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Student Achievements in Innovation and Entrepreneurship Exhibition

The Student Achievements in Innovation and Entrepreneurship Exhibition 2014 was held from 6 to 24 January at the Exhibition Area, University Library, to showcase the awarded projects of CUHK students of the 13th National Challenge Cup and the 2012–13 Vice Chancellor’s Cup for Student Entrepreneurship Competition. They include three first prize projects in the National Challenge Cup: ‘Under-actuated Wire-Driven Mechanism and Highly Efficient Robot Fish’, ‘Converting Infrared Light into Broadband Visible Light at High Efficiency Using Lanthanide-sensitized Oxides’, and ‘Five Institutions with One Village’.

Held on 6 January, the opening ceremony was officiated by Prof. Joseph J.Y. Sung, Vice-Chancellor, CUHK; Prof. Fanny Cheung and Prof. Fok Tai-fai, both Pro-Vice-Chancellors, Prof. Leung Kwong-sak, leader of the CUHK delegation, Prof. Wong Kam-fai, chairman of the Committee on Advancement of Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Professor Wong said, ‘The National Challenge Cup provides a platform for students to demonstrate their innovativeness. I hope the winning students can take their inventions forward, start their own business, and become successful entrepreneurs.’