Awards and Recognitions
Technology Transfer & Commercialisation

Awards and Recognitions

ASTRI continues to win major awards at home and abroad, bringing honours to the institute as well as for Hong Kong as a whole. They also demonstrate ASTRI’s calibre, capabilities and innovation.

International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva

2024

The Gold Medal with the Congratulations of Jury

Gemstone Eye: Apparatus for Gemstones Identification

Gold Medal

Document Layer Separation Apparatus powered by Machine Learning with Cross-Layer Reasoning
IndustriNet 5G: Reliable and Deterministic Wireless Communications for New Industrialisation
Microplastic Screening: Monitoring Pollution based on Microscopic Hyperspectral Imaging
Multi-mode Fusion Sensor for Enhancing Low-quality Images
Neural-network Processing Unit (NPU): High Efficiency Hardware Accelerator for AI Computing
Revolutionising Emergency Communication: AI-Driven NLP Translation for Immediate Incident Attention in Tetra Radio (Co-developed with MTR Corporation)

Silver Medal

5G Positioning: Enhanced 5G Network for Challenging Environments
5GRescue: Mobile Network for Disaster Response and Remote Countries
An Automatic Gain Control (AGC) Circuit for Wireless Capsule Endoscopy Receiver
Emotion Quantification: Emotion Recognition in Speech with Quantified Emotional States
Enhanced Thermal Performance in Electronic Vehicles
Infavatar: Voice Matched Infinite Virtual Human Generator
IoT Guard Lite: AI-Powered Light-weight Adaptive IDS/IPS for IoT Devices
Portable AI system for GI endoscopy: Diagnosis and Quality Control
Speed Bridge for Emulation Hardware
TEE: Trusted Execution Environment for IoT Device 

Bronze Medal

AIBanner: AI-powered marketing creative generator
Cursive Handwriting Generator
Empowering Maintenance Inspectors to Conduct High-Level Inspection Safer and More Efficiently: Autonomous High-Speed Camera Technology for Streamlined Train Rooftop Inspection (Co-developed with MTR Corporation)
Full-dome Scanning LiDAR: High Precision Mid-range 3D Sensing Scanner for Building Information Modelling
RiskMap: AI-Powered Risk Map for Underground Railway with Private 5G (Co-developed with MTR Corporation)
Smart 5G Construction: Remote Control Cranes

2023

Special Award for Innovation

TrainLite: Small Data AI Learning Platform for Visual Defect Inspection

Special Gold Medal (With the Congratulations of the Jury)

Network Coding Enabled 5G IAB Multi-Hop Networks for Smart Cities and Rural Communications
5G Robotics: 5G-Enabled Cloud Robot for Transformation to Industry 4.0

Gold Medal

OptiSurface: Zero-dead-corner Optimized Path Planning for Surface Inspection
MetaVision: True 4K2K AR/VR HMD with Sensing
SafeMark: Optical Security Label for Anti-counterfeit, Data Encryption & Storage
SmartSight: Smart Eye Tracking for Vision Impairment
CyberGuard: A System of Machine Learning Based Network Flow Analysis for Cyber-Crime Threat Intelligence
RoboCharge AI System: The Smart Charging System for Autonomous Mobile Robot (AMR)

Silver Medal

SemiconDoctor: Coaxial Line-Scan Confocal 3D Sensing System
AquaBrain: Self-Adaptive Optimization Framework for Water Quality Prediction
LaserTouch: Ergonomic Laser Finger Controller
Bright-ENDO: AI Solution and System for Computer-Aided Gastroscopy
PowerGuard: Power Line Communication Interference Reduction and Elimination System
SmartPowerHub: The Energy Efficient Solution for Renewables and Smartgrids
SafeConnect: The Next Generation Digital Arc-less Charging Solution
Speed and Reliable Pass: High-Speed I/O System for EDA Cloud Computing
LongLife: Low Power Voltage Detector For Advanced CMOS Process
Instant5G: Enhancing Future Enterprise Networking Infrastructure with 5G Network
EnhancedV2X: An Innovative Road Network System to Improve Road Safety and Traffic Efficiency

Bronze Medal

TrainLite: Small Data AI Learning Platform for Visual Defect Inspection
SearchWise: Fine-grained Visual Content Search Platform
StressAlert: Short Term Stress and Health Alert Detection
SmokeWise: False Alarm Suppressed Smoke Detection with Multi-Dimensional Metric Monitoring
SonicSort: Classification of Materials Using Acoustic Sensing
FedCredit: Breakthrough Dynamic Differential Privacy to Federated Learning Systems for Credit Scoring
AutoInsure: The Future of Hassle-Free Car Insurance Claims
Blockchain Interoperability Solution: Multi-mode Bridging for Blockchain Systems
AccuBronchus: Easy Airway Sizing from EB-OCT Imaging
TargetBoost: A Better AI Framework for Targeted Advertising – Multidimensional Knowledge Transfer
DeadtimeDefender: Smart Wireless Charging with Temperature-Driven Deadtime Control
Anti-spoofing Smart Lock: Low-powered System that identifies fake faces
SmartData: Smart Crowdsourcing Data Management with Blockchain
5GIoTRail: Smart Transportation with 5G

2022

Gold Medal

Making future cities and campuses smarter and more efficient with 5G
Novel underwater wireless power charging solution against climate change

Silver Medal

The generation of knowledgeable chatbot
Mass real-time data stream processing for digital marketing
Building blocks for future digitization of paper documents
Evolution of cross-boundary compliance ecosystems in pandemics
Enhancing future smart mobility infrastructure with low latency, high precision and reliable C-V2X system
Low carbon emission design optimization for AI computing
Give batteries a second life
Rapid charging technology for reducing downtime and increasing productivity for mobile robotics
Low-cost AI night vision technology for life saving
Popularizing preventive eye retina checking solution

2021

Gold Medal

Smart Behaviour Analysis System
IoT data exchange using blockchain technology
Mobile Mission-Critical Communications Terminal
5G and Vision-Based AI Improvements for Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV)
Wide-Bandgap-Based Power Converters for Next Generation Data Centres
3D High-efficiency Power Electronics Modules for Metro Train Energy Storage Systems
Enhanced Long-Distance Wireless Power Transmission Platform

Silver Medal

Smart Water Data Analysis
Document Auto-Summarisation
Apparatus and Method for Virtual Walkthrough Generation
Apparatus for Measuring Objects in 3D Scenes
Zero Knowledge Proof Hardware Accelerator
Improving user data delay and throughput experiences for cellular system over high latency backhaul
5G O-RAN Base Station with Frequency Domain Signal Extraction Technology
Improved Multi-Beacon Wireless Indoor Positioning System
Advanced mobile energy technology for scalable and safe energy storage for smart robotics applications
Interconnect Technologies for Electronic Circuit Fabrication and Through-Silicon-Via Technologies for IC Integration
ElectroStatic Discharge Protection Solutions for Advanced CMOS FinFET Process for 5G Applications
Low-Capacitance Transient Voltage Suppressor for Mobile Electronic Surge Protection
Advanced Breaker for Energy Efficient DC Buildings
AI Quality Assurance System for Smart Manufacturing
Compact Non-mechanical Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) Beam Steering System
Instant and Non-contact Determination of Materials Concentration in Solutions

2019

Gold Medal with Congratulations of the Jury

Enhanced Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) with International Mobile Subscriber Identity (IMSI) Acquisition
Separator Coated with Self Shutdown Layer of High Porosity for Lithium Ion Battery
Compact Spectrometer Having Reflective Wedge Structure
Medical Image Data Analytics Platform

Gold Medal

High accuracy low power time and frequency synchronisation methods for Bluetooth Low Energy wireless communication system
Nomadic Mobile Base Station for Emergency Service
Three Dimensional Fully Molded Power Electronics Module for High Power Applications and the Method Thereof
Intelligent industry robot: 3D vision & cognition
Integrated Bi-sensing Optical Structure for Head Mounted Display
Efficient and Robust Human Detection/Tracking Method and System with Video Input
Mobile Biometrics Authentication Technology

Silver Medal

Sampling frequency offset tracking based on decision feedback channel estimation
Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Network, Security and Positioning
Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) System for Road Safety and Smart Mobility Applications
3D Power Device Packages for High Frequency Power Conversion
Micro-nano Structured Nano-size Aggregate Encapsulated in Micro-size Conglomerate for Conductivity Electrode
Method for Error Correction for a Multicast Message
Multi-location Learning Activity State Management for Distance Education
Machine Learning Artificial Character Generation
Efficient and Accurate Named Entity Recognition Method and System

Bronze Medal

Modified Pseudo-Cylindrical Mapping of Spherical Video Using Linear Interpolation of Empty Areas for Compression of Streamed Images

2018

Gold Medal with Congratulations of the Jury

B-TrunC base-station for mission critical communications
Advanced safety design for rechargeable battery
Non-invasive bloodless glucometer

Gold Medal

Panoramic video processor
Barcode-free retail scanner
3D high power electronic modules
Narrowband internet of things
Glass surface defects inspection system
Automated processing platform for handwritten Chinese character recognition
Vehicle detection, tracking and localisation based on enhanced anti-perspective transformation
Smart data indexing system for mobile devices

Silver Medal

Apparatus and method for fast evaluation of plating additives performance in microvia filling
Touch and motion detection using surface map, object shadow and a single camera
All-in-one Virtual Reality based Head Mount Display System (HMD)
Asia FinTech Awards

2023

Data Initiative of the Year’ Winner

Dynamic differential privacy to federated learning Systems
State Scientific and Technological Progress Award

2020

First-class Prize

Key Technology and Complete Set of Processes for High Density and High Reliability Electronic Packaging
ICT China Solution

2022

Innovative Application category

Easy 5G Open 5G end-to-end network solution
ICT Industry Dragon and Tiger List

2022

The 2022 Best 5G Core Network Technology Innovation

Cloud-native 5G standalone (SA) core network
Asia Exhibition of Innovations and Inventions Hong Kong

2023

1st Prize of Geneva Inventions Award

Smart Contactless Robot Charging (SCRC): A High-Efficiency & Compact Wireless Charging Platform for Industrial Robotics

The Gold Medal with the Congratulations of Jury

Smart Contactless Robot Charging (SCRC): A High-Efficiency & Compact Wireless Charging Platform for Industrial Robotics

Gold Medal

Metalens-enabled Infrared Imaging System and the Design Automation Tool
5G Multi-Hop Backhaul for Smart Cities and Rural Communications

Silver Medal

Full-dome laser scanner
Optical Security Label for Anti-counterfeit, Data Encryption & Storage
Advanced Lighting System for Large-scale Green Architecture Applications
5G Time-Sensitive Communications for New Industrialisation
Method and Apparatus for Virtual Avatar Generation
Image Processing Method for Multi-Frequency Ultrasound Probe Device
Hong Kong ICT Awards

2023

Silver Award

【FinTech (Regulatory Technology and Risk Management) Award】HK HoneyNet for Actionable Threat Intelligence

Bronze Award

【Smart Business (Solution for Business and Public Sector Enterprise) Award】Light-weight Adaptive IoT Intrusion Detection and Prevention System (IDS/IPS) enabled by AI

2022

Silver Award

【Smart Business (Emerging Technologies) Award】4K2K AR/VR Compatible Head-Mounted Display (HMD)

2021

Silver Award

【Smart Living (Smart Home) Award】Power Supply System for Carbon Neutral Buildings

Certificate of Merit

【Smart People (Smart Education and Learning) Award】Integrated Intelligent Intervention (3i)-Learning System (Co-winner: Bridge AI Limited)

2020

Silver Award

【Smart Living (Smart Lifestyle) Award 】iGemGuard

Bronze Award

【Smart Mobility (Smart Transport) Award】Ultra-Wideband (UWB) + Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) Roadside System Enables Gantry Free Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) System

2019

Silver Award

【Smart Living (Smart Healthcare) Award】Cervical Cancer Screening Management System

2018

Gold Award

【Smart Business (Information Security) Award】Biometric Access Control System
Hong Kong Awards for Industries

2021-22

Category Award

【Equipment and Machinery Design Category】End-to-end AI-Powered Visual Inspection Platform for Quality Control

Certificate of Merit

【Technological Achievement Category】Easy 5G Solution – Leading 5G Technology in the World
【Equipment and Machinery Design Category】NEXCAM 360 (Co-winner: Nexplore Hong Kong Limited)
【Innovation and Creativity Category】Energy-efficient Direct Current Power Supply Solution for Carbon Neutral Buildings

2019

Category Award

【Equipment and Machinery Design Category】Biometrics Optical See Through Head Mounted Display (Co-winner: Profit Peak Hong Kong Holdings Limited)

Certificate of Merit

【Design Category】Fast Multi-Focus Automatic Inspection Equipment for Optical Communication Components (Co-winner: O-Net Technologies (Group) Limited)

2018

Category Award

【Technological Achievement Category】Narrowband Internet of Things solutions
【Equipment and Machinery Design Category】Collaborative Mobile Manipulator for Industrial Head Clean Room (Co-winner: SAE Magnetics (Hong Kong) Limited)

Certificate of Merit

【Equipment and Machinery Design Category】the All-in-one Virtual Reality Head Mount Display
CAHK STAR Award

2023

Silver Award

【Best Cloud Solution】Scalable Hong Kong HoneyNet for Actionable Threat Intelligence

Bronze Award

【Best 5G Application】ASTRI’s 5G C-V2X System enhances Public Vehicle Safety and Efficiency

2021

Bronze Award

【Best 5G Application Category】Cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) solution
JobsDB - The Hong Kong HR Awards

2022-23

Grand Award of RECRUITMENT

Attraction Campaign Award
Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence (HKAEE)

2021

Hong Kong Green Innovations Awards – Certificate of Merit

Power supply system for carbon neutral building
BUSINESS GOVirtual Tech Awards

2023

Excellence Award – Cloud & Edge Computing

HoneyNet for Actionable Threat Intelligence

Excellence Award – FinTech

Dynamic differential privacy to Federated Learning Systems
HR Asia

2023

Best Companies to Work for in Asia Awards

Privacy-Friendly Awards

2023

Gold Awards

車聯網科技創新獎

2022/2023

車聯網產業創新人物獎

IFTA FinTech and Innovation Awards

2022/2023

Platium Award – Cybersecurity and Data Protection

Silver Award – Banking Tech

Hong Kong Sustainable Development Innovation and Technology Awards

2023

Distinction Award – Green Transportation Innovation and Technology

Gantry-Free Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) Solution

Excellent Award – Food Safety Innovation and Technology

Cold Food Import Safety Management Platform (CFISM)
Innovating for Public Urban Technology Transformation Competition (INPUT2)

2024

Finalist Award

HoneyNet for Actionable Threat Intelligence