Staff Achievement
 
HKBU scholars’ inventions win four awards at International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva
The HKBU delegation at the International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva: (fourth from left) Professor Rick Wong, Vice-President (Research and Development); (fifth from left) Professor Gary Wong Ka-leung, inventor of the award-winning “Non-invasive, urine-based prostate cancer detection kit”; and (fifth from right) Dr Alfred Tan, Head of Knowledge Transfer Office. Mr Cheng Yan-kee, former Chairman of HKBU Council (fourth from right) , also gives his support to the team.
The unique patented interlocking design of the "OH Furniture Collection" and "OHO Jewellery Collection"
The "OH Furniture Collection" enables a flexibility to turn a chair into a table easily
A delegation from HKBU won a Gold Medal with the Congratulations of Jury, a Gold Medal, a Silver Medal and a Thailand Award for the Best International Invention at the 47th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva held in Switzerland from 10 to 14 April 2019. 
 
HKBU submitted three entries this year. The winning projects are:
 
  • The "Non-invasive, urine-based prostate cancer detection kit" invented by HKBU and its spin-off company New Life Medicine Technology Company Limited, which won the Gold Medal with the Congratulations of Jury and the Thailand Award for the Best International Invention. This prostate cancer detection kit technology was licensed to Jacobson Pharma Corporation Limited for commercialisation.
 
  • The "OH Furniture Collection" invented by Mr Andrea Ingrassia, a lecturer from the Academy of Visual Arts, which won a Gold Medal. 
 
  • The "OHO Jewellery Collection" invented by Mr Andrea Ingrassia, a lecturer from the Academy of Visual Arts, which won a Silver Medal. 
 
Extending his wholehearted congratulations to the winning teams, President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Roland Chin said that the awards signified that HKBU’s innovative research has been recognised by the international academic and professional community.
 
For more details, please refer to: https://cpro.hkbu.edu.hk/en/press_release/detail/HKBU-scholars-inventions-win-four-awards-at-International-Exhibition-of-Inventions-of-Geneva/


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