Roadshows at Universities

Academic and research collaboration among different sectors and organisations helps expand intellectual repertoire of our society, increase knowledge exchange and promote research activities. It fosters the sustainable development of Hong Kong in due course......

Research Projects were Awarded in International Competitions

The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) has been committed to fostering the industry development through quality research projects. Two HKRITA projects – “FabricEye™ - Fabric Structure Analysis and Appearance Evaluation”, and “Advanced Functional Surface Treatment Technology for Textile Materials: Lotus Nano® Repellency Technology” were awarded......

Technology Seminar for Sweater Manufacturing in Dongguan

Sweater manufacturing is an important sector in the textiles and apparel industry. After a well-received seminar on this area had held at early 2008, The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) organised another talk, “Technology Seminar for Sweater Manufacturing”, at Royal Garden Hotel, Dalang, Dongguan......

Development of a Problem Solving Model for the Hong Kong Textiles and Clothing Industries

Customisation aims to deliver the best products and services to meet individual customers’ needs. However it also means that manufacturers are no longer able to enjoy mass production in a single order. Nowadays industry faces a shorter production time, frequent changes of production arrangement......

Three new platform research projects have just been approved with HK$3.15 million funding support. These projects are:

New Materials and Textiles and Apparel Products


Application of Foam Dyeing Technology for Developing Colour Wash-out Effect on Cotton Knitted Fabric

Enhanced Industrial Systems and Infrastructure


An Intelligent Fabric Sample Resources Management System (FRMS) for Fashion Product Development

3. Remote Assessment System for Physical Prototypes under an E-clustering Environment (EPAS – E-clustered Prototype Assessment System)


  The 86th Textile Institute World Conference - Fashion and Textiles: Heading Towards New Horizons
18-21 Nov 2008

The 86th Textile Institute World Conference was held at the Hong Kong International Trade and Exhibition Centre from 18 to 21 November 2008........
Exchange Session with College of Textiles, Donghua University
18 Nov 2008
Briefing workshop: Innovation & Technology Development on Textiles & Apparel
26 Sep 2008
Challenges in Colour Technology 2008 (Shenzhen)
25 Sep 2008

  The Ministry of Science and Technology of the People's Republic of China
12 December 2008
Visit of Wuyi University
17 December 2008
Visit of Shengzhou Science and Technology Delegation
18 December 2008

12-15 Jan 2009

HKTDC Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter 2009

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

16 Jan 2009

Seminar on Green Technology in Dyeing, Finishing and Functional Processing for Textile Products

HKPC Building

5-8 Mar 2009

The 10th China (Dongguan) Int'l Textile & Clothing Industry Fair cum The 4th South China Int'l Sewing Machinery & Accessories Show

Guangdong Modern International Exhibition Centre

18-19 Mar 2009

Technology Symposium for Textiles and Apparel 2009: R&D – The Cutting Edge of Technology

Chiang Chen Studiio Theatre, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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