Centre for Marine Environmental Research and Innovative Technology

The University of Hong Kong Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong

T +852 2299 0600
F +852 2559 9114

MERIT Going Forward

MERIT will continue to:

  • Play a leading role in marine environmental research in the region;
  • Maintain the highest attainable level of quality scientific output and be globally visible through our high impact research;
  • Organise international conferences, workshops, seminars and promote the use of novel technology and academic excellence in marine environmental reserach;
  • Commercialise selected novel technologies such as the 'Artificial Mussels', Marine Medaka microarray, etc;
  • Offer objective, expert advice and consultancy to regulatory authorities;
  • Train environmental managers in the region and build the core capability in marine environmental management to address imminent needs;
  • Identify further research areas where Hong Kong has the potential to develop an international competitive edge and attain world class excellence; and
  • Build on existing strengths and contribute to maintaining Hong Kong's economic position in a sustainable fashion.