Functional Sportswear for Hong Kong Olympic Team

All eyes are now on this year's Summer Olympics in Rio. HKRITA has also paid a role in it by developing functional sportswear and devices for the Hong Kong representatives. Working with long-term partner, the Hong Kong Sports Institute, HKRITA designed a high-performance sportswear collection for the Hong Kong rowing team and fencing shoes for the elite Hong Kong fencing athletes for 2016 Olympics...

Visit in Northeast China to Keep Abreast of Socks Market

HKRITA, invited by a sizable cotton socks manufacturer in China, took part in a sock trade show in Liaoyuan city in Northeast China in July. In addition to displaying HKRITA's works in the trade show, HKRITA's representative also gave an account of our latest technologies in a networking session. Mr Barry Tai, Business Development Manager, presented our gold-awarded projects the conversion of food waste to PLA fibre and solvent assisted dyeing of natural fibre...

Conversion of Food Waste into Poly(lactic acid) Fibre

Land space is one of the precious resources in Hong Kong. However, landfills have constituted a considerable amount of space in our city. Some initially were intended to last until 2020. But they could be filled earlier without better waste management...

The following new research projects have recently been approved with around HK$14 million in funding support:

Advanced Textiles and Clothing Production Technologies

Development of Non-aqueous Solvent Medium (NASM) Dyeing System

Development of Visible-light Self-cleaning Cashmere Yarn & Sweater

  HKRITA in the Meet the Media Session by Hong Kong Rowing Team
1 Jun 2016
Management of HKRITA joined the meet the media session for the Hong Kong Rowing Team jointly organised by Hong Kong, China Rowing Association and Hong Kong Sports Institute. The event was to introduce the Hong Kong Olympic Rowing Team which comprises the men's lightweight double scull of Mr Chiu Hin Chun and Mr Tang Chiu Mang and the women's lightweight double crewed by sisters Ms Lee Ka Man and Ms Lee Yuen Yin...
4 - 7 Jul 2016
5 Jul 2016

7 Jun 2016

Delegation of South China University of Technology Visits HKRITA

3 Jun 2016

Exchange with Knitwear Innovation and Design Society

27 Apr 2016

Delegation from Federation of Hong Kong Industries Visits HKRITA

25 Aug 2016 Hong Kong Science Park
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, NT, HK
9 Sep 2016 Meeting Room S221-225, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wanchai, Hong Kong
7 - 10 Sep 2016 Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
6 - 21 Sep 2016 PMQ, Central
29 Mar - 4 Oct 2016 HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong
12 Oct 2016 Hong Kong Science Park
21 - 25 Oct 2016 National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai), China
24 - 30 Oct 2016 Italy
22 - 23 Nov 2016 Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
12 - 13 Dec 2016 Nanyang Executive Centre, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
5 Nov 2016 - 11 Feb 2017 Hong Kong Design Institute, 3 King Ling Road, Tseung Kwan O, NT, HK
17 May 2016 - 18 Mar 2017 Hong Kong Design Institute, 3 King Ling Road, Tseung Kwan O, NT, HK & VTC Tower, 27 Wood Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong

(from left) Maggie, Keith, John and Jason
(from left) Ben and Karl
Welcome on Board

The following members have joined HKRITA.

Mr CHAN Lap Hung, Jason

Research Associate

Mr CHANG Ka Ho, Karl

Project Officer
Mr LEUNG Kin Ming, John Senior Engineer
Dr LIU Cham Chuen, Ben Project Officer
Dr LIU Yang, Maggie Research Associate
Mr WONG Chi Kin, Keith Information Technology Manager

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