Two PolyU startups awarded in Inno Impact contest
PolyU startup develops advanced spectacle lens for myopia control with ultra-precision machining technology
Two PolyU startups, Fleming MedLab and UNI Green, have been honoured with awards in the youth entrepreneurship competition “Inno Impact Project 2022” organised by The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups. They received a grant of HK$200,000 in startup funds as well as other support to implement their creative proposals so as to contribute to a better future for Hong Kong.
The competition encouraged youth aged 18 - 35 to submit innovative proposals that create social value and shared returns under the five subject areas, including FinTech, Elderly Health Care, Housing Development Planning, Sustainable Development and Cultural and Creative Industries.
“Elderly Health Care” Award Winner
“Sustainable Development” Award Winner
“Fleming MedLab, a medical technology startup, won the “Elderly Health Care” award for its innovative solution using patented technologies based on neuroscientific principles and soft robotics. They developed Fleming Ankle, a lightweight, easy-to-use, medical-grade, wearable robot that helps stroke patients rebuild neural pathways and regain mobility.
UNI Green won the “Sustainable Development” award for their commitment to creating a greener future. The design-driven social enterprise aims at recycling old school uniforms and remaking them into different products. Their innovative solutions promote sustainable fashion and create meaningful employment opportunities for disadvantaged individuals.
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