Gold Award at the Hong Kong Green Innovations Award (HKGIA)

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The State Key Laboratory of Marine Pollution (SKLMP) at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) was awarded the prestigious Gold Award at the Hong Kong Green Innovations Award (HKGIA) as part of the 2022 Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence (HKAEE). This recognition highlights the remarkable achievements of the CityU team in the field of green innovation.

Led by Professor Kenneth Leung Mei-yee, Chair Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Director of the SKLMP at CityU, the team comprises Dr Lo Chi-chiu, Thea Bradford and Rainbow Leung, from the SKLMP, Dr Juan Carlos Astudillo, Assistant Professor in the School of Science and Technology at Hong Kong Metropolitan University, and Professor Poon Chi-sun, Chair Professor and Head of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Their ground-breaking innovation, titled “Enhancing Intertidal Marine Biodiversity on Artificial Seawalls by Novel Eco-tiles”, clinched the top prize.


Awarded date2023
Degree of recognitionLocal
Granting OrganisationsHong Kong Environmental Campaign Committee