Entries invited for 2019 State Technological Invention Award and State Scientific and Technological Progress Award


Hong Kong (HKSAR) -      The Innovation and Technology Commission today (September 14) invited Hong Kong residents of Chinese nationality with significant achievements in science and technology to submit entries for the 2019 State Technological Invention Award (STIA) and the State Scientific and Technological Progress Award (SSTPA).

     The STIA and SSTPA are two award categories under the State Science and Technology Awards administered by the State Council. The Commission has been entrusted by the National Office for Science and Technology Awards to co-ordinate nominations from Hong Kong for the two awards since 2002.

     "The State Science and Technology Awards are highly prestigious in the national science and technology sector. They aim to recognise outstanding contributions to scientific and technological progress by citizens and organisations, commend the enthusiasm and creativity of scientists and technologists, accelerate the development of scientific and technological undertakings, and enhance overall national strength.

We encourage local scientists and technologists to submit entries for the Awards," a spokesman for the Commission said.

     Entries for the 2019 STIA and SSTPA in Hong Kong will close on October 15, 2018. Details are available on http://www.itc.gov.hk/en/ssta" target="_blank">www.itc.gov.hk/en/ssta. For enquiries, please contact the Innovation and Technology Commission (Tel: 2810 3904; email: ssta@itc.gov.hk).



Published on: 2018-09-14

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