Samson Fong Pui LAM, a BEng(CS) Year 4 student, won the Silver Prize in FinTech Awards 2019 in Universities, and the Second Runner-up in HSBC x HKFYG A.I. Future Tense InnoTech Solutions Pitching with his team-mates.
Fintech Awards 2019 is an award that recognizes companies and university teams that have contributed excellence and innovation in the use of IT in financial services in Hong Kong. Samson and his other 3 teammates from HKUST, CUHK and HKU Business developed a proprietary mobile application named "ZOOMIN" that contributes to the reduction of waste at source through gamifying the users' consumption journey and rewarding sustainable consumption.
List of winners of FinTech Awards 2019 can be viewed here.
Samson and two other students from HKUST and PolyU formed a team named "Luk Advisor" and were awarded the Second Runner-up in the HSBC Future Skills Development Project - A.I. Future Tense InnoTech Solutions Pitching organized by the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups and sponsored by HSBC. Their winning idea is named "Eldeep", an all-rounded software safeguarding elderly health with advanced Computer Vision and IoT (Internet of Things) technology.
More information is available from the official website.