Eight projects by PolyU supported startups or research students were bestowed the Hong Kong ICT Awards (HKICTA) in various categories at the presentation ceremony held on 29 November.


Steered by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer, the HKICTA 2021 is organised by eight local industry associations and professional bodies. Since its debut in 2006, the HKICTA has endeavoured to recognise and promote outstanding ICT inventions and applications, thereby encouraging the pursuit of innovation and excellence among Hong Kong's ICT professionals and enterprises to meet business and social needs, bring benefits to the community through the adoption of innovation and technology, and foster Hong Kong's smart city development.


The winning projects are as follows:


Student Innovation - Gold Award
Jackal Xu Zhenda (PolyU) and Rex Ma Chun Hung (CUHK): Dr. Body-Scan


ICT Startup (Social Impact) - Bronze Award
AESIR Limited: Sky Writing – Magic Chinese


ICT Startup (Software and Apps) - Bronze Award
Shopkyo Limited (SpaceshipHK): Spaceship Smart Logistics Platform


Smart Mobility (Smart Tourism) - Bronze Award
Blue Pin (HK) Limited / Royal Plaza Hotel: Guest Services Robot


Smart People (Smart Ageing) - Bronze Award
MedMind Technology Limited: NeuroGym


Smart People (Smart Inclusion) - Bronze Award
InnoSpire Technology Limited: WeVoice+

Student Innovation - Bronze Award
CLAIRE Clinical AI Research: The All-in-one AI-based Knee Osteoarthritis Management System


Student Innovation - Certificate of Merit
Cher Chun Ho and Li Chak Yiu: VR (Virtual Reality) Vocational Training System for People with Mental Disorder