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SD+

SD Plus (SD+) is a knowledge transfer unit of the School of Design of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, offering professional design-related consultancy services and contract research to the industry. The experts from our research centre and design labs eagerly transform innovations and research breakthroughs into real-world industry solutions and social innovations. Leveraging on our academic strength, research expertise, and global network, we take our ideas and inventions from lab to life. We drive commercialization by helping businesses and industries enhance their products and improve operational performance.

Vision

 

To be the premier applied research and design innovation centre in the region, fostering productive interchange between cutting-edge design research at PolyU and best practices from industry partners.

Mission

 

We will help government, industry, and civil society organizations use the best PolyU research and design strengths. We are fostering knowledge transfer, design service and incubation of startups and innovations that positively impact the region.

ABOUT US
SERVICES
Office

SERVICES 
WE OFFER

DESIGN MANAGEMENT

Advisory on design management: formation of interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary design teams

 

Setting up in-house design and innovation centre

STRATEGIC DESIGN & PLANNING

Branding strategy from concept direction to prototype scenario-building

Service Design

In-house high-level training and workshop

DESIGN RESEARCH

Asian lifestyle research

User scenarios and behaviour

Industry-Academia Joint Design Research Lab

Strategic planning for Chinese Distinctive Towns

ENDORSEMENT & AWARDS

Advisory and organisation on global design competitions

Endorsement of good quality design standards and awards

Glass Buildings

PROject themes
TO BE FOCUSED ON

  • Healthcare and Personal Wellness

  • Smart, Sustainable City and mobility

  • business design and entrepreneurship

  • Design for Purposeful ai and robotic

  • IoT for Smart Home/Living

  • gaming and entertainment

  • Service Design

Project

FEATURE

PROJECTS

RESEARCH CENTRE/
DESIGN LABS

The experts from our Research Centre and Design Labs eagerly transform innovations and research breakthroughs into real-world industry solutions and social innovations.

 

Design Labs
News & Events

NEWS & EVENTS

CEREMONY

SD X PLD Capital Strategic PartnershipMoU Signing Ceremony

26.4.2023