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Building a dynamic life sciences ecosystem

 
 

Building a dynamic life sciences ecosystem

 
 

Connecting life sciences to our everyday life experience

 
 

Connecting life sciences to our everyday life experience

 
 

Nurturing young talents in Hong Kong

 
 

Nurturing young talents in Hong Kong

WHAT WE DO

 
 

Hong Kong Life Sciences Society (HKLSS) is a youth organization established in 2018 aiming to build a dynamic life sciences ecosystem in Hong Kong. Through knowledge exchange, collaboration and engagement, HKLSS aims to attract, cultivate and retain talent in Hong Kong’s life sciences and biotechnology sectors.

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Mr Emmanuel Hui, CEO of the Pebble Accelerator, can offer. “My work is to identify promising technologies in…

14 Jun 2024

Mr Emmanuel Hui, CEO of the Pebble Accelerator, can offer. “My work is to identify promising technologies in local universities that are worth investing in and turn them from zero to one.”

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To maintain its academic advantage, the city should adopt a multifaceted approach to training a new…

7 Jun 2024

To maintain its academic advantage, the city should adopt a multifaceted approach to training a new generation of professionals, as suggested by Mr Meng Gao.

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“This century belongs to biomedical research and biomedical sciences,” Professor Tsui Lap-chee states…

31 May 2024

“This century belongs to biomedical research and biomedical sciences,” Professor Tsui Lap-chee states emphatically, adding, “Life sciences are going to flourish in front of your eyes.”

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The “Brew & Bubble: DIY Kombucha Workshop for Mental Wellness” was held on 25 May 2024 at The Mills…

25 May 2024

The “Brew & Bubble: DIY Kombucha Workshop for Mental Wellness” was held on 25 May 2024 at The Mills Fabrica as part of the International Healthcare Week 2024.

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The HKLSS x HKU SPACE Science Communication executive course is now open for enrollment.

1 May 2024

HKLSS is excited to announce the opening of enrollment for the Science Communication executive course, in collaboration with HKU SPACE.

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The guided tour of "Health by Design: The art of health messaging in HK" was successfully held on 27 April…

27 Apr 2024

The guided tour of "Health by Design: The art of health messaging in HK" was successfully held on 27 April 2024. HKLSS members had the opportunity to participate in a unique exhibition at HKUMed.

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Mr Emmanuel Hui, CEO of the Pebble Accelerator, can offer. “My work is to identify promising technologies in…

14 Jun 2024
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Mr Emmanuel Hui, CEO of the Pebble Accelerator, can offer. “My work is to identify promising technologies in local universities that are worth investing in and turn them from zero to one.”

READ MORE

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To maintain its academic advantage, the city should adopt a multifaceted approach to training a new…

7 Jun 2024
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To maintain its academic advantage, the city should adopt a multifaceted approach to training a new generation of professionals, as suggested by Mr Meng Gao.

READ MORE

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“This century belongs to biomedical research and biomedical sciences,” Professor Tsui Lap-chee states…

31 May 2024
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“This century belongs to biomedical research and biomedical sciences,” Professor Tsui Lap-chee states emphatically, adding, “Life sciences are going to flourish in front of your eyes.”

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OUR PEOPLE

Nancy Ip
Board Vice-Chair
Board of Governors
PhD (Harvard)
President, HKUSTThe Morningside Professor of Life Science

Nancy Ip is currently the President, The Morningside Professor of Life Science, and the Director of the State Key Laboratory of Molecular Neuroscience at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. She received her PhD degree in Pharmacology from Harvard University, after which she held the position of Senior Staff Scientist at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. in New York. Since joining HKUST in 1993, she has served as the Vice-President for Research and Development, Dean of Science, Director of the Biotechnology Research Institute, and Head of the Department of Biochemistry.

Prof Ip is world-renowned for her significant contributions to the field of neuroscience. Her outstanding research has resulted in 328 scientific papers and 70 patents. The excellence of her work has been recognized through numerous prestigious awards and honors including the L’OREAL-UNESCO for Women in Science Award, the National Natural Science Awards, 10 Science Stars of China by Nature, and Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite (National Order of Merit) by the French Government. As a further testament to her distinguished achievements, Ip has been elected to the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the US National Academy of Sciences, the World Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Hong Kong Academy of Sciences, and the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences.

Antony Leung
Board Vice-Chair
Board of Governors
Chairman, Nan Fung Group

Antony Leung, former Financial Secretary of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is Group Chairman of Nan Fung Group, a leading regional conglomerate focusing on property & investment businesses.  He is also Group Chairman & Co-Founder of New Frontier Group, a group that engages in health care, elderly services and investment business in China. Concurrently, Antony is Independent Non-Executive Director of China Merchants Bank, Chairman of two charity organizations - Heifer Hong Kong and Food Angel.

Antony also has extensive experience in financial services, including Chairman of Greater China of Blackstone, Chairman of Asia of JP Morgan Chase, Asia Head of Citi Private Bank, Regional Head of Citi Investment Bank, Treasury and Greater China.  In addition, he was Independent Director of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, China Mobile (Hong Kong) Limited, American International Assurance (Hong Kong) Limited, International Advisory Board Member of China Development Bank and Chairman of Harvard Business School Association of Hong Kong. His past public service included Non-Official Member of the Executive Council, Chairman of Education Commission, Chairman of University Grants Committee, Member of Exchange Fund Advisory Committee, Director of Hong Kong Airport Authority and Hong Kong Futures Exchange, Member of the Preparatory Committee and Election Committee for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Hong Kong Affairs Advisors.

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