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HKU Department of Civil Engineering Supports the CE’s 2023 Policy Address for New Initiatives for the Construction Industry

The Chief Executive, Mr LEE Ka-chiu John, in his Policy Address 2023, said that the Development Bureau will continue to invest in infrastructure, promote Modular Integrated Construction (MiC) and Multi-trade Integrated Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MiMEP) technologies, and motivate applied research and digitalisation of the construction industry, to further enhance the infrastructure project performance, expedite housing supply, and enhance Hong Kong’s long-term competitiveness.



“We are delighted to see the various initiatives supporting the construction industry and infrastructure development in the Chief Executive’s 2023 Policy Address, such as the further promotion of MiC and smart construction technologies. HKU Department of Civil Engineering supports the initiatives by seeking innovation-driven and problem-solving-oriented solutions for enhancing construction productivity and sustainability continuously,” said Professor Wei Pan, Head of Department of Civil Engineering, Executive Director of Centre for Innovation in Construction and Infrastructure Development (CICID) and Director of MiC Laboratory (MiCLab) of The University of Hong Kong.



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