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HKU Awardees Acclaimed at CE’s Reception for Awardees of International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva 2021

17 May 2021

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HKU Awardees Acclaimed at CE’s Reception for Awardees of International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva 2021

 

The CE's Reception for Awardees of International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva 2021 was successfully held on 17th May 2021 at the Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks. Chief Executive Carrie Lam commended Hong Kong research and development (R&D) talents for their inventions winning worldwide acclaim.

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Dr. He Yiwu, Chief Innovation Officer & Senior Advisor to the President, HKU and Professor Chen Honglin, Gold Medal with Congratulations of the Jury Awardee introduced the Flu-based COVID-19 Vaccine to the Chief Executive Carrie Lam, Swiss Consul-General in Hong Kong Rolf Frei and Secretary for Innovation & Technology Alfred Sit.

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The University’s participation in this year’s competition was coordinated by the Technology Transfer Office of HKU (HKUTTO). HKU reaped a total of eleven awards at the Special Edition 2021 Inventions Geneva Evaluation Days.

 

List of awarded inventions:

Gold Medal with Congratulations of the Jury

  • Flu-based COVID-19 Vaccine

Gold Medals

  • Innovative Sewage Testing Tool for SARS-CoV-2
  • Direct Thermal Charging Cell (DTCC)
  • Light-controlled Contamination-free Fluidic Processor
  • Ultra-Strong and Ductile Steel with Low Price and Easy Manufacturing

Silver Medals

  • A Nanofibrous Composite Membrane Air Filter
  • A Soft Underwater Manipulation System
  • Microfluidic Platform for Metastasis Detection and Drug Discovery
  • Momentus Robotics – MR-safe Actuators
  • Universal Fracture Healing Accelerator for External Fixators
  • Llewellyn and Partners - BIM Warehouse

 

More about the CE’s Reception: https://www.news.gov.hk/eng/2021/05/20210517/20210517_184516_015.html

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