Hong Kong Institute of Biotechnology Limited Company Profile

13:57 EDT 24th March 2018 | BioPortfolio

The Hong Kong Institute of Biotechnology Limited (HKIB) is a Company Limited by Guarantee and is wholly controlled by the Council of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. It is located on the waterfront of the Tolo Harbour on CUHK campus in Shatin, the New Territories.Founded in 1988 with an initial endowment from the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, HKIB aims to be the leading force in promoting the development of a biotechnology-based industry within Hong Kong and the Asian region. Its mission is to advance applied academic research and to provide the vital link between technology transfer and product commercialization.


2 Biotechnology Avenue, 12 Miles, Tai Po Road, Shatin, N.T
Hong Kong


Phone: (852) 26035111
Fax: (852) 26035012

News Articles [1069 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Study of Social Contact Patterns in Hong Kong Will Provide Insight Into Spread of Epidemics

Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated cities in the world. Courtesy of Jonathan Read of Lancaster University The first ever long-term study of patterns of social contact in Hong Kong will imp...

Hong Kong election gauges city's stomach for defying Beijing

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong residents voted Sunday in by-elections that give opposition supporters the chance to recapture lost ground in a contest measuring voters' appetite for democracy in the...

Hong Kong democracy movement loses ground in key by-election

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy candidates won back only two of four seats in a crucial by-election in the semiautonomous Chinese region, final results showed Monday.

PolyU and JIFSAN collaborate on food safety courses

(The Hong Kong Polytechnic University ) The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) announced today (14 December) the collaboration with the Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIF...

Under China anthem cloud, rare interest in Hong Kong vs Bahrain soccer friendly

By James Pomfret HONG KONG (Reuters) - Some activists in Hong Kong say they plan to defy a Chinese law against disrespecting the national anthem, by jeering it at international soccer fixtures agains...

New study sheds light on the the dark side of Hong Kong's most lucrative seafood trade

(The University of Hong Kong) Hong Kong is the global hub for the more than USD 1 billion Live Reef Food Fish Trade (LRFFT), much of it unreported and unregulated with serious consequences for vulnera...

Grail, a US-Hong Kong Diagnostics Company, May Stage $500 Million Hong Kong IPO

Grail, a US spinout from Illumina that is developing blood-based cancer detection tests, is considering a $500 million Hong Kong IPO. Last year, Grail completed a $900 million Series B fundraising, th...

Hong Kong schools to shut early due to flu outbreak

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PubMed Articles [759 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

The Contribution of Ageing to Hospitalisation Days in Hong Kong: A Decomposition Analysis.

Ageing has become a serious challenge in Hong Kong and globally. It has serious implications for health expenditure, which accounts for nearly 20% of overall government expenditure. Here we assess the...

News trends and web search query of HIV/AIDS in Hong Kong.

The HIV epidemic in Hong Kong has worsened in recent years, with major contributions from high-risk subgroup of men who have sex with men (MSM). Internet use is prevalent among the majority of the loc...

Characteristics and clinical outcomes of living renal donors in Hong Kong.

In Asia, few reports are available on the outcomes for living renal donors. We report the short- and long-term clinical outcomes of individuals following living donor nephrectomy in Hong Kong.

Frailty and Its Contributory Factors in Older Adults: A Comparison of Two Asian Regions (Hong Kong and Taiwan).

This study aimed to compare the prevalence of frailty across three Chinese populations: Hong Kong, Taiwan-urban and Taiwan-rural. Contributing factors to disparities in frailty were also examined. Dat...

Consensus statements on the management of metastatic prostate cancer from the Hong Kong Urological Association and Hong Kong Society of Uro-Oncology.

To establish a set of consensus statements to facilitate physician management strategies for patients with metastatic prostate cancer (mPC) in Hong Kong.

Clinical Trials [750 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Hong Kong Spinocerebellar Ataxias Registry

Spinocerebellar ataxias (SCA) 1, 2, 3 and 6 are the most common, autosomal dominantly inherited cerebellar degenerations. And in the Chinese population, the most common SCA is SCA3 and the...

A Survey on the Rate of Glucose Intolerance in Hong Kong Chinese

Hypothesis: There is a high rate of glucose intolerance among Hong Kong Chinese. The investigators plan to screen Hong Kong Chinese from the community with oral glucose tolerance test (OG...

Gut Microbiota in the Healthy Population, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients, and Their Relatives

The aim of this study is to compare the gut microbiota in Chinese patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in Hong Kong with that of healthy controls, compare the gut microbiota in I...

Edoxaban Treatment in Routine Clinical Practice for Patients With Non-valvular Atrial Fibrillation (ETNA-AF-Hong Kong)

In order to understand the risks and benefits of edoxaban use in a real-world clinical setting in the NVAF indication, Daiichi-Sankyo Hong Kong proposed this non-interventional study (NIS)...

Development and Validation of EHP-30 (Hong Kong Chinese Version) for Patients With Endometriosis and Adenomyosis

Endometriosis and adenomyosis can impact on the quality of life including the physical, psychological and social aspects. It is important to include quality of life measurements in evaluat...

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