CityU’s record-breaking showing at International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva
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Researchers from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) received 36 awards, including one Special Prize, three Gold Medals with Congratulations of the Jury, 17 Gold Medals, nine Silver Medals and six Bronze Medals at the 48th International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva (IEIG) held from 26 to 30 April. This is the third year running that CityU has received the highest number of awards among local institutions.
This international attainment demonstrates the University’s excellence in high-quality research and innovation on the global stage.
President Way Kuo of CityU congratulated the winners for their outstanding achievements. “Our research is making an impact on society that can help Hong Kong develop into an international innovation and technology hub,” he said.
These accomplishments in world-class teaching and research follow a trend in international recognition at CityU. Altogether 29 CityU scholars were named Highly Cited Researchers for 2022 by Clarivate, placing CityU among the top 50 worldwide. By faculty size, CityU’s percentage of the world’s most Highly Cited Researchers puts it first in Hong Kong and Asia.
CityU also shone in the 2021 top 100 universities granted US utility patents by the National Academy of Inventors. CityU is placed 29th in the world, its highest-ever position and was ranked 1st among local institutions for the 6th consecutive year.
Fourteen award-winning teams in the 48th IEIG are starts-up under, HK Tech 300, CityU’s large-scale flagship innovation and entrepreneurship programme.
IEIG, an annual event dedicated to inventions, provides a unique opportunity for inventors and researchers to present the results of their research and their new products.
For details on CityU’s award-winning projects, please refer to the attachment.
About City University of Hong Kong
As one of the fastest-growing universities in the world over the last decade, CityU is recognised as a hub for innovation in research and professional education. Our world-class faculty champion the integration of teaching and research and consistently excel across many key international indicators for research excellence. Focusing on our core mission, we are committed to promoting knowledge and contributing to society through outstanding teaching and research.
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