The platform aims to encourage the Logistics and Supply Chain industry to adopt innovation and technology to enhance efficiency and productivity
September 30, 2022, Hong Kong – Logistics and Supply Chain MultiTech R&D Centre (LSCM) and Microsoft Hong Kong today launched “LSCM x Microsoft Tech Platform” (the technology platform), a platform aiming to encourage the industry to adopt innovation and technology to enhance efficiency and productivity.
Intended to initiate a technology platform for the industry to utilize technology for business expansion, LSCM collaborates with Microsoft Hong Kong to provide innovative advice and resources for logistics and supply chain-related projects with advanced technologies including AI, Blockchain, Big Data and IoTs.
As the technology partner, Microsoft Hong Kong will jointly develop the technology platform with LSCM, with resources in deploying Microsoft products including Azure, Power Platform on Data Analytics, Azure Cognitive Services for Machine learning, Natural Language Processing, Voice Computing, support LSCM R&D projects to adopt Azure, as well as collaboration with Microsoft Partners in supporting LSCM research projects. Microsoft will also support the industry members of LSCM in digital transformation through Azure, technical consulting and go-to-market programs.
“In the digital economy, Cloud Computing is a crucial enabler of digital transformation in terms of scalability, time-to-market, security and innovation. Striving to collaborate with research institutes in Hong Kong such as LSCM in the R&D of innovation and technology is always our core mission,” said Ms Cally Chan, General Manager of Microsoft Hong Kong and Macau. “As the technology enabler, we are thrilled to support the launch of “LSCM x Microsoft Tech Platform”, joining hands to empower local logistics and supply chain players to embrace digital transformation with Microsoft technology solutions and expertise. Together with LSCM and the logistics and supply chain sector, we support Hong Kong to build a world-class smart city.”
“Technology is indispensable in tackling the challenges in the post-pandemic new normal. LSCM is excited to collaborate with Microsoft Hong Kong in developing innovation and technology and fostering the adoption of technology by the industry”, said Mr Simon WONG, MH, FCILT, Chief Executive Officer, LSCM. “The “LSCM x Microsoft Tech Platform” would enhance the application of technology in smart city development, smart mobility, logistics and supply chain. We would continue to work closely with the industry to develop innovative technologies to enhance the competitiveness of Hong Kong.
For more information, please visit https://microsoft-lscm.empowerhk.com/.
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The Logistics and Supply Chain MultiTech R&D Centre (LSCM) was founded in 2006, with funding from the Innovation and Technology Fund of The Government of the Hong Kong SAR, and is co-hosted by the University of Hong Kong, the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. It aims to strengthen the local logistics sector and related industries by providing a one-stop resource for applied research and technology transfer, and to reinforce cooperation between the industry and research institutes, to bring about meaningful and significant benefits to the industry and the community. For more information, please visit www.lscm.hk.