About TRS

Theme-based Research Scheme (TRS) aims to focus academic research efforts of UGC-funded universities on themes of strategic importance to the long-term development of Hong Kong.


There are four designated research themes under the TRS. Under the four research themes, there are 20 grand challenge topics. The themes and grand challenge topics are as follows:


Theme 1: Understanding Diseases and Disease Prevention

1. Infectious Diseases
2. Understanding Disease Mechanisms to Improving Health
3. Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
4. Disease Prevention and Management


Theme 2: Developing a Sustainable Environment

1. Water Pollution and Water Treatment

2. Sustainable Built Environment

3. Energy Efficiency, Conservation, Conversion and Harvesting

4. Air Quality

5. Food Production and Food Security


Theme 3: Enhancing Hong Kong’s Strategic Position as a Regional and International Business Centre

1. Hong Kong’s Future as an International Financial Centre

2. Promoting Hong Kong’s Business through Networking Capability

3. Promoting Hong Kong as a Centre of Excellence for Business Services

4. Innovation Ecology and Business Creation in Knowledge Economy

5. Financial Technologies (FinTech) and Regulatory Technologies (RegTech)


Theme 4: Advancing Emerging Research and Innovations Important to Hong Kong

1. Big Data and Artificial Intelligence

2. Imaging, Robotics and Smart Manufacturing

3. Urban Infrastructure and Smart City

4. Education and Digital Citizenship

5. Quantum Technology

6. Integrated Circuits

Program Rundown

Time Programme
9:00 – 9:15
Opening Ceremony (by Chair of Research Grants Council)
Professor Yuk-shan WONG
9:15 – 9:45
Plenary Session – Funding Mechanism of TRS (by Chair of Collaborative Research Projects Steering Committee)
Professor Paul KL YU
Lecture Theatre T1
Lecture Theatre T2
9:45 – 10:30
THEME 1 – A1
Plasma DNA as a Platform Technology for Cancer Detection Professor Dennis Yuk-ming LO
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
THEME 2 – B1
Diagnosis and Prognosis of Intensifying Eutrophication, Hypoxia and the Ecosystem Consequences around Hong Kong Waters: Coupled Physical-biogeochemical-pollution Studies Professor Jianping GAN
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
10:30 – 11:15
THEME 1 – A2
Understanding Cancer Stemness in Liver Cancer – From Regulation to Translational Applications Professor Irene Oi-lin NG
The University of Hong Kong
THEME 2 – B2
Enhanced Separation and Sludge Refinery for Wastewater Treatment – Solving the Nexus of Pollution Control and Resource Recovery in Mega Cities Professor Xiao-yan LI
The University of Hong Kong
11:15 – 11:30
Tea Break
11:30 – 12:15
THEME 1 – A3
Gastric Cancer Genomics and Beyond – Moving from Patient Samples to 3D Organoid Cultures for Integrative Genomics Analysis, Drug Sensitivity Assays, Cell Biological Studies and Animal Models Professor Suet-yi LEUNG
The University of Hong Kong
THEME 2 – B3
Creation of Rechargeable Electron-fuels for Stationary Power Supplies and Electric Vehicles Professor Minhua SHAO
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
12:15 – 13:00
THEME 1 – A4
Translational Studies for Elucidating the Tumor Heterogeneity and Molecular Evolution in Metastatic Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers for Personalized Medicine Professor Simon Ying-kit LAW
The University of Hong Kong
THEME 2 – B4
Photochemical Air Pollution in Highly Urbanized Subtropical Regions: From Micro Environments to Urban-terrestrial-oceanic Interactions Professor Tao WANG
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
13:00 – 14:30
Lunch Break
14:30 – 15:15
THEME 1 -A5
Functional Bone Regeneration in Challenging Bone Disorders and Defects Professor Ling QIN
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
THEME 4 – B5
A Compact System for Terahertz Imaging and Spectroscopy Professor Chi-hou CHAN
City University of Hong Kong
15:15 – 16:00
THEME 4 – A6
Big Data for Smart and Personalized Air Pollution Monitoring and Health Management Professor Victor On-kwok LI
The University of Hong Kong
THEME 4 – B6
Learning and Assessment for Digital Citizenship Professor Nancy Wai-ying LAW
The University of Hong Kong
Time
Programme
9:45 – 10:30
Plasma DNA as a Platform Technology for Cancer Detection
Professor Dennis Yuk-ming LO
9:45 – 10:30
Diagnosis and Prognosis of Intensifying Eutrophication, Hypoxia and the Ecosystem Consequences around Hong Kong Waters: Coupled Physical-biogeochemical-pollution Studies
Professor Jianping GAN
10:30 – 11:15
Understanding Cancer Stemness in Liver Cancer – From Regulation to Translational Applications
Professor Irene Oi-lin NG
10:30 – 11:15
Enhanced Separation and Sludge Refinery for Wastewater Treatment – Solving the Nexus of Pollution Control and Resource Recovery in Mega Cities
Professor Xiao-yan LI
11:30 – 12:15
Gastric Cancer Genomics and Beyond - Moving from Patient Samples to 3D Organoid Cultures for Integrative Genomics Analysis, Drug Sensitivity Assays, Cell Biological Studies and Animal Models
Professor Suet-yi LEUNG
11:30 – 12:15
Creation of Rechargeable Electron-fuels for Stationary Power Supplies and Electric Vehicles
Professor Minhua SHAO
12:15 – 13:00
Translational Studies for Elucidating the Tumor Heterogeneity and Molecular Evolution in Metastatic Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers for Personalized Medicine
Professor Maria Li LUNG (Nov 2017-June 2022)
Professor Simon Ying-kit LAW (July 2022-Oct 2022)
12:15 – 13:00
Photochemical Air Pollution in Highly Urbanized Subtropical Regions: From Micro Environments to Urban-terrestrial-oceanic Interactions
Professor Tao WANG
14:30 – 15:15
Functional Bone Regeneration in Challenging Bone Disorders and Defects
Professor Ling QIN
14:30 – 15:15
A Compact System for Terahertz Imaging and Spectroscopy
Professor Chi-hou CHAN
15:15 – 16:00
Big Data for Smart and Personalized Air Pollution Monitoring and Health Management
Professor Victor On-kwok LI
15:15 – 16:00
Learning and Assessment for Digital Citizenship
Professor Nancy Wai-ying LAW


Location Map

Organizers
Collaborating Universities

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