Open Forum And Pilot Study For The Establishment Of A Corporate Innovation Index


On 4 October, 2021, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School held the Open Forum and Pilot Study for the development of a Corporate Innovation Index (CII) to disseminating our preliminary results on the corporate innovation framework and solicit feedback from industry practitioners for futher CII development study.

 

Prof. Waiman Cheung of CUHK, Mr. Watson Chan of HKGCC and our speakers posed for a group photo in the Open Forum and Pilot Study of Corporate Innovation Index.

 

Funded by Innovation and Technology Commission of the Hong Kong Government under the General Support Programme, CUHK Business School’s Asia-Pacific Institute of Business (APIB) has taken charge of the CII project.

Prof. Waiman Cheung, Associate Dean (Graduate Studies) and Co-Executive Director of APIB at CUHK Business School, introduce the construction of the CII conceptual framework from literature review, industrial consultations and gap analysis. He also disseminated our preliminary results on the corporate innovation framework.

Prof. Waiman Cheung, Associate Dean (Graduate Studies) and Co-Executive Director of APIB at CUHK Business School

 

Ir. Andrew YOUNG - Associate Director (Innovation), Sino Group delivered keynote speech "The Global Trend for Corporate Innovation". Insights from industry trends, strategy roadmap, vital parameter on innovation and the approach at Sino were shared.

Ir. Andrew YOUNG - Associate Director (Innovation), Sino Group

 

The open forum also included a panel discussion about "Corporate Innovation: The Myth, The Reality and The Future". Innovation has been a hot topic in the corporates, start-ups as well as SMEs recently. There are quite a few myths about innovation. Unfortunately, not many companies can make it work. In the forum, leaders from large corporate, startup and SME to explore these areas and share their experiences with the participants.

From left to right: Prof. Toa CHARM - Director of Business Development, The Asia-Pacific Institute of Business, CUHK, Ms. Mandy CHAN - Founder, Frutodor Ltd., Mr. Horace CHU - Director & Chief Information Officer, Gammon Construction Ltd., Mr. Andy ANN - CEO & Founder, NDN Group, Mr. Patrick LEE - Convenor, Smart City Working Group, The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce

 

In the pilot study discussion session, participants were divided into smaller groups to express their viewpoints and opinions on the measurements of Corporate Innovation Index.  Industry practitioners have early participation in the development of CII framework, so as to bring greater recognition and acceptance of the research results. The questionnaire measurements and questions will be further fine-tuned after the discussion.

 


Date & Time : 4 October, 2021 (Mon), 2 - 5:30pm
Venue : Live virtual (Zoom)
Language : English
Fee: Free Registration

Agenda

The Corporate Innovation Framework in the Digital Age & Measurement for the HKCII

Prof. Waiman CHEUNG
Associate Dean (Graduate Studies), CUHK Business School
Co-Executive Director, The Asia-Pacific Institute of Business, CUHK

Keynote Speech on The Global Trend for Corporate Innovation

Ir. Andrew YOUNG(Associate Director (Innovation), Sino Group)

Panel Discussion - Corporate Innovation: The Myth, The Reality and The Future

Innovation has been a hot topic in the corporates and start-ups recently in SMEs as well. There are quite a few myth about innovation. Unfortunately, not many companies can make it work. What is the reality of innovation and where is it heading to? More importantly, how leaders can make Innovation work for their companies.
In the forum, we have invited leaders from large corporate, startup and SME to explore these areas with the participants.

Panelists:
Mr. Andy ANN (CEO & Founder, NDN Group)
Ms. Mandy CHAN (Founder, Frutodor Limited)
Mr. Horace CHU (Director & Chief Information Officer, Gammon Construction Limited)

Facilitators:
Prof Toa CHARM (Director of Business Development, The Asia-Pacific Institute of Business, CUHK; Former Senior Executive: Cyberport, HSBC, IBM & Oracle)
Mr Patrick LEE (Convenor, Smart City Working Group, The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce; Former Senior Executive: Inchcape, Intertek)

Panel Discussion - Measurement for CII

Are the measurements competent to your industries and to your companies?
Participants will be divided into smaller groups and express their viewpoints and opinions on the measurements of Corporate Innovation Index
Prof. Waiman CHEUNG
Associate Dean (Graduate Studies), CUHK Business School
Co-Executive Director, The Asia-Pacific Institute of Business, CUHK

 




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Corporate Innovation Index (CII)

 

An innovation management and assessment tool to promote corporates' innovation culture and to enhance corporate innovation capabilities and achievements in both large and small corporates in Hong Kong.

 

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This project is funded by the Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) of the HKSAR, under the General Support Scheme (GSP).

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