Professor Charles K. Kao Student Creativity Awards (PCKKSCA) 2023


5 Jan 2023 - 3 Mar 2023


Details and online application form are available at

Event Details:

You are cordially invited to participate in Professor Charles K. Kao Student Creativity Awards (PCKKSCA) 2023, a biennial competition of technological innovation co-organized by The Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer Services (ORKTS) and Center for Entrepreneurship (CfE).

Champion prizes for Group Entry and Individual Entry are HK$18,000 and HK$10,000, respectively. Selected teams may also represent CUHK to participate in Challenge Cup or other local, national and international competitions.

There are four project categories:

  • Life Sciences
  • Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Mathematics and Physics / Mechanics and Control

The following types of project are welcome for submission:

  1. Undergraduate’s Final Year Project
  2. Postgraduate’s Research Project
  3. Your self-innovation

As long as the projects have not been awarded in any international competitions or fully published in a journal, they are qualified for entry.

DEADLINE for submission: 3rd March 2023.

Shortlisted teams will present project to the judging panel in mid-April 2023.

Award ceremony will be held in late May 2023.


If you have further questions, please feel free to contact Mr. Liang Wu at 3943 9524 or email to