A Grand Prix at the world famous International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva was bestowed upon the technology of testing toxins using fish embryos. This technology was originally developed by Prof Shuk Han Cheng, a BMS faculty member, and her research team.
Vitargent (International) Biotechnology Limited, a company set up by graduates Mr Eric Chen Zixiang and Dr Xueping Chen of the College of Science and Engineering of CityU, which commercialized this technology, has been awarded the prize.
This major achievement has drawn wide attention from media and was also mentioned in the blog of the HKSAR Chief Executive. A collection of media coverage can be found below:
11 May 2015