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PolyU Young Innovative Researcher Award


PolyU is committed to research excellence, to address global challenges with innovation and to develop novel ideas to positively impact our community. We actively encourage multidisciplinary research and nurture young talents.  To this end, we have introduced the “PolyU Young Innovative Researcher Award” to recognize our outstanding young researchers, who have demonstrated exceptional research achievements in their areas.  The awardees will have to be under the age of 35 by August 1st of the year of the award (Year 2022).  The assessment panel is made up of the President, the Deputy President & Provost, the Executive Vice President, and the Vice President (Research & Innovation). Up to five awardees may be selected from nine research areas.  Awardees will receive cash prize and research funding support from PolyU (up to HK$ 500,000 each). They may also be nominated to compete for the prestigious award of MIT Technology Review Innovators Under 35 China or equivalent and receive additional funding support and PhD quotas according to the prevailing PolyU policy. 


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