Abstract Submission

Innovations submitted should refer to technologies and solutions to clinical problems and should be in the phase of development.

Abstract of your contribution should be submitted via Online Registration Form (IMPORTANT: Please read carefully the "Terms and Conditions" before any registration. By registering for this event, you are assumed that you understand, accept and will follow all the Terms and Conditions) . Each participant may submit more than one abstracts, as chief investigator or co-investigator. Each abstract should be submitted via a single online registration , with contents of around 600 words which include the four standard sections – (1) Introduction/Objectives, (2) Methods, (3) Results and (4) Conclusion, as well as the following features as appropriate:

  • Application of the contribution
  • Originality and creativity
  • Ease of duplication
  • Documented and measurable application
  • Sustainability
  • Cost effectiveness
  • Significance of the contribution in improving the quality of life or patients
  • Market potential within the next 1 year

Submission Deadline: 27 September 2017 (Wednesday) (Final)

Poster Submission

Top-tier teams which are selected into the final are required to submit a poster for showcase at the 3rd Hong Kong Innovation Day. Details regarding the poster are as follows:

  • Posters must be in portrait orientation (vertical) and dimension within 0.9 meters (35.5 inches) wide by 1.12 meters (44 inches) tall. Posters in landscape orientation (horizontal) will not fit on the poster boards being used at the HKIA.
  • Poster boards are cloth covered and only Velcro Tapes (fastening tapes) can be used to mount your poster on the board.
  • Letters and numbers should be large enough to be readable from 1.5 meters. Recommendation as follows, font: Arial; font size: Title = 60 - 72 pt; Author and affiliation = 38 - 46 pt; Body text = 28 - 36 pt. Use simple typeface and use bold type for headings. Do not use all capital letters.
  • Use a simple background and color scheme that does not detract from the information being presented. A suggested poster template is attached for your reference: [PDF version] | [JPG version]
  • Posters should be submitted to the following address, by 16 November 2017 (Thursday).


  • Alternatively, you may mount your poster by yourself on the 3rd Hong Kong Innovation Day (22 November 2017) between 8:00 a.m. and 8:30 a.m.. A board with poster number, title and author will be provided. Please do not affix posters to any place other than your allocated board, and use only the fixing material provided by the organizer.
  • Presentation teams should remove their own poster(s) showing at the 3rd Hong Kong Innovation Day venue by 1:30 p.m. on that day. Posters which are not removed by that time will be removed and disposed.

Terms and Conditions

  1. All the participants in this event are bound by and should follow all the Terms and Conditions.
  2. Submitted contents and files (except personal information including phone number and email address) may be used by the HKIA for promotion purpose, such as but not limited to producing brochures, posters and rundown.
  3. No revision is allowed for any submitted files and materials.
  4. Photographs taken during the event may be used for publicity purposes.
  5. The HKIA reserves the right to revise any of the Terms and Conditions, event information and regulations without prior notice.
  6. All interpretations of the Terms and Conditions, any additional rules and regulations, amendments and decisions by the HKIA shall be final and binding on the Participants.