Polytechnic University researchers swept nine major awards in the Brussels Eureka 2007 Fair held in Belgium. The honours included four gold, one silver and one bronze medal, and three special prizes. In addition, two other outstanding researchers and professors - Tao Xiaoming, head of the Institute of Textile and Clothing, and Joanne Chung of the School of Nursing - clinched Brussels Mayor's Invention Awards in recognition of their distinguished accomplishments. The international exhibition featured 600 inventions from more than 30 countries and territories. This was the fourth time PolyU took part in this event.