The“Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of Macao’s Return to the Motherland” Chinese Medicine Culture Creative Design Competition of UM is jointly organized by the Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences (ICMS), State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine (SKL-QRCM), Communications Office (CO), Student Affairs Office (SAO), Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE), and UMTEC Limited of the University of Macau (UM), and co-organized by the ICMS Postgraduate Association (ICMSPA). The final competition was held on June 26, 2024.


This competition aimed to promote Chinese medicine culture, cultivate love for the country and Macau, convey the joy and blessings of Macau’s return, and showcase the profoundness of Chinese culture to the international community through creative cultural works. UM students enthusiastically joined this competition. The participating works covered handicrafts, functional foods, daily necessities, office supplies, and cultural brand derivatives. In the end, 12 outstanding works were selected for the finals. The participants showcased their works to the judges through roadshows and physical displays. Through a combination of over 12,000 online votes and on-site judging by the panel, one first prize, two second prizes, three third prizes, and six outstanding awards were selected. The event was sponsored by the Dr. Stanley Ho Medical Development Foundation.


The judging panel for this competition included Mr. Michael Ching, the representative from the Dr. Stanley Ho Medical Development Foundation; Prof. Xin Chen, the director of ICMS; Mr. Chap Chong Pang, the Director of SAO; Dr. Wai Kam Cheong, the Director of CO, and so on.