CUHK students blazed a winning trail in two nationwide entrepreneurship competitions. At The 4th China College Students’ ‘Internet Plus’ Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition held at Xiamen University in October, CUHK team Titanology clinched the Gold Award with its invention of the self-disinfecting door handle. Also proving victorious was another social enterprise Mushroom-X, which won the Gold Award in the China College Students’ Entrepreneurship Competition in 2018 hosted by the Zhejiang University in early November. The enterprise is dedicated to cultivating mushrooms from organic waste, which may be used as food, compost, biological feed or plastic substitutes.
This article was originally published in No. 528, Newsletter in Dec 2018.