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We won a gold medal award at Geneva International Exhibition of Inventions

Innovative research projects conducted by Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) researchers shone at the 2023 Geneva International Exhibition of Inventions held from 26 to 30 April, receiving four prizes including three Gold Medals and one Silver Medal.

Aspiring to be a leading, research-led, liberal arts university in Asia, HKBU is committed to conducting world-leading investigations that extend the frontiers of knowledge, tackle global challenges and benefit the community at home and abroad. HKBU’s award-winning projects reflect the University’s ongoing commitment to conducting innovative and impactful research to improve human wellbeing.

The award winning HKBU research projects are:

Gold Medal

  • A rapid and sample-to-answer AST microfluidic system applicable in resource-limited conditions” by Dr Ren Kangning of the Department of Chemistry

The rapid and sample-to-answer antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) microfluidic system, which addresses antimicrobial resistance, is applicable in resource-limited conditions, such as low-income countries that lack expensive instruments. The new technology can provide information about any drug-resistant pathogens present in samples by simply using a cell phone, enabling a quick screening of samples via onsite testing within three hours. Please click here for more details about the research.


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