Macau hosts exhibition of advanced technologies and innovations

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MACAO – The first BEYOND international technology innovation fair, showcasing advanced technologies and innovations from around the world, opened on Thursday in the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) of China.

Around 300 multinational companies, unicorn companies and start-ups, including Chinese tech giants Alibaba and Tencent, exhibited their latest achievements, spanning life sciences, new infrastructure, smart city and future technologies, on a area of ​​nearly 50,000 square meters.

Jason Ho, co-founder of the exhibition and chairman of the Macau General Technology Association, said the three-day event focuses on discussing the future development of science and technology with the theme of “the next step”.

Science and technology have changed the way people live and work and have had an impact on global social issues such as climate change, environmental pollution and the wealth gap, he said. .

Zhang Yuzhuo, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, who also heads the China Association for Science and Technology, said at the opening ceremony that the association will support deepening cooperation and exchange of talents in science, technology and innovation between mainland China. and Macao in order to contribute to the appropriate economic diversification of Macao and to a better integration into the overall national development.

Former Chinese chief designer of Shenzhou spacecraft, Qi Faren, has expressed hope that more scientists, researchers and entrepreneurs in Macau will participate in the country’s space cause.

Experts at the exhibition also estimated that China’s investments in low carbon emissions have generated a huge market opportunity worth trillions of dollars, expecting the country to host d huge changes in the energy industry spurred by government policies.

The exhibition is organized by the General Association of Technology of Macao in collaboration with the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, the Commission for Supervision and Administration of State-owned Assets of the State Council, China Center international science and technology exchange and the Chinese Medical Association.

In addition to the exhibits, the exhibition also features several forums covering topics ranging from smart healthcare, architectural science and technology to artificial intelligence and the green economy.

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