Facts and Figures 2010

Research Institutes The Asia-Pacific Institute of Business • CAS–CUHK Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Integration • Technology Hong Kong Cancer Institute • Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies • The Hong Kong Institute of Biotechnology Limited • Hong Kong Institute of Diabetes and Obesity • Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research • Institute of Chinese Medicine • Institute of Chinese Studies • Institute of Digestive Disease • Institute of Economics and Finance • Institute of Human Communicative Research • The Institute of Mathematical Sciences • Institute of Optical Science and Technology • Institute of Plant Molecular Biology and Agricultural • Biotechnology Institute of Precision Engineering • Institute of Science and Technology • Institute of Space and Earth Information Science • Institute of Theoretical Computer Science and Communications • Institute of Theoretical Physics • Institute of Vascular Medicine • Li & Fung Institute of Supply Chain Management & Logistics • Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences • Research Institute for the Humanities • Shun Hing Institute of Advanced Engineering • State Key Laboratories • State Key Laboratory in Oncology in South China (CUHK) Backed by a strong clinical base, the laboratory, established in 2006, conducts research into the early detection of cancers particularly prevalent in Asian populations, and seeks to develop novel therapeutics for the treatment. • State Key Laboratory of Agrobiotechnology (CUHK) The laboratory was established in 2008 with the mission of up-scaling China’s agricultural technology to increase agricultural productivity, safeguard food security in China, and improve people’s nutrition by combining the traditional wisdom of farmers and breeders and modern biotechnology. 23