VTC Innovation and Technology Co-creation Centre

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The mission of VTC Innovation and Technology Co-creation Centre is to nurture young talents and foster an innovation and entrepreneurial culture, by bringing in cutting-edge technologies and establishing strong partnerships and collaborations with industries, to build a successful innovation ecosystem and create social impacts.
ITCC Innovation Awards 2024
Launching by the Innovation & Technology Co-creation Centre (ITCC), the ITCC Innovation Awards Scheme is a new scheme designed to acknowledge and encourage student projects that demonstrate innovative ideas with significant prospects for advancement in areas of social impact and commercial solutions. ITCC Innovation Awards 2024 is now open for nominations until 29 February 2024 (Thursday). TEN finalist projects will be shortlisted with a seed fund of HK$10,000 each to further develop their projects for final pitching in June 2024.
ITCC南沙機遇探索團
Funded by the Greater Bay Area Homeland Youth Community Foundation, ITCC organized a GBA Opportunity Exploration Tour to Nansha during 27-29 September 2023. A group of 30 VTC students and teachers, who are interested in innovation and entrepreneurship, joined the tour to visit incubation centres and enterprises in Nansha district of Guangzhou, as well as the cultural exchange activities between Hong Kong and Guanzhou, with the aim of exploring the development opportunities available in Nansha district.
Vocational Training Council (VTC) and Project Management Institute (PMI) join hands to address skills gap in Hong Kong's innovation and technology sector
The Information Technology Discipline of Vocational Training Council (VTC) and the Project Management Institute (PMI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 14 July 2023 to collaborate in addressing the skills gap in Hong Kong's innovation and technology sector.
Joint Project Exhibition with SZPT in VPES - ITCC SZ Venue
To strengthen the level of exchange and collaboration between students in GBA, the VPES - ITCC and SZPT jointly organized the third exchange event “Joint Student Project Exhibition” on June 30, 2023 at the VPES - ITCC Shenzhen office. The Shenzhen trip was coordinated by ITCC, bringing supervisors and students to our Shenzhen centre for project demonstration and exchange with SZPT student project teams.
Innovation Award & Seed Fund powered by Dorsett Hospitality International 2022/23
The final pitching of the Innovation Award & Seed Fund 2022/23 powered by Dorsett Hospitality International was successfully concluded on 20 June 2023. Funded by Dorsett Hospitality International (DHI), and co-organized by the Institutional Advancement Office (IAO) and Innovation & Technology Co-creation Centre powered by Dorsett Hospitality International (ITCC), the competition is to recognize exceptional and innovative ideas presented by students in their year-end projects with high potential for further development.
Metaverse Forum: Commercial Potential in Business Values and Applications
In April 2023, ITCC hosted a hybrid Metaverse-related forum. Guest speakers from the industry, Shenzhen Polytechnic, and VTC, along with students, shared insights on Metaverse applications, commercial operations, technical requirements, market trends, and development experiences.
VTC iOS Club
The VTC iOS Club was officially launched at the inauguration ceremony on 25 April 2023. The club aims to foster a community for VTC students who have passion for iOS development.
Successful Launch of the Vocational and Professional Education Services (Shenzhen) Company Limited (VPES) – Innovation and Technology Co-creation Centre (ITCC) in Shenzhen, China
The Welcome Event of "Vocational and Professional Education Services (Shenzhen) Company Limited (VPES) – Innovation and Technology Co-creation Centre (ITCC)" cum the first cross-disciplinary project exhibition, were held on 17 March 2023 in Shenzhen.
VTC Innovation & Technology Co-creation Centre Powered by Dorsett Hospitality International Naming Ceremony
Dorsett Hospitality International supports I&T school-business collaborations
Create Smart District in Hong Kong 2021
The "Create Smart District in Hong Kong" project was organized by the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce (HKGCC), in partnership with Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) and Vocational Training Council (VTC) to enhance public awareness of smart city development in Hong Kong through conferences, technology workshops, competition and roadshow.
VTC x Microsoft Future Skills Ambassador Program - Certificate and Award Presentation Ceremony
Co-organized with Microsoft Hong Kong, the Microsoft x VTC Future Skills Ambassador Program was held successfully. Training on Microsoft certificates and hands-on experience on technical training/service were provided to equip students with future-ready technical skills, and gain experience of applying technical knowledge on teaching and technical service so as to inspire students on future career goals.
Innovation Award & Seed Fund powered by Dorsett Hospitality International 2021/22
Funded by Dorsett Hospitality International, and co-organized by the Institutional Advancement Office (IAO) and Innovation and Technology Co-creation Centre (ITCC),  the Innovation Award & Seed Fund powered by Dorsett Hospitality International 2021/22 is to recognize students’ brilliant and innovative ideas in their year-end projects with good potential for further development. The competition received 33 entries from SEVEN academic disciplines and 11 teams got through to the finals.  The final pitching was successfully held on 21 June 2022 at Stage 21 in ITCC. To prepare for the final pitching, each finalist team received HK$10,000 for conducting research and prototyping. A series of training sessions, including seminars, workshops, sharing, and project consultations, were also conducted by ITCC from April to May 2022.
Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks - Introduction of Ideation and Incubation Programme
DahShing Bank - Branch Innovation Project
Competition, Pitching
VTC and IBM announce collaboration to promote digital skills training in Hong Kong
The Vocational Training Council (VTC) and IBM announced in a signing ceremony on 30 November that they will jointly promote digital skills training in Hong Kong. Under the collaboration, students of the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE) and Youth College can acquire the latest digital skills, such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Cloud Computing and Data Science, through the online learning and career readiness platform IBM SkillsBuild for Job Seekers to users.
ITCC Opening Ceremony: Unveiled to Promote Industry Collaboration for Nurturing New Generation of Innovative Tech Talent
VTC is dedicated to forging long-term industry partnership in support of innovative technology development, Innovation & Technology Co-creation Centre located in IVE(MH) is formally opened on 9 October 2020.
Pitch Coaching System obtained HKICT Awards
The in-house developed system obtained The Hong Kong ICT Awards (HKICT Awards) 2020: Digital Entertainment Award (Interaction Design Stream) Bronze Award.
10th HK University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition
Being the supporting organisation of the event "10th HK University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition" organized by Hong Kong New Generation Cultural Association, Innovation and Technology Co-create Centre now invite students to join.
25 Nov 2023
The IET Faraday Challenge Day 2023
ITCC supported the organisation of the IET Faraday Challenge Day 2023, which was held on 25 November 2023 at IVE (Morrison Hill). This event aimed to foster STEM (Science, Design and Technology, Engineering, and Mathematic) Education and innovation. Over 100 F1 and F2 students from 11 secondary schools, forming 13 teams, participated in the challenge with the theme of “‘Future Flight Challenge”. During the challenge, students were given the task of designing and prototyping innovative solutions to support air mobility vehicles within an 8 hours timeframe. The winning team successfully created a drone prototype equipped with a parachute system and a user interface. Their dedication and outstanding work showcased the essence of engineering and problem-solving in real-world scenarios.
Qianhai-Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao-Taiwan Youth Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition 2023 (Hong Kong Division)
Being the supporting organisation of the event "Qianhai-Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao-Taiwan Youth Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition 2023 (Hong Kong Division)" organized by Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups, Innovation and Technology Co-create Centre now invite students to join.
21-23 August 2023
Xccelerate Programme
The programme provides professional training for upskilling our students on digital skills, presentation skills and professional image in preparation for their projects.
15 Aug 2023
VTC x Microsoft Future Skills Ambassador Program
VTC x Microsoft Future Skills Ambassador Program
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