HKU showcases ten healthcare and medical research projects at Asia Summit on Global Health

“(HKU) showcased ten healthcare and medical research and development projects from its startup teams at the “Asia Summit on Global Health” held from May 17 to 18 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.”


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


InnoSpire Technology Limited, an iDendron startuo was featured in HKIE Civil Division’s video. It is a technology startup with a social mission dedicated to the use of technology to provide visual assistance for elderly and visually impaired people. Currently, developing the FIRST smart glasses in the world that can provide hybrid human-AI visual support to visually impaired people or elderly. ​

Source: HKIE Civil Division Youtube Channel

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

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

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

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.”

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

Construction Technology – IntuVision and DDD Material Supply

“近年大灣區及全球的建築業發展蓬勃,應用創新科技更將成為主流。本港兩間初創公司IntuVision Limited及大笪地物料(DDD Material Supply Limited)就透過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,將創新科技應用在建築業上,為向香港、大灣區以及全球發展鋪路。”

Source: Topick HKET

Gen.T List 2022 – Meet the Honourees of HKU Start-ups

We are so proud to see our start-up community members being recognized on the Gen.T List 2022, as parts of the 300 Leaders of Tomorrow across Asia to make a better future. Congratulations and we look forward to hearing more from them!

  • Vriko Yu – Co-founder and CEO, ArchiREEF
  • Olivia Chan – Co-founder and CEO, BeautyFact
  • Sidhant Gupta – Co-founder and CEO, Clearbot
  • Ankit Suri – Co-founder, Planto
Internet Professionals Sharing

In mid Dec, a group of HKU startup founders returned to campus for sharing their journey and experience. It was wonderful having this encouraging and open conversation between young students and still-young alumni about starting businesses. Thank you for sharing and participating!

Seven HKU start-ups of current students, faculties and alumni met HKU President Professor Zhang in HKSTP on 22 Sep

The President gave encouragement and valuable feedbacks after listening to their stories individually. These companies range from advance biomaterials, environmental to AI and metaverse and in varies stages of business. One thing in common is that the start-ups are all determined to make an impact to the world with their innovation and all very proud of being an HKUer.

Thank you Mr. Albert Wong for all of your support to HKU and iDendron start-ups.