The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Renowned for its world class groundbreaking research and knowledge transfer achievements, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) strives in inter-disciplinary research and making bold advances to break new ground.

Our researchers uncover knowledge and transform research excellence into impactful innovation. Through our interdisciplinary efforts in areas including biotechnology, sustainable development, new materials, artificial intelligence, and food technology, we are solving pressing global problems and contributing to a better world.

The University is involved in seven major research areas that seek to expand human knowledge, address societal needs and make a positive impact on the world around us.


 • Aerospace and Aviation Engineering
 • Drug Development and Health Science
 • AI, Big Data and Fintech
 • Smart Cities
 • Sustainable Infrastructure and Environment
 • Humanities
 • Advanced Materials