HKRITA's Innovations Shines at the International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva

The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel won three gold medals, one silver medal and two bronze medals at the 44th International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva. Among the gold medals, two were awarded with special "jury commendation" meaning that these were the best among all the gold medals awarded. One of the golds' with jury commendation was our in-house project, "solvent-assisted dyeing of natural fibre"...


Knowledge Exchange in the Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics 2016

Dr Leo Liao, Project Manager in The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel, attended the Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics which was held in Shanghai in March 2016. On 17 March he hosted one of the discussion panels themed "Functional and outdoor: striving for comfort and performance", introducing the comfort performance of functional textiles...

PD_IA: A Right First Time for Product Development System

PD_IA is a web-based system that provides guidelines for product development in an approach which is right the first time. Potential risks can be identified by filling in the customised checklists during the first sample development stage. Also in the system is a structured database with knowledge applied in the product development process and...



The following new research projects have recently been approved with around HK$28 million in funding support:

New Materials and Textiles and Apparel Products

Trial: High Performance Advanced Materials for Textile and Apparels (Anti-mos Police Uniform)
Advanced Textiles and Clothing Production Technologies

Developing an Overflow Dyeing Machine with Ozonation Function for ECO Bleaching and Rinsing

Development of an Intelligent Fur Processing System Based on Advanced Optical and Automation Technologies

Formaldehyde-free Easy Care and Shrinkproof Finishing Technology for Silk and Viscose Fabrics

High Performance Functional Yarn through Coating Technology

Hydrothermal Treatment and Dissolution Treatment to Recycle PET and Cellulose from the Cotton and PET Blends

Study of Dyestuff in Non-aqueous Solvent Medium for Textile Dyeing

Textile Waste Recycling by Biological Method
Innovative Design and Evaluation Technologies

Fabric Impact Assessment

On-line Activity-based Carbon Footprint Modelling (ACFM) of Manufacturing Processes with Expert Advisory System (Phase II)
Enhanced Industrial Systems and Infrastructure

Develop a Knowledge Based 3D Shoe Design, Patterning and Mass Customization System to Strengthen the New Product Development Capability - Phase II

Trial: An Intelligent Condition-based Key Asset Maintenance Management Platform

Trial Develop a Knowledge Based 3D Shoe Design, Patterning, Mass Customization System to Strengthen the New Product Development Capability of Hong Kong Footwear Industry


HKRITA has commercialised the following technologies for industry application:

Imaging Colour Measurement (ICM) System for Textile and Garment Industry
The ICM system measures colours of different materials, ranging from yarns, laces, and accessories to printing fabrics. Its hardware includes a new lighting design, new optical imaging system and the optimal hardware integration...


  Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter 2016
18 - 21 Jan 2016
HKRITA demonstrated technologies applicable to the textile supply chain from product design and material design to production in this four-day exhibition. The advanced functional clothing ...
16 - 18 Mar 2016
10 Mar 2016
30 - 31 Jan 2016

6 Apr 2016

Delegation of the Macao Textile Merchants Association

24 Feb 2016

Commissioner for Innovation and Technology Visits HKRITA

16 Feb 2016

Delegation from Seoul National University



12 - 13 May 2016 Chengdu Century City New International Convention and Exhibition Center
13 May 2016 MN 102a, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
30 May - 5 Jun 2016 United Kingdom
13 - 17 Jun 2016 Hotel ICON, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Hong Kong
21 Jun 2016 S 421, Level 4, Old Wing, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
23 Apr - 25 Jun 2016 HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong
20 Apr - 28 Jun 2016 -
1 Apr - 30 Jun 2016 -
17 May - 26 Aug 2016 VTC Tower, 27 Wood Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
21 May - 3 Sep 2016 Hong Kong Design Institute, 3 King Ling Road, Tseung Kwan O, New Territories
29 Mar - 4 Oct 2016 Hong Kong Productivity Council, 1/F, HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong
5 Nov 2016 - 11 Feb 2017 Hong Kong Design Institute, 3 King Ling Road, Tseung Kwan O, New Territories
17 May 2016 - 18 Mar 2017 Hong Kong Design Institute/ VTC Tower


Welcome on Board

The following members have joined HKRITA.


Dr CHAN Hok Chung, Alex

Project Manager

Ms CHAN Ying Shan, Christine

Project Officer

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