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!


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: 30th June 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!!