Two start-up companies - RaSpect Intelligence Inspection Limited and High Performance Solution Limited, won a gold and a silver prize respectively at the Second Asia Exhibition of Inventions Hong Kong (AEI), an exhibition cum competition exclusively devoted to inventions from Asia. The Second AEI, jointly organised by Hong Kong Exporters’ Association (HKEA) and the International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva, was held from December 4 to 6, 2019.
The two companies were awardees of the HKU DreamCatcher 100K, an entrepreneurship seed fund scheme launched by the University of Hong Kong (HKU) to support students and young graduates to kick-start their startup ventures.
High Performance Solution Limited won a silver award with its innovation on Direct Thermal-Charging Cell (DTCC). It is a spin-off company from the University of Hong Kong supported by Technology Start-up Support Scheme for Universities. The company focuses on its own patented technology of thermally chargeable battery - direct thermal-charging cell (DTCC), for efficiently converting low-grade heat to electricity. It was an awardee of the HKU DreamCatcher 100K in 2018.