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LU hosts Health Tech Start-up Webinar Series for industry development and entrepreneurship

LU hosts Health Tech Start-up Webinar Series for industry development and entrepreneurship



In April, Lingnan University and Cyberport co-organised the “Health Tech Start-up Webinar Series: Technology, Health, and Service”, offering scholars, students, practitioners and the public a comprehensive and multilateral view of the latest developments in the health-tech start up industry, and its entrepreneurial outlook in Hong Kong.


MixCare Health (Mixup Solution Company Limited) co-founders Alex Wong and Kelvin Chu kicked off the series by demonstrating how their company is improving overall physical and mental healthcare for the underserved population by allowing clients to choose affordable and accessible digital health services from the company’s extensive network of providers at discounted and transparent fees.


At the second session, held on April 13, Gense Technologies co-founder and CEO Justin Chan explained how their affordable portable medical imaging device for diagnostic screening and home-based health monitoring works, his business development strategies, and the importance of research. During the third session, on April 20, the founder of, Ernest Chan, explained how his award-winning social enterprise designs and creates augmented reality and virtual reality games for people with special needs, and their three-tier (Education, Intervention and Training) support approach for the health sector.


Ricky Choi and Steve Lam of Cyberport demonstrated not only their latest developments, including the infrastructure and ecosystem of the city’s innovation and start-up hub, but also how Cyberport’s entrepreneurship and incubation programmes hone the young generation, in the final session on April 27.


Run by the School of Graduate Studies and the Institute of Policy Studies, the webinar series is a direct response to the growing strong demand for healthcare services, professionals and policies in Hong Kong due to its ageing population and, recently, the COVID-19 pandemic.


In addition to providing useful information such as the COVID 19 videos campaign ( to the general public, LU has launched three new master’s programmes - an MSc in Health Analytics and Management, an MSc in Smart Ageing and Gerontology, and an MSc in Health and Social Services Management - providing quality education and training to young, talented professionals who want to join the healthcare industry, fulfilling the societal needs of Hong Kong and the region.