Theme: Other technology-related themes

Category: Design concept/research idea

Project information

Project descriptions

InnoChat is an AI-powered application that makes use of Natural Language Processing (NLP), Deep Learning and Big Data to provide accurate and immediate diagnosis and fun treatment for children suffering from speech sound disorders wherein patients have difficulties in articulation and phonology. In the first phase, our app will do a diagnosis test with the child with the help of AI and a pronunciation database, which is the phase that we would like to focus on right now. The next step is to provide personalised and interactive speech therapy through gamification. We hope children with speech sound disorders, especially underprivileged ones, can benefit from the easy, accessible and affordable speech diagnosis and therapy services provided by InnoChat. We believe InnoChat is the solution to assist speech therapists in delivering more efficient services, and to ensure that every child who struggles with pronunciation can get the timely diagnosis and effective therapy that they need.

Team information

Project leader: Cheung So Yee, BSc

Team member(s): Chan Lee Yan; Chu Wing Hang; Dixit Tratik; Zou Xiang

Recruit teammates

Currently, we are building a prototype for the application and are looking for teammates who can help us carry this project forward. 

  1. Technical Team: Students who can help in programming and testing the diagnosis algorithm
    Tasks: App development, NLP and ML algorithm development for speech sound disorder diagnosis, Database Testing
    Majors: Computer Science, Information Systems, students experienced in app development, NLP, ML, and database development.

  2. Consultation Team: Students who can help us improve our therapy and diagnosis methodology
    Tasks: Advice on speech sound disorder diagnosis approach, gamification approach, and general design targeted to children
    Majors: Speech and Hearing Sciences

  3. Design Team: Students who can help us create an interactive interface for the application
    Tasks: Design UI/UX, design game characters
    Majors: Design+, students experienced in graphic designing and animation
Contact information

Contact Person: Jasmine Cheung (

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Winner in the 1st Engineering InnoSpark

This project team was selected for the Dean’s fund award at the 1st Engineering InnoShow. 

This team has received HK$10,000 sponsorship to participate in external competitions or incubation/ entrepreneurship/ startup programmes.


Members of the Club Grenade project team in HKUEAA Annual Dinner