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Following the achievement gained from the award of last year, the RFID Solutions Laboratory once again won the 1st runner-up in the Most Favourite PolyU Research News of 2016 organized by Communications and Public Affairs Office, PolyU. A celebration luncheon was held on 12 January, 2017, which was hosted by Prof. Timothy Tong, the President, and joined by Prof. Alexander Wai, Vice President (Research Development). A certificate was also presented to the winning team for their great influence and enhancement of the well-being of the society.

Dr. George Ho, Mr. Burly Tan and Mr. Gabriel Lee are the key inventers of the project entitled “RFID-based Drug Management and Electronic Nursing Service Management Systems”.  The research news was published widely in media by PolyU, and was even shortlisted to compete in a Facebook campaign for the title of “Most Favourite PolyU Research News of 2016”.  Among over 500 comments and votes collected, the project team finally won the 1st runner-up, with a lot of supportive feedbacks showing the positive impacts of the project on the community, in the campaign.

The Most Favourite PolyU Research News of 2016 is a Facebook campaign that inviting the public to vote to the shortlisted research news via the PolyU’s social media platform. In 2016, PolyU has released a wide variety of news about its innovative and impactful research and 10 of the most representative research news are selected for the competition.

Please access the following URL for the campaign details:

https://www.facebook.com/pg/HongKongPolyU/photos/?tab=album&album_id=10154850291919549