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Programme Period:

17 July - 25 August 2023

(6 weeks)


​This program aims to provide opportunities for Ambassadors to learn from a diverse team of microbiota experts and to explore in streams of community outreach, clinical and laboratory research. Ambassadors will gain professional knowledge and skills of innovative microbiome biotechnology. 


  • Hong Kong permanent residents

  • Penultimate year students in any disciplines who is interested in exploring innovative medicine from a holistic approach and having a strong passion to reach out to the community.

  • Good knowledge of application software (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Chinese word processing

  • Experience in Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator, Final Cut Pro would be an advantage

  • Available for the Full-Time programme during the training period

  • Pro-active, enjoy working with people and possess strong communication skills

  • Able to communicate effectively, embrace change and overcome challenges

  • Have strong desire to learn and resolve problems in new ways

  • Proficient in English and Chinese

Program Structure

Our ambassadors will engage in 5 different domains to develop skills in microbiome analysis, leadership style as well as entrepreneurship.  They will be required to produce a video as a way of disseminating latest scientific findings to the public upon the completion of the program.

  • Central Lab & Mouse Facilities

  • Research Project Team

  • Clinical Research

  • Business Development

  • Leadership Training



  • Prof. Sandra Chan

  • Mr. CP Cheung

  • Mr. Gabriel Lee

  • Dr. Qin Liu

  • Mr. Tim Chan


  • Application period: February - April 2023

  • Interview & selection period: May 2023

  • Result announcement: 25 May 2023

Application details

  • Program fee: free of charge (not including meals and transportation)

  • Application method: online submission


  •  HATCH reserves the right to modify the schedule, if necessary

Thank you for your interest, our application portal is currently closed

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