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The 46th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva - April 11-15, 2018

The 46th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva - April 11-15, 2018
11 Apr 2018 - 15 Apr 2018

The 46th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva April 11-15, 2018

This year, HKU participated at the 46th edition of The International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva (“IEIG”) 2018 which was held during April 11 – 15, 2018 for the very first time with seven of its inventions. The IEIG is one of the top three events held in Geneva, Switzerland annually and it is exclusively devoted to inventions and innovations from around the world. IEIG 2018 had attracted a thousand inventions and products, 822 exhibitors from 40 countries and 31,050 visitors from all 5 continents.

We are pleased to share that HKU was conferred a total of eight awards by the international jury of experts, details as follows:
• The Prize of Patent Office of Corporation Council for the ARAB STATES OF THE GULF – GCCPO
• One Gold Medal with Special Recognition by the International Jury of Experts
• Three Gold Medals; and
• Three Silver Medals.

Invention #1
Awards:
(i) The Prize of Patent Office Of Cooperation Council for THE ARAB STATES OF THE GULF – GCCPO; and
(ii) Gold Medal with Special Recognition by the International Jury of Experts
Title: Passive LED Power Driver: A Smart and Environmental-Friendly Street Lighting Technology
Inventors: Professor HUI Shu Yuen, Ron, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Invention #2
Award: Gold Medal
Title: Arsenol®: The First Oral Formulation of Arsenic Trioxide
Inventors: Professor KWONG Yok Lam and Professor KUMANA Cyrus Rustam, Department of Medicine

Invention #3
Award: Gold Medal
Title: Development and Applications of Next Generation Histology for 3D Interrogation of Human Brain
Inventors: Professor WU Wutian and Mr LAI Hei Ming, School of Biomedical Sciences

Invention #4
Award: Gold Medal
Title: Angle Difference Method for Vehicle Navigation in Multilevel Road Networks
Inventors: Professor YEH Garon, Anthony, Dr ZHONG Teng, Dr YUE Yang, Department of Urban Planning & Design

Invention #5
Award: Silver Medal
Title: Efficient and Rapid Mixing of Highly Viscous Fluids
Inventors: Dr KONG Tiantian, Dr LIU Zhou, Dr SHUM Ho Cheung, Prof WANG Liqiu, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Invention #6
Award: Silver Medal
Title: Anti-penetration Bone Implant Device and Method
Inventors: Mr KULPER Sloan Austin, Professor LU Weijia, William, Professor LEUNG Ka Li, Frankie, Dr FANG Xinshuo, Christian, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Invention #7
Award: Silver Medal
Title: Development of Next-Generation Antibacterial Drugs
Inventors: Dr Li Xuechen, Department of Chemistry