2022 Rohto Awards HK

 Competition for innovative Ideas in Healthcare R&D for PhD students and PhD holders working in academia and industry!

Submissions Opened!

 Thank you for an overwhelming response for awards, this year. The applications are now closed. Please contact us via email for any further enquiries: awards@arhk.rohto.com

Good luck to all the applicants!

We look forward to seeing your unique and creative "ideas" in areas related to “Health Care” R&D.

The Key Categories for application are;

  • Basic and Translational research: Ideas related to Stem Cell and Regenerative Therapy, Cancer biology, Preclinical and Clinical Development, Drug Development, Well Ageing, Computational Biology, Medical diagnostics, Bio-synthetics.
  • AI APPs and software: Ideas related to Artificial Intelligence, Data Science and Big Data Analysis,  AI APP and software development, self-monitor digital devices/gadgets development consumer healthcare (skin, hair, eyecare), Nano Technology, Robotics.
  • Consumer Healthcare: Ideas related to development and application of health supplements, skincare, haircare or eyecare products.
  • Environment and sustainability

 Any other fields of techniques are also welcome for application.

Eligibility: PhD students and PhD holders from Academia and industries
Submission deadline extended: 30th June 2022 11th July 2022

The shortlisted applicants will be further invited for an interview.

Online Submission: arhkaward.com



  • Champion: HKD 50,000
  • 1st Runner up: HKD 30,000
  • 2nd Runner up HKD 15,000

Special awards

  • Mentholatum’s most innovative Award on Consumer Healthcare (skincare, haircare, eyecare & supplements): HKD 25,000
  • Young Talent award for young PhD students: HKD 5000

Following criteria will be used for evaluation:

1. Innovative and uniqueness

2. Feasibility

3. Presentation and efforts

4. Contribution to Science

5. Contribution to Public

6. Commercial value)

Disclaimer: Final judging criteria will be decided by the organizer.

There are exciting awards awaiting you and your creative ideas.  APPLY NOW!!