HKBU showcases innovative technologies at InnoCarnival

The School of Chinese Medicine (SCM), the Faculty of Social Sciences (SOSC) and the Knowledge Transfer Office (KTO) jointly showcased nine innovative technologies to highlight the research impact of the University at the InnoCarnival 2021 organized by the Innovation and Technology Commission at the Hong Kong Science Park from 23 to 31 October and attracted over 220,000 visitors.  


HKBU’s exhibition carried the theme of “Embracing Health via HKBU Chinese Medicine & Social Sciences Research Impact”. KTO introduced the latest inventions of the University to the public, including new developments in bone and aptamer research, phytonutrient-based remedial fluid for the management of hypertrophic and keloidal scars, as well as skin whitening, anti-ageing and skincare products. 


SOSC participated in the exhibition for the first time. It showcased multiple research achievements, including “The Battle of Hong Kong 1941” historical geographical information system; the online cognitive behavioural therapy programme “EASE Online”; and the Jockey Club “MusFit Action” mobile app.


SCM displayed two new computer games on Taichi and Wuqinxi to promote health through exercise. The School also introduced health enhancement projects that aim to improve people’s body constitutions and health management with cloud computing, as well as the Jockey Club “Embrace Health” Chinese medicine programme.


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Mr Paul Poon, Deputy Chairman of the Council and the Court (8th from left); Professor Alexander Wai, President and Vice-Chancellor (7th from left); and Professor Rick Wong, Interim Provost (6th from right), visit the University's exhibition booths. 


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Visitors explore the interactive map of “The Battle of Hong Kong 1941” historical geographical information system.


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Visitors play the Wuqinxi computer game to learn more about health preservation through exercise.