HKSTP Summer Fest
Team Hong Kong - Innovation Without Limits
Date and Time
12 August 2021 (Thursday), 12:15 - 1:30 PM
Grand Hall, Convention Centre 3, Building 12W, Phase 3, Hong Kong Science Park, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong
200 (Light lunch will be provided to registered participants after the session)
12:00 - 12:15 PM
Registration at venue
12:15 - 12:20 PM
Opening remarks by Mr. Albert Wong, CEO of HKSTP
12:20 - 12:55 PM
Featured lecture: "Translating Scientific Breakthroughs into Clinical Impact" by Professor Dennis Lo
12:55 - 1:30 PM
Panel discussion with CEOs: "My Entrepreneurial Journey"
Professor Dennis Lo
- Associate Dean (Research), Faculty of Medicine, CUHK
- Scientific Director, Centre for Novostics Limited
Professor Dennis Lo discovered the presence of circulating fetal DNA in pregnant women’s blood plasma and made non-invasive DNA-based prenatal testing a reality. His team has developed a Down syndrome test that has been adopted in over 90 countries.
In recognition of his work, Professor Dennis Lo has been the recipient of numerous prestigious awards, including the King Faisal International Prize in Medicine in 2014 and the Future Science Prize - Life Science Prize in 2016. Recently, Professor Dennis Lo received the 2021 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, an award renowned as the "Oscars of Science".
Panelists (in alphabetical order)
Dr. Ricky Chiu - Chairman and CEO, Phase Scientific International Limited
Dr. Lydia Leung - CEO, Belun Technology Company Limited
Mr. Stanley Sy - CEO and Director, Sanomics Limited