Innovation and Technology Symposium 2011:
Partnership Leads to Success

The Innovation and Technology Symposium drew to a successful close on 13 April 2011. The two-day Symposium invited speakers from different sectors such as the government, industry, academia and research institutes to shed light on the latest R&D developments and their prospects in the keynote sessions, plenary sessions and industry workshops. Over 260 participants took part in the Symposium...

DTC 2011 : Promoting Hong Kong's R&D Strength

The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel has always made a great effort to build up a cooperative network with the mainland market in order to explore business opportunities...

Development of Anti-sprain Sports Shoe

Ankle sprain is the most common single type of sport-related injury. Most injured athletes choose to have self-treatment instead of seeking orthopaedic sports medicine consultation. Repeated ankle sprain injuries without adequate treatment may lead to ankle joint instability. In severe conditions, ankle sprain injury may lead to total ligament tear or bone fracture. Ankle sprain injury occurs when there is...

A new platform research project has recently been approved with around HK$7 million in funding support:

Innovative Design and Evaluation Technologies

Fast Fabric Hand Measurement Technology

  Innovation and Technology Symposium 2011
12 - 13 Apr 2011

The 12th China (Dongguan) Int'l Textile & Clothing Industry Fair
28-31 Mar 2011
Enhance Cost Effectiveness by Smart Technology in Garment Supply Chain
8 Mar 2011

Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter

17-20 Jan 2011

13 - 16 May 2011 New International Convention & Exposition Center, Chengdu, China
23 - 25 May 2011 The Fiber Society Spring 2011 Conference Chiang Chen Studio Theatre, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon
3 Jun 2011 Matching Session of Apparel Manufacturers and Designers' Brands and Sharing Session of Doing Business in the Mainland (in Chinese only) HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon
14 - 17 Jun 2011 Shanghai New International Expo Centre, Shanghai, China

6 - 12 Jul 2011

Paris, France

21 - 27 Sep 2011

Advanced Textile and Garment Machinery Study Mission in Barcelona (ITMA 2011)

Barcelona, Spain

22 - 29 Sep 2011 ITMA 2011 Barcelona, Spain

Ms Phyllis Mak (left) and Ms Kimmi Ip

Welcome on Board
Two new colleagues have joined HKRITA recently. Ms Kimmy Ip, Accounting Officer, said, “it is my pleasure to be a staff member of HKRITA. I would like to contribute my knowledge and experience, particularly in the area of accounting, to support the development of the institute.”

Ms Phyllis Mak, new Secretary of the Business Development Division told us that “I am happy to be a team member of the Business Development Division. As an experienced secretary, I am confident that I can provide suitable administration support to the team and I am glad to take up any new challenges ahead”.

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