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Dr Xin ZHAO awarded China’s Excellent Young Scientists Fund

25 Aug 2021

Dr Xin ZHAO, Associate Professor

Dr Xin ZHAO, Associate Professor of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, PolyU, has been awarded funding from the highly competitive China’s Excellent Young Scientists Fund 2021 (國家優秀青年科學基金) with the project “Engineering biomimetic microenvironment for bone repair”. She will receive HKD1.92 million to support her research project in Hong Kong over a three-year period.

Under the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the Fund was extended to young scientists in Hong Kong and Macau at eight designated universities since 2019. A total of 25 young scholars from Hong Kong and Macau are awarded funding this year.

Congratulations to Dr Zhao!


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