USJ Delegation Visited InnoValley (Macao-Heng Qin Youth Entrepreneurship Valley)
USJ Delegation Visited InnoValley in Hengqin
In the afternoon of November 29th, a group of University of Saint Joseph (USJ) representatives, led by the USJ Rector, Professor Father Peter Stilwell, paid a visit to the InnoValley HQ, the Macao-Heng Qin Youth Entrepreneurship Valley, located in Heng Qin. The General Manager of HQFI InnoValley Incubator Management Co. Ltd., Mr. Xu Mu, received the USJ group with the Senior Manager, Mr. Xiao Yu, and the Manager of Marketing Specialist Department, Ms. Luo Feixueer. Professor Father Peter Stilwell expressed his willingness to collaborate with the InnoValley in educational and research projects. Professor Jenny Lao-Philips, Dean of the School of Business, and Professor Carlos Sena Caires, Dean of the Faculty of Creative Industries, introduced the key features of education and research in their respective academic units. Mr. Xu Mu explained the general development and the supportive policies available in the InnoValley, and shared a few successful collaborative cases with higher education institutions in Macao. The InnoValley HQ, with its beautiful environment, has attracted over 300 companies during the past three years, including start-up companies created by USJ alumni.
The USJ Delegation, led by Rector Professor Father Peter Stilwell, included: Acting Vice-Rector, Professor Rochelle Ge, Dean of the School of Business (SBU), Professor Jenny Lao-Phillips; Dean of the Faculty of Creative Industries (FCI), Professor Carlos Sena Caires; Coordinator of SBU’s Bachelor in Business Administration Programme, Professor Alexandre Lobo; Coordinator of the FCI’s Communication and Media Department, Professor José Simões; SBU Senior Lecturer, Professor Emil Marques; and FCI Senior Lecturers, Professors Filipa Martins and Gerald Estadieu.