Founded by a team of scientists specializing in the human brain collaborating with a team of business management and development experts, INFItech aims to translate more than 20 years of research efforts into nutritional foods that promote brain health to meet the rapidly growing needs of the population.
Supported by funding from the Technology Start-up Support Scheme for Universities (TSSSU) under the Innovation and Technology Commission of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and a member Start-up Enterprise under the Entrepreneurship Program of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
Develop nutritional foods that promote brain health based on rigorous scientific research, stringent quality control, and persistent professionalism.
Become a leading provider of brain health care services with enthusiastic and widespread support from customers and partners
Prof. Nancy Y. Ip
PhD BBS MH JP
She is an internationally renowned neurobiologist, former Vice President (Research and Development) of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Morningside Professor of Life Science, and Director of the State Key Laboratory of Molecular Neuroscience. She holds a Ph.D. in Pharmacology from Harvard Medical School and worked as a senior scientist at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals in New York. Professor Ip has long been committed to exploring the frontiers of neuroscience. Her main research areas include neuronal function and plasticity, as well as pathology and drug development of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease. Professor Ip’s research results have been widely recognized by the scientific community. She has published 294 papers and reviews in top international academic journals, and has 55 international technology invention patents. She has been elected as an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, a foreign academician of the National Academy of Sciences, a foreign academician of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a member of the World Academy of Sciences, and a founding member of the Hong Kong Academy of Sciences. She has also won several national and international academic awards, including the National Natural Science Award, L’Oreal – UNESCO’s “Outstanding Women Scientists Achievement Award” and was selected as the “Star of China in Science” by Nature, a prestigious scientific journal.
Mr. Joseph H. Chan
CPA CGA MBA | Chief Executive Officer
Professional accountant and senior international banker with 28 years of experience in financial services and diversified international banking. He has been the COO and Executive Director of two companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and the CEO of a large retail catering chain.
Dr. Fanny Ip
PhD MSc BSc | Chief Technology Officer
Doctor of Philosophy in Biology, Master in Microbiology, and Bachelor in Medical Technology, she has ~30 years of research experience including studies on synapse formation as well as applied research and development for neurological disease treatments. She develops Chinese herbal compounds into novel treatments using cutting-edge disease models and platforms. Moreover, she has published approximately 50 research papers and holds 35 patents.