Meet HKU Startup Founders ep 1: Clearbot – Ocean Cleaning Robot Drones

Meet HKU Startup Founders ep 1: Clearbot – Ocean Cleaning Robot Drones

HKU Innovation & Entrepreneurship Hub iDendron presents the “Meet HKU Startup Founders” series. You are invited to join us online to meet Sidhant Gupta and Abbas Alvi, co-founders of Clearbot. They will share their project’s prospect and challenges of ocean cleaning robot drones and take your questions from around the world. 

Cleaning up thousands of tonnes of rubbish on sea is a costly and endless task. A group of HKU students developed the Clearbot, an award winning trash-collecting robots using AI-Vision to detect and collect trash from bodies of water. Clearbot is also JUMPSTARTER IdeaPOP! Champion this year. These robots are fully autonomous, solar-powered and work as a team to remove trash.

The live online event will be held from 20:00 to 20:45, 11 Jun (Thur | HKT). Submit your questions to!


香港大學創新及創業中心iDendron推出「Meet HKU Startup Founders」節目系列,請來港大創業者分享,並回答觀眾問題。首集直播將介紹及討論用機械人收集海面垃圾的Clearbot計劃,於香港時間本周四 (6月11日)晚上8時正以英語進行。

技術難關如何克服?這樣清理海面垃圾,效率又是如何?計劃的營商模式,又是否可持續?歡迎留言或寄電郵至 提交問題。

Sidhant Gupta, Co-founder of Clearbot
 – HKU Engineering Fresh Graduate

Abbas Alvi, Co-founder of Clearbot
 – HKU Mechanical Final Year Student

Host: Laurence Tang, Senior Manager of iDendron 

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Facebook: HKU 100/ iDendron
Youtube: HKU iDendron
Twitter: @HKUniversity

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