The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on
Encouraging Young People to Participate in Innovation and Technology Development
The Youth I.D.E.A.S. has released its fourth study on “Encouraging Young People to Participate in Innovation and Technology Development”. The Study found that among 494 young respondents, over ninety percent (92.5%) agree that Hong Kong should strengthen the development of Innovation and Technology. A majority of young respondents show dissatisfactions towards the current performance of Innovation and Technology and felt pessimistic at the future of youth engagement in this industry. Some revealed that current university programmes over-emphasise on theoretical basis with few applicable elements, providing fair help to the future engagement in Innovation and Technology Industry.
Young respondents believe that society atmosphere (64.2%), investment support (50.6%) and high land rate (38.5%) are the main factors affecting Hong Kong’s Innovation and Technology development. 64.6% also expect Innovation and Technology Bureau could help arouse the attention on Innovation and Technology in society.