Mat-A-Cell Ltd. won the 2nd prize in the Hong Kong Division of “Entrepreneur Star” Competition in Nanshan Innovation 2018 (3-Sep-2018)
On 25-Aug-2018, Mat-A-Cell Ltd. won the second prize in the Hong Kong Division of “Entrepreneur Star” Competition in Nanshan Innovation 2018 (http://iec.newgen.org.hk/starcompetition/; https://star.sznsibi.org/#/outline), out of 105 entrepreneur teams. Mat-A-Cell Ltd., founded in 2017, is a spin-off directed by Assoc. Prof. Zhifeng Huang (Department of Physics) and Prof. Kin-Lam Yung (Department of Biology), and was supported by TSSSU 2018-19. She is devoted to commercializing a novel medical device, made of inorganic sculptured extracelluar nanomatrices (iSECnMs,), to differentiate neural stem cells to specific functional neurons for treating neurodegenerative diseases (such as Parkinson’s disease) through stem cell therapy with minimum carcinogenic risk. Refer to https://www.matacell.com for detailed information.