The HKU-Pasteur Research Pole Fellowship program received the Knowledge Transfer award during a ceremony hosted by the Consul General of France in Hong Kong and Macau.
The Grand Prix France Hong Kong was created by LePetitJournal.com and supported by the Consulate General of France to reward collaborations contributing positively to the influence, reputation or relationship of France and Hong Kong, in the fields of culture, entrepreneurship, gastronomy, human resources, education and sustainable development.
The HKU‐Pasteur Research Pole Fellowship Programme provides a unique opportunity for postgraduate students and postdoctoral fellows in Hong Kong and Macau to pursue their research projects in an outstanding scientific environment, at the Institut Pasteur in Paris. The scholarship includes : a round trip HK/Macau to France, Housing and a monthly living allowance. It is a great opportunity for students to be part of a leading laboratory working on Cancer, Cell Biology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Parasitology or Virology research.
The HKU-Pasteur Research Pole, represented by Professor Leo Poon, received the Knowledge Transfer award from Bouygues Construction, sponsor of the event, together with Mr Gerard Millet, Vice President & Honorary Secretary of The Légion d’Honneur Club Hong Kong Chapter.
With the Pasteur Foundation Asia and the Consulate General of France, the Légion d’Honneur Club Hong Kong Chapter is a major contributor to the Fellowship and a crucial support of the long-lasting bond between France and Hong Kong that is at the core of the HKU-Pasteur for more than 20 years.