The 46th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva

The 46th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva

The International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva (“IEIG”) is one of the top three events held in Geneva, Switzerland annually and it is exclusively devoted to inventions and innovations. Under the patronage of the Swiss Federal Government and of the State and the City of Geneva, this event showcases and highlights innovations and inventions from around the world. The 46th edition of IEIG was held during April 11 – 15, 2018. IEIG 2018 has attracted a thousand inventions and products, 822 exhibitors from 40 countries and 31,050 visitors from all 5 continents.

This year, HKU participated at IEIG 2018 for the very first time with seven of its inventions and we are pleased to share that HKU was conferred a total of eight awards by the international jury of experts. All the participating HKU inventions were awarded.

Title of Innovations Principal Investigator Faculty Awards Received
Arsenol® Professor Kwong Yuk Lam

Professor Kumana Cyrus Rustam


Faculty of Medicine Gold Medal
Bone Screw – ANTI-PENETRATION BONE IMPLANT DEVICE AND METHOD (HKU Spinoff Project) Professor LU Weijia, William

Mr KULPER Sloan Austin

Professor Leung Ka Li

Dr Feng Xinshuo

Faculty of Medicine Silver Medal
OPTIClear – Tissue Clearing Agent (Student Project) Mr. Hei Ming LAI  (MBBS Student)

Professor Wutian WU

Faculty of Medicine Gold Medal
High Viscosity Mixing Tech – Efficient and Rapid Mixing of Highly Viscous Fluids Dr SHUM Ho Cheung Faculty of Engineering Silver Medal
Passive LED Driver for Outdoor Lighting Applications Professor HUI Shu Yuen, Ron Faculty of Engineering Prize of Patent Office of Corporation Council for the ARAB STATES OF THE GULF – GCCPO;

Special Gold Medal

Daptomycin – Antibacterial Cyclic Lipopeptides Dr LI Xue Chen Faculty of Science Silver Medal
Angle Difference Method for Vehicle Navigation in Multilevel Road Networks Professor YEH Anthony Faculty of Architecture Gold Medal
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