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Innovation and Technology Symposium empowers future potentials
Apr '11
The achievement of scientific research and innovation in Hong Kong has been profoundly recognized, the scientific talents in Hong Kong won six awards in the 2010 State Science and Technology Awards in Beijing. To further encourage the innovation and technology development in Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) will hold the Innovation and Technology Symposium at Hong Kong Science Park on 12th - 13th April 2011.

The symposium aims to present the latest research achievement of HKRITA and provide an interactive platform for the counterparts in the industry to understand the recent development of scientific and technological undertakings.

The Innovation and Technology Symposium 2011 will be officially opened by Mr Andrew Lai, Deputy Commissioner for Innovation and Technology of the HKSAR Government and Dr Harry Nai Shee LEE, HKRITA Chairman. In order to facilitate the technology exchange between the mainland China and Hong Kong textile industry, Mr YANG Donghui, the Vice President of China National Textile and Apparel Council and Prof JIANG Gaoming, the Director in the Ministry of Education of Jiangnan University, will introduce the industry technology roadmap and the latest innovation development of China in the keynote sessions.

HKRITA has impelled the development of R&D projects and successfully applied the technology to the local clothing industry since 2006. The Innovation and Technology Symposium 2011 will showcase the success of HKRITA projects in novel technology and textiles, innovative functional fabric and clothing, and energy saving.

Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA)

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