Research in Industrial Projects for Students (RIPS) – Hong Kong 2017

June 12 - August 11, 2017


The sponsors for RIPS-Hong Kong 2017 include:



A global network of experts working with clients, communities and colleagues to develop and implement innovative solutions to the world’s most complex challenges: Delivering clean water and energy. Building iconic skyscrapers. Planning new cities. Restoring damaged environments. Connecting people and economies with roads, bridges, tunnels and transit systems. Designing parks where children play. Helping governments maintain stability and security.

Microsoft Research Asia

Microsoft Research Asia is founded in Beijing as Microsoft’s fundamental research facility in the Asia Pacific region and expands rapidly. By attracting the best talent from Asia and across the globe, Microsoft Research Asia has grown into a world-class research laboratory with more than 230 researchers and developers and more than 250 visiting scientists and students. Today, the lab conducts basic research in natural user interfaces, next-generation multimedia, data-intensive computing, search and online advertising, and computer science fundamentals.


Founded in November, 1998, Tencent is a leading provider of Internet value-added services in China. Since its establishment, Tencent has maintained steady growth under its user-oriented operating strategies. Tencent maintains a steadfast commitment to corporate citizenship, our public charity programs and the promotion of respectful Internet communities on our user platforms. With each new product and invention, Tencent strives to embrace philanthropy, expand the Internet, and be a model for all corporations who strive to improve our world through technology.


FitME is a start-up company in mainland China. Their platform of conversational commerce allows users to obtain one-stop service without installing apps or switching among them. As an intelligent service agent, FitME offers insights about users’ scenarios and organizes processes of services (tasks) intelligently according to the demands of customer. FitME has launched 3 unique platforms: App, WeChat Official Accounts, and the Chatting Robot of WeChat Groups. FitME cooperates with smart devices, cell phone manufacturers and Design House, and is building an intelligent hardware module with the integrated circuit ODM business developers.