HKU excels with innovative research at Geneva inventions exhibition

HKU excels with innovative research at Geneva inventions exhibition

The University of Hong Kong (HKU) triumphed at the 48th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva, winning a total of 19 awards, including two special grand prizes Invention & Innovation CAI Award (China Delegation), and Prize of the Delegation of Malaysia. The results were announced yesterday (April 28).

Source: Mirage News

PortfoPlus brings ChatGPT to insurance agents

PortfoPlus brings ChatGPT to insurance agents

PortfoPlus is a startup that launched in 2018 initially with a policy wallet that agents could use to aggregate a customer’s insurance products. That would give agents a holistic view of a customer’s insurance and wealth profile, which would give the agent an edge in providing advice and pitching products.

Source: Digital Finance by AMTD

Medical Device Innovation – Seekr and Hollo

Medical Device Innovation – Seekr and Hollo

“為紓緩部分醫療服務的需求,兩間初創公司Seekr Technologies Limited(下稱Seekr)和Hollo Health Limited(下稱Hollo)在香港大學創新及創業中心(下稱iDendron)Gear Up 創業種子基金培育計劃的幫助下,積極發展與健康護理、醫療保健等相關服務的產品,建立全新醫療服務流程。”

Source: Topick HKET

App Tech Innovation – ROJU and Creato

App Tech Innovation – ROJU and Creato

“港大 iDendron Gear Up計劃鼓勵創新 帶領香港企業走向國際科技市場。兩間初創公司 ROJU: Jump Rope & Fitness App和 Creato(ESSAA Limited)得到香港大學創新及創業中心(iDendron)Gear Up 創業種子基金培育計劃的幫助下,致力發展不同的手機應用程式,為用戶打造更方便的生活,把握科技發展機遇和市場潛力。”

Source: Topick HKET

Clearbot on TVB Pearl

Clearbot on TVB Pearl

Clearbot, an iDendron startup was featured in TVB Pearl’s Dolce Vita episode 49. The startup creates self-driving electric boats that sustainably detect and collect floating ocean trash and has expanded its use cases from collection of trash to use in data collection and foam breakage.

Source: TVB Pearl

How Archireef’s 3D-printed tiles are restoring coral reefs

How Archireef’s 3D-printed tiles are restoring coral reefs

Vriko Yu, the co-founder and CEO of Archireef was one of the 13 top innovators who joined the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2023 at Davos. Vriko shared her insights on coral reef restoration and how Archireef can play a vital role in marine conservation.

Source: Uplink