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School of Chinese Medicine patent named in top 50 in contest

The patented invention developed by Dr Han Quanbin (second from right) and his team was named in the top 50 in the 2nd GBA High-Value Patent Portfolio Contest 2020.

The patented invention “Quality Control Marker and Its Use in Herbs Authentication” developed by Dr Han Quanbin, Associate Professor of the School of Chinese Medicine, has been named as one of the top 50 patents in the 2nd Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) High-Value Patent Portfolio Contest 2020. Only four out of the top 50 candidates in the contest are from Hong Kong.


Co-organised by the Guangdong Province Administration for Market Regulation, the Intellectual Property Department of the HKSAR Government, the Economic Bureau of the Macau SAR Government, and the Zhuhai and Dongguan Municipal Governments, the contest aims to promote exchange and collaboration on technological innovation and entrepreneurship between the Mainland, Hong Kong and Macao. It attracted over 600 participants from a wide variety of companies and enterprises this year and will present 38 awards, including the Gold award, Silver award and RMB2.56 million in total prize money, in the final round of the contest, which will be held in Zhuhai.


Please click here for details of the contest.