Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

Investments in infrastructure are crucial to achieving sustainable development.

Innovations and technological progress are indispensable in today’s society, both to develop smart cities and promote sustainable communities. From the faculty to the students - thanks especially to the Lingnan Entrepreneurship Initiative - Lingnanians adopt innovations, creativity, technology and knowhow to break through and make the world a better place.

Lingnan University SDG Report

LU humanitarian inventions win prestigious international design awards

The Lingnan Entrepreneurship Initiative (LEI) received two Golds in the Conceptual Design category of the international MUSE Design Awards for their CREW Wheelchair Control System and 12° Mask.

Award-winning LU Wheelchair Control System assists caregivers and improves safety

The Lingnan Entrepreneurship Initiative (LEI) has developed the CREW Wheelchair Control System which intelligently predicts a carer’s intentions so as to better control a wheelchair, improving the safety of both wheelchair users and carers.

Re:Imagine NTW weekend market showcases LU students’ new ideas for the community

To promote innovation and entrepreneurship in the New Territories West, the Lingnan Entrepreneurship Initiative (LEI) of Lingnan University held the Re:Imagine NTW Weekend Market at the Gold Coast in Tuen Mun on 13 June hosting some 500 participants from the public.

LEI Supports Alumni and Entrepreneurs to Achieve SDGs

To support community innovation and entrepreneurship (I&E) related projects, Lingnan Entrepreneurship Initiative (LEI) has organised a number of social engagement activities including workshops, training weekend market and home visits.

Joint Humanitarian Entrepreneurship Summer Academy 2021 to Achieve SDG Virtually

The programme organised by Office of Service-Learning and Lingnan Entrepreneurship Initiative gathered students from 13 different countries spreading over 4 continents to address challenges of economic and environmental sustainability.

Enhancing individual, team, and organisational effectiveness through people-oriented leadership

Lingnan University has conducted extensive research into people-oriented leadership practices and created methods to increase the effectiveness of these leadership practices based on a new understanding of the underlying mechanisms and boundary conditions.

Informing the government and the business community about tax avoidance

The research shows that the effectiveness of tax systems to protect revenues is influenced by both formal and informal institutions, and that successful tax reform should not be limited to strengthening the tax administration within the revenue system alone.

Enhancing operational efficiency of knowledge-intensive businesses with (big) data science applications

The research by Lingnan University is leveraging big data analytics in a real-world setting for a knowledge-intensive business serving 12 international locations.

Autonomous UV-C disinfection robot providing effective and efficient sanitisation

The autonomous UV-C disinfection robot provides 360-degree coverage through ultraviolet rays, and sanitises every corner of a designated venue, preventing the spread of pathogens through the air and on the surface of objects.

Study discovers that both pretty and ugly faces boost success when selling online

The study finds that not only do attractive faces get better results, unattractive faces also achieve better results than plain-looking faces in online selling, particularly in expertise-relevant products and for female consumers evaluating male sellers.