Centre for Eye and Vision Research (CEVR) and DEFTA Partners have joined forces to drive the translation of advanced eye and vision research into real-world solutions!

5 Dec, 2023 (TUE)

We're excited to announce that the Centre for Eye and Vision Research (CEVR) signed a collaboration agreement with DEFTA Partners! A signing ceremony was held today on The Hong Kong Polytechnic University(PolyU) campus. Prof. Wing-tak WONG, Chairman of the CEVR Board of Directors and Deputy President and Provost of PolyU, along with Dr Abby GAO, Deputy Head of DEFTA (Hong Kong Office), signed the agreement. The signing ceremony was witnessed by honorable guests, including Prof. Jin-Guang TENG, PolyU President, Ambassador Kenichi OKADA, Consul-General of Japan in Hong Kong, and Ambassador George HARA, Group Chairman and CEO of DEFTA Partners.

Prof. Wing-tak Wong expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “This collaboration agreement with DEFTA Partners opens up significant opportunities and resources for CEVR. Together, we will drive the commercialization of our research projects and expand globally, benefiting eye health worldwide.”
Dr Abby Gao emphasized the potential of CEVR's projects, saying, “The Centre for Eye and Vision Research has assembled top research talents and has projects with significant potential for practical applications and commercialization. DEFTA's robust network and experience will foster innovation and create more opportunities in the field of eye and vision research.”

With DEFTA's extensive business network and investment experience, this collaboration presents significant opportunities for CEVR. We are excited to work together to commercialize our research projects, bring innovation to the field of eye health, and improve vision worldwide. Stay tuned for updates as we work towards revolutionizing eye care!

About DEFTA Partners

DEFTA Partners is a leading venture capital firm that specializes in identify, nurturing, and investing innovative technologies. With offices in San Francisco, Tokyo and Hong Kong. DEFTA Partners has led many tech companies from North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East to global success.

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