Hard Work and Advanced Gear Achieve Remarkable Results in the 2014 Asian Games

Rowing is an activity which requires players to use their whole bodies in a sitting position. They have to propel a boat using their arms, legs, backs and shoulders, with all these movements being done within the vessel. A sportswear that fits this unique movement is essential for the professional athletes' training and competition...

Valuable Exchange Gained from Asian Visits

With multiple applications, fibre materials are not only applicable to the textiles and clothing industry, but also to a wide range of fields such as aircraft, automobile, architecture, electronics and machinery. Therefore, technology development of fibre is an increasingly current research topic.

The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) has a number of projects on textiles chemicals...

Quick Response Quality Management (QRQM)

QRQM platform for apparel supply chain is a cloud-based computing platform with the use of network connected tablet devices to capture, highlight, and upload product defects information by touch screen function. The product defects information is presented in different formats, such as photos and diagram, and will be stored in the cloud-based quality analysis server for data analysis and quality management. Charts and tables on quality analysis will be generated...

The following new research projects have recently been approved with around HK$ 9.2 million in funding support:

New Materials and Textiles and Apparel Products

Trial: Development of an Innovative Manufacturing Solution for Energy-saving and Environmental-friendly Production of Brassiere Cup

Trial: Biofunctional Materials and Applications (II)

Trial: Artificial Muscle and Skin for Rehabilitation
Advanced Textiles and Clothing Production Technologies

Trial: Innovative Energy and Utility Management System in Textile Processing

Solvent-assisted Dyeing of Cotton Fibre – a Laboratory-scale Study
Innovative Design and Evaluation Technologies

Activity-based Water Footprint Modelling of Textile Manufacturing Processes

  Cinte Techtextil China 2014
24 - 26 Sep 2014 
Cinte techtextil China 2014 showcased a wide range of technical textiles which has covered 12 niche applications. Industry practitioners could look up potential uses of these technologies. That is the reason why The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel took part in this exhibition...
25 - 27 Sep 2014
29 Aug 2014
6 - 8 Aug 2014
7 - 10 Jul 2014
8 Jul 2014

  Visit of Bui O Public School
7 Jul 2014 
HKRITA received 30 students from Bui O Public School introducing a number of functional textiles materials and sportswear such as 4-in-1 Finishing, Reusable Elastic Tape, Moisture Management Fabric and High Performance Sportswear...
9 Jul 2014
29 Oct - 1 Nov 2014

AsiaWorld-Expo, Hong Kong International Airport, Lantau, Hong Kong

4 - 5 Nov 2014 4/11/2014: Lecture Theatre, 1/F, HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon
5/11/2014: Block D, 1/F, Productivity Building, Gaoxin #2 Avenue (Middle), Shenzhen Science Technology Park, Nanshan, Shenzhen, China
1 - 9 Nov 2014 Hong Kong Science Park
18 - 19 Nov 2014

Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

16 - 21 Nov 2014

Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center

4 - 5 Dec 2014 Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
1 - 6 Dec 2014 Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
17 - 19 Dec 2014 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
19 Mar 2014 - 30 Sep 2015 -
12 - 19 Nov 2015 Fiera Milano Rho, Milan, Italy

Angela (left) and Ms Lv

Welcome on Board

We are pleased to welcome two new staff members.

Ms Angela Cheng, Assistant Business Development Manager, is excited to take up the new challenges and says, "it is certainly a pleasure to be part of the HKRITA. Being a new member of the business development team, I sincerely appreciate all the great support from everyone in the HKRITA. I hope my working experience can contribute to the centre as well as the industry."

Ms Lv Ru, Project Associate, worked in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University before joining HKRITA. She shares with us that, "I met some HKRITA colleagues when I was working in PolyU. I was impressed by their dedicated and professional work attitudes. After joining HKRITA, I feel more of their passion and friendliness. I believe I will be happy working here. Furthermore, I hope my 10-year work experience in the textile research field can foster the development of HKRITA."

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