Prevention of Ageing-associated Neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s Disease and Glaucoma with a Wolfberry Extract
A research team in the HKU School of Biomedical Sciences has found that wolfberry not only can protect the retinal ganglion cells on the retina against glaucoma, but also can inhibit neuronal apoptosis to prevent neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s disease.
A Soft Robot Hand for Neural Rehabilitation of Degenerative Neurological Diseases and Strokes
A research team in HKU Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology has developed a soft robotic hand that is designed as a light-weight, wearable glove, which is safe and easy for patients with hand motor impairment to use for rehabilitation.
Technology-based Management of Swallowing Difficulties
A research team in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, HKU Faculty of Education, is developing technology-based solutions to increase the awareness of carers and the general public about management of swallowing difficulties in the elderly, and to provide alternatives to treat swallowing difficulties.
HKU at Forefront in Developing New Sources of Lighting
Professor Che has several patents that have been licensed by local, national and international companies, who are working with him to develop platinum OLEDs into industrial applications.
The Beauty of the Skin Industry
SkinData aims to develop products for skin pigmentation, photoageing and inflammation, using naturally-sourced, active pharmaceutical-grade compounds that are put through rigorous testing.
Artificial Intelligence at Your Service
The startup, Accosys Ltd, provides AI concierge services for the public sector and service industry that can give a much better user experience
HKU DreamCatchers 100K
DreamCatchers, HKU's entrepreneurship series launched in 2015, provides a platform to inspire innovation and entrepreneurship. The HKU DreamCatchers 100K was launched in early 2016 to provide seed fund for young entrepreneurs to kick off their businesses.