Mentor Chat Room

Mentor-mentee matching

Small Groups
Mentor Chat Room

Multiple Streams supported by experienced mentors

Activities to be conducted:

• Mentors and mentees will form into small groups (Mentor-to-mentee ratio ~ 1:5), and share on research journey from insider viewpoint, and provide tips on substantial growth technopreneur
• Mentor-mentee matching will be arranged for enrolled mentees
• Mentees
 > Current students /recent graduates from science and engineering and medical research disciplines


7 June 2022 (Tuesday) 10:00am-12:00pm
11 June 2022 (Saturday) 2:00pm-4:00pm
14 June 2022 (Tuesday) 10:00am-12:00pm

Registration deadline:

June 7, 2022


Dr Helen Chan

I am an internal physician, specialized in rheumatology. I had my overseas training in Birmingham, UK for 6 months some years ago. In recent years, I learn about 3D printing used in medical field which enhances patient care and improves operation outcome. This widens my scope of knowledge in medical technology and more to learn in near future. Apart from work, hiking and leisure reading (detective stories, biographies etc) are some of my interests.

Ms Irene Chiu

Irene has worked in leading banks for over 30 years accumulating experience in business management, risk management, compliance, project management, process enhancement and training. She’s eager to listen to the young professionals and uncover the potential of collaboration with enterprises to achieve a sustainable development for biomedical network in the community.

Prof Simon Chow

Simon is currently a Research Assistant Professor at the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology of the CUHK. He has spent the past 17 years in translational research ranging from laboratory basic science, clinical trials, and community projects involving the invention, patenting and translation of technologies. Curiosity is my driving force behind biomedical research and applying them to make life better is proven to be a bumpy road ahead. Learning these experiences would be important to ensure future success.

Dr. Hau Nga Yu

Dr. Hau graduated from the Mechanical Engineering Department at HKU, specialized in electrochemistry. Later, she worked in a local R&D sector collaborating with international enterprises to design and develop customized rechargeable batteries with fabrication pilot line for IoT and biomedical device commercialization, awarded by CES and International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva. In recent years, she devoted to her teaching role in secondary and tertiary institutions. With over a decade of teaching and coaching experience, the importance of nurturing young scientists was spotted, Dr. Hau is developing a STEM program compatible to Asian education systems for young child innovative education. Surprisingly, her amateur enthusiasm for origami contributes a lot during the process.

Prof Leticia Ito

Leticia is an Assistant Professor with experience, successfully contributing to Research and Academic curriculum development and delivery for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Dental courses. Driven to contribute to program outcomes by facilitating engagement and supporting learning objectives. Enthusiastic professional with 27 years of experience in dental clinic practice and 8 years of Research and Academic experience.


Mr Edmond Yau

Mr. Edmond W.F. Yau, Founder and CEO of Koln 3D Technology (Medical) Limited, a specialist in the moulding and plastic industries for over two decades. In the lead of Edmond, Koln 3D has changed business focus to healthcare technology in 2016, becoming the first medical metal 3D printing enterprise in Hong Kong. Building on the foundation of doctor-engineer collaboration, Koln 3D has produced PSIs, surgical jigs and instruments for over 70 cases in Hong Kong and its neighbouring regions.

*In alphabetical order