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27 Jun 2018
Three HKUST teams, comprising students, alumni and their international peers, have won over 100 contesting teams to gain the top three prizes of the HKUST-Sino One Million Dollar Entrepreneurship Competition 2018.
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19 Jun 2018
HKBU scholars invent award-winning medical device for safe growth of neural stem cells using nanotechnology.
15 Jun 2018
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) today (14 June) kicked off the Jockey Club Smart City Tree Management Project, a large-scale pilot project in Hong Kong, to apply smart sensing technology and Geographic Information Systems for monitoring tree stability.
14 Jun 2018
PolyU has developed a novel micro-embossing equipment for manufacturing precision glass lenses with high image quality and resolution and embossing ultra-precise optical microstructures in glass in a much environmentally friendly way than conventional machines, saving electric power by 60 times and reducing manufacturing cost by two-thirds.
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11 Jun 2018
HKBU research group has described a new species of gecko in Hong Kong, and named it Hong Kong Tree Gecko (scientific name Hemiphyllodactylus hongkongensis). The species description was published in Zootaxa.
17 May 2018
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) brings glory to Hong Kong again by winning two “Global Innovation Awards” at TechConnect World Conference and Expo 2018 staged in the United States.
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15 May 2018
A team at Hong Kong Baptist University has developed the world’s first iridium(III)-based probes for imaging dopamine receptors in living cells. The discovery has enhanced the understanding of dopamine receptors in carcinogenesis, and the findings can be potentially developed as a novel early cancer detection technology.
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15 May 2018
HKBU's award-winning portable device can quickly and accurately detect lead contamination in water.
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10 May 2018
An immune molecule in the body shows promise for the treatment of Alzheimer’s.
08 May 2018
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) establishes today the University Research Facility in Big Data Analytics (UBDA), the first university-wide research facility in big data analytics among universities in Hong Kong
07 May 2018
In the past decade after the devastated 5.12 Wenchuan Earthquake in Sichuan, academics and students from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) have been working on a series of inter-disciplinary projects to help enhance the resilience of the affected communities.
04 May 2018
HKUST Launches a Transformative Degree Program in Integrative Systems and Design First Experiential Learning Program in Hong Kong that Allows Students to Plan What and How to Learn.
27 Apr 2018
The Silk Road International School of Engineering (SRISE) has rolled out its first university-industry collaboration project. Partnering with State Grid Corporation of China and The Hongkong Electric Company, Limited, SRISE has launched the Belt and Road Advanced Professional Development Programme in Power and Energy.
19 Apr 2018
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), AMTD Group Company and AMTD Foundation jointly launch Hong Kong’s first university-industry collaborated Financial Technology (FinTech) centre today (19 April).
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19 Apr 2018
An orchid-based skincare product could protect skin from the sun’s aging effects.
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18 Apr 2018
A specially designed spectacle lens developed by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) was found to have slowed down myopia progress by 60% in participating children, and 21.5% of them had their myopic progression halted completely. This lens will be launched in summer this year.
17 Apr 2018
A delegation from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) won top prizes, including three Gold Medals with Congratulations of Jury, one Gold Medal, and an award of excellence from Romania, at the 46th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva held in Switzerland from 11 to 14 April 2018.
17 Apr 2018
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) will launch a free MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) entitled “Industry 4.0: How to Revolutionize your Business” on the edX platform, a non-profit online learning destination founded by Harvard and MIT, starting from 27th February 2018 (Tuesday).
17 Apr 2018
The School of Business of Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) will jointly launch Hong Kong’s first taught master’s degree in Entrepreneurship and Global Marketing (MScEGM) in September 2018 with leading French business school Grenoble École de Management.
16 Apr 2018
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has brought glory to Hong Kong by winning 9 prizes, namely the Grand Prize (overall championship), one Grand Award, three Special Gold Medals, and four Gold Medals, at the 46th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva.
13 Apr 2018
The School of Chinese Medicine of Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) recently launched the territory’s first “Chinese Medical Formulae Images Database” in collaboration with the University Library.
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10 Apr 2018
Shopping well-fitting clothes online or making bespoke garments can be done more easily with the intelligent 3D human modelling technology developed by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), which digitally reconstructs the shape and size of a person accurately from two full body photographs within 5-10 seconds.
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04 Apr 2018
Researchers at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) have identified for the first time the culprit behind the causing of broad-spectrum bacterial resistance to peptide antibiotics.
04 Apr 2018
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) expanded its eighth annual One Million Dollar Entrepreneurship Competition to two more cities in China, making the total number of cities holding this competition to seven.
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04 Apr 2018
A research team led by scientists from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has identified new Alzheimer’s disease (AD) genetic risk factors in the Chinese population.
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26 Mar 2018
Research under the three-year multi-million-dollar collaboration is expected to significantly enhance the efficiency, privacy protection and security of blockchain technologies for standing against attacks from powerful quantum-computing.
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13 Mar 2018
A study conducted by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) finds that novice distance runners running with softer footfalls can reduce the risk of injury by 62%.
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13 Mar 2018
HKUST Scientists Find New Way to Produce Chiral Molecules which may Bring Safer and More Affordable Medicine

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