What is the Hongkong Prize?

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The hongkong prize is one of Asia’s most sought-after awards, drawing thousands of applicants annually. It celebrates scientific research that has a global impact and encourages young scientists to pursue careers in science. It also offers funding opportunities to help them implement their ideas. The judging process is fair and impartial, making it a great choice for anyone who is passionate about their work.

In addition to a cash prize, finalists will receive other perks like increased international visibility and access to Hong Kong’s world-class research facilities. Previous winners have included social justice activists fighting for democracy in their home countries and a nonprofit that provides shelter to homeless adults. The prize symbolizes the human spirit’s resilience in the face of adversity and serves as an inspiration to those who want to make a difference in the world.

BOCHK SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION PRIZE is open to scientists who have achieved significant breakthroughs in five fields: Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Life and Health, New Materials and New Energy, Advanced Manufacturing, and FinTech. Each field rewards no more than 5 persons (or teams) per year.

Applicants should submit original research articles from any of the five field of study. The studies can be clinical trials, observational/epidemiological, meta-analyses, or basic science studies that collect empirical data and make scientific inferences based on evidence. Submissions should be free of personal information and any commercial interest, which will ensure a fair and impartial review.

The judging process for hongkong prize is conducted by expert panels in each of the award categories. These panels are responsible for the preliminary judging of nominations and the final adjudication. The experts are of a high level and are invited by the Organising Committee of HKAI to ensure consistency and integrity in the judging standard for each category.

Winners of the HK Prize will be presented at an annual ceremony and will receive a monetary prize, a certificate of achievement, and a trophy. In addition, they will have the opportunity to conduct further scientific research in Hong Kong. They will also have the chance to meet with other leading scientists in their field and share their knowledge and expertise. This will help them develop their career and achieve success in the future. The application period for the HK Prize is now open, and candidates can apply online. The deadline is 30 April 2019. For more details, please visit the HK Prize website. Good luck!