Hong Kong to Showcase Five Clean-Tech Companies in San Francisco this Week

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Clean-Tech Companies in San Francisco ( Solar Thermal Magazine)

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation is bringing Hong Kong’s sustainable innovations to the world by leading a delegation of clean-tech companies to the Clean-tech Forum San Francisco 2015, at the Palace Hotel, San Francisco, from 16-18 March.

Through this annual event, green technology start-ups showcase their innovations to global clean-tech leaders and entities with influence, while also being given the opportunity to establish relationships with potential investors and partners.

This year’s HKSTP delegation includes five clean-tech companies that will showcase sustainable innovations ranging from a water filtration device to renewable energy technologies and energy management platforms.

The participating companies in the HKSTP delegation are:

Energybox (http://energybox.com)
Developer of a cloud-based solution that improves energy efficiency via a networking device and an integrated smart communications system.

Kitenergy (http://www.kitenergy,net/)
A radical innovation in wind energy generation which exploits the power of high-altitude wind in the troposphere and converts it into electricity by means of power kites.

Liricco Technologies (http://www.valta.com/)
Focuses on home automation and energy management. Its flagship product, Valta, is a cloud-based system that controls and monitors any room with a simple app.

Monarch Power (http://monarch-power.com/)
A company dedicated to meeting the renewable energy needs of the world, with a strong focus on advanced solar energy solutions

Wiracocha Ltd
An innovative water filtration device that produces safe and clean drinking water. The product combines ultra-filtration and water storage into a single portable container.

All participants and registered media are welcome to attend the sessions presented by the above Hong Kong companies and connect with the Hong Kong cleantech community in the Marina Room at the Palace Hotel. Schedule is as follows:

17 March 2015 (Tue)
11:15-12:15
Presentation of Liricco Technologies
Connect Track: Smart Home – Managing Comfort, Cost, and Cool Factor
14:45-15:45
Presentation of Monarch Power
Connect Track: How the Cloud is Empowering the Sun
16:00-17:00
Presentation of Energybox
Connect Track: Innovation in Commercial Buildings
18 March 2015 (Wed)
11:00-12:00
Presentation of Kitenergy
Connect Track: The Evolving Electricity Grid
13:30-14:30
Presentation of Wiracocha
Connect Track: The Internet Meets Water
Andrew Young, HKSTP’s Chief Commercial Officer, said:

Hong Kong Science Park provides a unique living laboratory environment where sustainable innovations are tested and implemented. We take pride in being able to present a unique line -up of cleantech start-ups whose innovations are set to make a positive impact to our lives. We look forward to forming fruitful R&D partnerships with technology leaders, research elites and industry players in the US and welcoming them to choose Hong Kong Science Park as their soft-landing base to explore potential collaboration opportunities with Hong Kong companies.

About Gordon Smith
Gordon's expertise in the area of industrial energy efficiency and alternative energy. He is an experienced electrical engineer with a Masters degree in Alternative Energy technology. He is the co-founder of several renewable energy media sites including Solar Thermal Magazine.