ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Health Care

Nobel prizes highlight Li Ka-shing's role in scientific research

Hong Kong tycoon's foundation backed winners in chemistry and medicine

Jennifer A. Doudna, who on Oct. 7 shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, and Li Ka-shing in Hong Kong in 2014. (Courtesy of the Li Ka Shing Foundation)

HONG KONG -- Li Ka-shing may have dropped out of school at age 12, but that lack of educational achievement did not stop Hong Kong's richest man from playing a role in the success of two Nobel Prize laureates announced this week.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more