CUHK innovations win 26 awards at International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva 2023
Researchers from The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) have won 26 awards at the International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva 2023, including 6 Gold Medals with Congratulation of the jury, 2 Gold Medals, 11 Silver Medals and 7 Bronze Medals. Among these 26 inventions, two were awarded special prizes including the Prize of the International Federation of Inventors’ Association – IFIA Award and Prize of Saudi Arabian Delegation. This demonstrating the University’s excellence in research and innovation on the global stage.
CUHK Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Sham Mai-har said, “I am thrilled about the exceptional accomplishments of CUHK research teams. These international awards are a testament to our scholars’ cutting-edge inventions, which span disciplines such as medical robotics, drug development, nanotechnology and artificial intelligence. We will continue to support scholars in pursuing innovative research and bringing their innovations to fruition to make a meaningful impact in the world.”
The awarded projects are examples of CUHK’s success in knowledge transfer, translating research and innovation into tangible benefits and outcomes. Among the 26 projects, 8 of them were developed under the world-class InnoHK research centres led by CUHK, which collaborate with top research institutions around the world. Another 9 projects have been commercialised through university-supported startup companies led by CUHK researchers or become successful social enterprises. The University will continue its efforts in encouraging staff and students to develop innovative solutions that tackle some of the world’s most pressing challenges.
The International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva is the largest global exhibition devoted exclusively to inventions. All the exhibited inventions have been evaluated by an international jury of specialists. This year’s exhibition showcased over 1,000 inventions from 40 countries and regions.