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South China Morning Post | 4 February 2021

The staggering amount of plastic and other waste clogging the world’s oceans and waterways—including the equivalent of 250 pieces of debris for every human in the world in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch alone—is one of the biggest crises of modern times. Automated robot can detect, remove and analyse debris in a variety of water systems. Winner of HKTDC's Start-Up Express began as a student project at HKU.

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Microsoft News | 15 December 2020

Microsoft Hong Kong x Swire Trust AI for Good Challenge 2020 awards innovative ideas designed for local NGOs to solve local environmental challenges towards the marine ecosystem. Notable winners of the program include first runner up Open Ocean Engineering Limited, who created a ClearBot with an AI vision for Ocean3C, which can self-navigate to collect 200 liters of marine litter.

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In celebration of World Oceans Day, Razer aids upcoming startup, ClearBot, to redesign its AI robot that cleans up marine plastics. Razer has also reached a new sustainability milestone with its #GoGreenWithRazer campaign mascot Sneki Snek and launches new merchandise to save even more trees.

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Gaming giant Razer has partnered with a small company called Clearbot to help design an autonomous trash-collecting boat that can identify floating garbage in the water, catalog it and then collect it into a waste container. The collaboration is part of Razer's Go Green with Razer initiative to help startups working on sustainability and green technology projects.

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