10 September 2018

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has received a generous donation of HK$100 million from Ir Dr Otto Poon Lok-to, Founder and Chairman of ATAL Engineering Group, in the name of Otto Poon Charitable Foundation. The fund, the largest amount from a personal foundation in the recent decade, will be dedicated to supporting the University's strategic research endeavors in areas related to smart city and smart mobility, as well as smart and sustainable energy including establishing two research institutes and two endowed professorships for related disciplines.

An appreciation ceremony was held today (10 September 2018) on PolyU campus, attended by over 100 guests. To recognise the generosity of Ir Dr Poon, who is also an Outstanding Alumni Award recipient and University Fellow of PolyU, PolyU will name the two research institutes set up for research related to smart city, smart mobility, smart and sustainable energy in his honor.

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