With their innovative ideas and solutions that promote social value and impact, PolyU start-ups Fleming MedLab and UNI Green have received the Inno Impact Award 2022 by the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups. Each award-winning team received HK$200,000 in start-up funds and other support to implement their creative proposals so as to contribute to a better future for Hong Kong.


Fleming MedLab, a medical technology start-up, won the “Elderly Health Care” award for its innovative solution using patented technologies based on neuroscientific principles and soft robotics. In particular, 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 to remake them into different products. Their innovative solutions promote sustainable fashion and create meaningful employment opportunities for disadvantaged individuals.