HKIE Materials Division Innovative Construction Materials Awards 2022

Announcement of Results


The HKIE Materials Division is pleased to announce the results and background information of the Innovative Construction Materials Awards 2022 as below.  Invitation for entries took place in early 2022 with interviews and site visits held respectively in April and May, and the results now publicized.



?   Organized by the HKIE Materials Division, the Innovative Construction Materials Awards recognize outstanding contributions and achievements in the area of development and invention of innovative materials for building or infrastructure construction.

?   Awards will be given to innovations that have made significant improvement in functional performance and favorable impact on sustainability, quality, productivity, cost effectiveness and safety in the construction material industries. 

?   This Awards aim at fostering and encouraging continuous innovation across construction materials industries.



?  The Awards are open to public and private organizations local and overseas. The material/product of the entry must have been used in Hong Kong.

?       The construction material products must have been introduced to the market/trade no more than 48 months preceding the closing date of the event. If the innovation is about to launch or in the final stage of implementing a trial or mock-up, the application must demonstrate its maturity for use i.e. in-situ demonstration, testing and provision of test reports as appropriate.   


Judging Criteria

Each application will be judged for evidence of genuine innovation including but not limited to improvement in functional performance, sustainability, productivity and costs saving, quality, increase of contractor’s scope of work and safety.


Judging Panel

?   Ir WAI Chi-sing, GBE, JP, Managing Director of Urban Renewal Authority (Chairman of Judging Panel),

?   Ir Prof Chi Sun POON, Head of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Hong Kong Polytechnic University,

?   Ir Humphrey HK HO, Assistant Director, Buildings Department, 

?   Ir Dr Julian S H KWAN Assistant Director and Chairman of SCCT, Civil Engineering & Development Department, and

?   Ir Daniel HW LEUNG, Assistant Director, Hong Kong Housing Authority.


Application/Product Owner

Name of Product/Application

Award Won

Owner’s Representative

China National Research Center for Steel Construction (HK Branch) & Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Effective use of high strength S690 steel and associated welding technology in construction

Grand Award

Ir Prof. CHUNG Kwok Fai


Score Tech Mortars Co Ltd in collaboration with

HKMU & Lab Specialist Co., Ltd

Score Tech Eco Super Finish for Interior Use “ST-ESF”

Certificate of merit

Vincent Lau/Ken Lai

Nano and Advanced Materials Ltd (NAMI)

Lightweight & Energy Saving Concrete for Sustainable MiC

Certificate of merit

Dr Ivan Sham


GeneMix Construction Materials Co. Ltd

GeneMix FS1100 Lightweight Floor Screed

Certificate of merit

Dr. Garfield X GUAN/Mr. Chris KH CHOW

Flexcrete Techology Ltd (owner) & Sobute New Materials Co Ltd (partner)

G.Seed (Modulus CEM)-High performance engineered green concrete

Certificate of merit

Wong Chi Kuen/Yau Yee Sun