutical Knowledge-based System for Clinical Diagnosis and Case Repository (2013-15, HK$7M, Tak-Wah Lam)



Industry-Sponsored Projects (since Sept 2012)

Decision-making, planning and motion control of virtual characters (Huawei, 2023-27, HK$3.1M, Taku Komura)
JC STEM Lab of Multimedia and Machine Learning (HKJC, 2022-27, HK$10M, Dong Xu)
Jockey Club SMART Family-Link Project Phase 2 (HKJC, 2022-25, HK$29.2M, Reynold Cheng)
Accelerating Large-Scale Distributed DNN Training with SPMD Parallelism (Alibaba, 2022-23, HK$0.7M, Chuan Wu)
General-purpose computer vision system in an open world (Tencent, 2022-23, HK$0.5M, Ping Luo)
基于分层强化学习的大规模多智能体行为建模、预测与交互 (Alibaba, 2022-23, HK$0.6M, Jia Pan)
Consultancy Service on Encryption Schemes ((Versitech) LSCM, 2022-22, HK$0.4M, Siu-Ming Yiu)
Mobile Apps for Financial Education Centre (HK Family Welfare Society, 2022-22, HK$0.1M, Reynold Cheng)
Research and Development of a Cryptocurrency Analystical and Visulization Tool ((Versitech) HKPF, 2022-22, HK$0.7M, Siu-Ming Yiu)
The Efficiency of the Multi-head Attention (MHA) Mechanism in the Computational Complexity and the Modeling Capacity (ByteDance, 2021-26, HK$0.5M, Lingpeng Kong)
Multi-GPU Pipeline Parallel Training Systems for Big Deep Neural Network Models (Huawei, 2021-25, HK$2.4M, Heming Cui)
Empowering CLIC - An AI Dialog System for Community Legal Education and Information (WYNG, 2021-24, HK$3.9M, Ben Kao)
Intelligent Community Support System (HKSAR 10 NGOs, 2021-24, HK$1.4M, Reynold Chen
AR Friend: Controlling high fidelity character models in an AR environment (Adobe, 2021-23, HK$0.3M, Taku Komura)
Blockchain-Enhanced Trade Finance - A Secure, Efficient and Privacy-Preserving Solution from Zero-Knowledge Proofs of Tokenised Document (DeepAuto, 2021-23, HK$2M, Allen Au)
Digital Identity Privacy Protection Technology (Huawei, 2021-23, HK$1.7M, John Yuen)
Future Self-Sovereign Identity and Data Proof System Technology Research (Huawei, 2021-23, HK$2.1M, Allen Au)
Animating close interactions with objects (Tencent, 2021-22, HK$0.4M, Taku Komura)
Automatic Generation of Long Descriptive Text (Tencent, 2021-22, HK$0.4M, Lingpeng Kong)
Compilation Optimization in Distributed DNN Training: Joining OP and Tensor Fusion/Partition (Amazon, 2021-22, HK$0.4M, Chuan Wu)
Data center service quality modeling and network performance improvement (Huawei, 2021-22, HK$2M, Chuan Wu)
Self-Attention and Life-long Learning for Computer Vision (Tencent Mobility, 2021-22, HK$0.2M, Ping Luo)
Type Inference for Complex Type Systems (Huawei, 2021-22, HK$0.7M, Bruno Oliveira)
Jockey Club Holistic Support Project for Elderly Mental Wellness (“JC JoyAge Phase II”) (HKJC, 2020-23, HK$1M, Reynold Cheng)
Computational Cost Adaptive Neural Architecture Search (Huawei, 2020-22, HK$0.7M, Ping Luo)
Developing Karyotype Analysis Software for Clinical Genetic Service of the Department of Health (HKSAG - DH & CGS, 2020-21, HK$2M, Tak-Wah Lam)
Expedited Training of Deep Neural Networks over Heterogeneous Devices (Alibaba, 2020-21, HK$0.7M, Chuan Wu)
Consultancy Service on A Feasibility Study on “TradeFi Platform and Protocols” ((Versitech) DeepAuto, 2020-20, HK$0.3M, Allen Au)
Differentiable Neural Architecture Search for Visual Perception, Generation, and Navigation (SenseTime, 2019-23, HK$2M, Ping Luo)
Artificial Intelligence for Signalling Indication & Control Panel (MTR, 2019-20, HK$0.5M, Ben Kao)
Efficient Dynamic Resource Scheduling in Large-scale Multi-tenant Distributed Machine Learning Clusters (Alibaba, 2019-20, HK$0.7M, Chuan Wu)
Differentiable Neural Architecture Search for Visual Perception, Generation, and Navigation (SenseTime, 2019-23, HK$2M, Ping Luo)
Artificial Intelligence for Signalling Indication & Control Panel (MTR, 2019-20, HK$0.5M, Ben Kao)
Efficient Dynamic Resource Scheduling in Large-scale Multi-tenant Distributed Machine Learning Clusters (Alibaba, 2019-20, HK$0.7M, Chuan Wu)
Learning a Unified Relational Representation for Multi-domain Human Video Generation (Tencent Mobility, 2019-20, HK$0.2M, Ping Luo)
Modelling of Artificial Neural Networks and Distributed Systems with High Reliability for Intelligent Data Management System (IDMS) (ASTRI, 2019-20, HK$0.9M, Reynold Cheng)
Consultancy Service on the Evaluation Technique for Side-channel Attacks ((Versitech) ASTRI, 2019-19, HK$0.4M, Siu-Ming Yiu)
Consultancy Service on Security Testing Service ((Versitech) HK Sanatorium Hospital, 2018-25, HK$0.09M, Kam-Pui Chow)
A Blockchain-powered, Trustworthy Internet Layer (System) and Its Decentralized and Efficient Applications (Huawei, 2018-20, HK$2.2M, Heming Cui)
A Framework for Implementing GPU-based Virtualized Network Functions (Microsoft HK, 2018-19, HK$0.2M, Chuan Wu)
Consultancy Service on A study of Technical Issues Using Blockchain Technology for Data Trading ((Versitech) HK ChanceIn, 2018-19, HK$0.4M, Siu-Ming Yiu)
Data Analysis and Management (ASTRI, 2018-19, HK$0.8M, Francis Lau)
Maximizing Resource Sharing Efficiency in Machine Learning Clusters (ByteDance, 2018-19, HK$0.9M, Chuan Wu)
Achieving Strong Fault-tolerance for General Storage Applications via Fast, RDMA-powered PAXOS (Huawei, 2017-19, HK$0.5M, Heming Cui)
AniAge (Bournemouth University, 2017-19, HK$0.3M, Yizhou Yu)
Auction-based Dynamic Management of Network Slices in Public Clouds (Huawei, 2017-19, HK$0.5M, Chuan Wu)
Consultancy Service on Improving Blockchain Technology for Real Applications (SSD) ((Versitech) Shanghai ChanceIn, 2017-18, HK$0.3M, Siu-Ming Yiu)
A fall detection software system (LSCM, 2016-19, HK$0.7M, Kenneth Wong)
Research and prototype development of e-Cheque Sanity Utilities for Solid State Devices ((Versitech) LSCM, 2016-19, HK$0.2M, Kam-Pui Chow)
3D Reconstruction from Sparse Images with User Sketching (Microsoft, 2016-18, HK$0.2M, Wenping Wang)
Collaboration Agreement for 3D point cloud processing (Phase 2) (ASTRI, 2014-15, HK$0.5M, Wenping Wang)


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