Brain institute inaugurated

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Shenzhen Hong Kong Brain Science Innovation Research Institute was recently inaugurated at Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technologies (SIAT) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

The institute was jointly established by SIAT and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), with the participation of Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen University and Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School.

According to Wang Liping, head of the institute, the institute will develop partnerships with HKUST and the University of British Columbia in master’s degree programs and focus on research on brain recognition and brain diseases. Wang hopes the institute will help improve the city’s innovation capabilities and become an open research platform for integrating talent, technology and innovation resources for the AI, bio-pharmacy, life health and medical apparatus industries’ research and development.