Turning ideas into business

Apr 24, 2020
Lumino Team with Dean
The project was selected as one of the best projects at the Faculty’s 1st Engineering InnoShow. (From left) Professor Christopher Chao, Dean of Engineering, presented the award to Wong Kwong-yat Felix and Wong Chi-ping Desmond.


Project Lumino, a cost-efficient one-stop solution to the barrier-free movement for the visually impaired, has just been selected by the Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Programme of Hong Kong Science and Technology Park. Supervised by Dr Vincent Tam of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, the project received numerous awards including the Second Prize at the “2018 China Collegiate Computing Contest – 3rd Mobile Application Innovation Contest” co-organised by Zhejiang University and Apple Inc.

The Science and Technology Entrepreneur Programme (STEP) is a one-year startup support programme designed to nurture tech-focused entrepreneurs to become successful startups and help them turn their brilliant ideas into reality. The founders Wong Chi-ping Desmond and Wong Kwong-yat Felix, BEng(CE) students, will be receiving a start-up supporting seed fund of HK100K, one year support and co-working space offered by Hong Kong Science and Technology Park.



For more details of the project, please visit