2023 Rohto Awards HK


Submissions CLOSED


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, Genetic and tissue engineering, Well Ageing, Medical diagnostics.
  • 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:31st December 2023 09th February, 2024

The shortlisted applicants will be further invited for an interview.



  • 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 5,000



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

There are exciting awards awaiting you and your creative ideas.