KT Awards Recipients of Year 2019/20

Innovationem Award (renamed as HKBU Innovation Award)

Awardee: Dr Simon HAN Q. B.

School of Chinese Medicine


“Polysaccharide marker and its use in authentication of valuable Chinese medicines”

Dr Han and his team have developed a polysaccharide marker authentication, which can be successfully applied to the authentication of Chinese medicine including Tiepi Shihu and Cordyceps samples. 

This technology has successfully spun off a start-up company. Dr Han won awards such as a Gold Medal at the 1st Asia Exhibition of Invention in 2019 and was chosen by China Association of Chinese Medicine for inclusion in its 2019 Compilation of Outstanding Research Achievements by Young Scholars of Chinese Medicine.