School of Chinese Medicine invention wins excellence award in High-value Patent Portfolio Layout Competition

Wednesday, 11 January 2023


The patented invention entitled “Skin-protection composition containing dendrobium-based ingredients” by Professor Zhang Hongjie, Director of the Teaching and Research Division of the School of Chinese Medicine, has won the Excellence Award in the strategic pillar enterprise category of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area High-value Patent Portfolio Layout Competition 2022.

The Competition, with “high-value patents lead to the high-quality development of an innovative Greater Bay Area” as its theme, attracted the participation of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises, higher education institutions and research bodies from all over the country, including Hong Kong and Macao. A total of 3,936 patented inventions qualified for the first round of the Competition after the preliminary review. The final was held in early November, with assessments conducted in the form of roadshows, question and answer sessions, and evaluations by a judging panel. The results of the contest were announced recently.

The Competition was co-organised by the Guangdong Administration for Market Regulation (Guangdong Intellectual Property Administration), the Intellectual Property Department of the HKSAR Government, the Economic and Technological Development Bureau of the Macao SAR Government, and the People’s Government of Foshan Municipality. It aims to uncover innovative patent projects with leading technology and great market potential, promote high-value patent portfolio layouts, and stimulate the development of a knowledge-based and high value-added economy within the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.

Please click here for the details of the Competition.