The overall goal of the Branch is to build an open platform for inter-disciplinary, comprehensive, integrated and innovative engineering research and application to provide industries with innovative core technologies. It will promote knowledge transfer from universities to industries through technical and management experience integration. Researchers trained at the Branch will play a role in the betterment of society. The Branch will contribute to technology standardization and extensive technology transfer to spin off several leading enterprises in the environment field.
The technical objective of the Branch is to maintain the leading role that our existing technologies play in Hong Kong and mainland China while developing more economic and environmentally friendly technologies through extensive R&D collaborations among institutions, industries and governments.