The University of Macau (UM) Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) received the Innovation Award at the 2017 Business Awards of Macau on 24 November 2017.

FHS has been recognized as an outstanding academic faculty with an investigation team that contributes to Macau and Macau academic development in biomedical sciences since its launch. The recent significant breakthrough in drug susceptibility test for cancer cell lines, which enables drugs screening results within 24 hours was especially remarkable. By presenting the Innovation Award to FHS, the Business Awards of Macau helps raise public awareness for the region’s best innovation practices and encourage Macau students in the pursuit of science and innovation.

In its fifth year of launching, the Business Awards of Macau honored around 46 companies and professionals in 11 different categories. The winners of the awards were voted by a jury composed of 30 independent and well-known members of Macau society. The Innovation award recognizes the significance of innovation as a strategy to influence ongoing business development.

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