KT Awards Recipients of Year 2018/19

The Innovationem Award (renamed as HKBU Innovation Award)

Awardee: Prof. Gary WONG Ka-leung

Department of Chemistry

“A Non-invasive and Fast Screening Method towards Prostate Cancer”

Prof Wong and his team have developed a type of smart nanoparticles that can detect prostate cancer with up to 90% accuracy. He won the Gold Medal with the Congratulations of Jury and the Thailand Award for the Best International Invention at the 47th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva.



The Knowledge Transfer Award (renamed as HKBU Knowledge Transfer Award)

Awardee: Prof. Victor WONG Cheong-wing

Department of Social Work


“Career and Life Adventure Planning for Youth-at-risk in Community Settings”

Underpinned by his novel Expanded Notion of Work (ENOW) model, Prof Wong has initiated a five-year project on designing, delivering and evaluating career services for youth. It is an excellent example of high-quality research creating significant and far-reaching impact beyond academia.