2009

Local creative minds commended for logo designs (Government Press Release)

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Fri, 01/15/2010 - 11:39

<p>Two local creative minds, Mr Brian Lau of Mad Studio and Miss Cho King Shan of Community College, City University (Telford Annex), scooped the grand awards of the Create Hong Kong (CreateHK) Logo Design Competition for their excellent logo designs.<br /><br />The two winners received the grand awards from the Permanent Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development (Communications and Technology), Mr Duncan Pescod, at an award presentation ceremony today (December 17).

Enhance Competitiveness with CSR Practices, Urged HKPC and CMA

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Fri, 01/15/2010 - 11:35

<p>Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is increasingly recognized not only as a major strategy to enhance corporate image but also a key to boost competitiveness.<br /><br />To promote awareness and implementation of CSR in different industry sectors, the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) and The Chinese Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong (CMA) today (15 December 2009) launch the CSRCARE Programme.<br /><br />Mr Bernard Chan, Chairperson of The Hong Kong Council of Social Service, officiated at the Launching Ceremony, accompanied by Mr Paul Yin,

Hong Kong Launches World's 1st Jewelry-ID Label Scheme

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Fri, 01/15/2010 - 11:29

<p>Shoppers and traders of jewelry products will have no problem tracing and verifying the product information, thanks to the world’s first Global Jewelry Identity (Global J-ID) Management Label Scheme launched today (14 December 2009) by the Hong Kong Jewelry Manufacturers’ Association (HKJMA), with the technical support of the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC).<br /><br />Funded by the SME Development Fund of the Trade and Industry Department, the initiative features a unique Global J-ID technology that enables encrypted product data of jewelry to be translated into

Excellent IP Management Means Business & Brings Awards to 12 Companies

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Fri, 01/15/2010 - 11:09

<p>The winning formula of the 12 companies recognized at the 3rd Innovation-Knowledge Enterprise Award Presentation Ceremony today (10 December 2009) is to incorporate Intellectual Property (IP) management into their business strategies, said Mr Joseph Poon, Acting Director (Technology Development) of the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC).<br /><br />Jointly organized by HKPC and the Guangdong Intellectual Property Office (GIPO), the Award Scheme was launched in 2004 to recognize the achievements of local and Mainland companies in IP management.

「中小企信貸通」提升中小企融資能力(Chinese version only)

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Thu, 11/26/2009 - 13:45

<p>為提升本地中小企的融資能力,專業管理會計師公會聯同香港生產力促進局(生產力局),今天(2009年11月24日)宣佈推出「中小企信貸通」計劃,改善中小企的財務規劃。<br /><br />這個項目獲香港特別行政區政府工業貿易署《中小企業發展支援基金》撥款資助,內容包括製作一套網上學習工具,協助中小企為申請借貸作準備,及易於比較和選擇合適的融資途徑。此外還有多個專題研討會,由財務管理專家分享申請信貸的成功要訣及如何準備銀行批核信貸的所需資料。<br /><br />專業管理會計師公會會長羅裕群表示:「中小型企業是香港經濟的支柱,佔本地企業總數超過百分之九十八,僱用人數達118萬,佔全港近四成的勞動人口。縱然銀行對市場環境的信心回升,外圍依然存在著很多不明朗因素,不少中小企仍然面對資金短缺的壓力,因此需要改善融資能力。本會會員均為資深的金融專家,在商業機構服務多年,對融資、財務管理方面富有經驗。『中小企信貸通』將綜合本會會員的財務管理專業知識,以及生產力局對於中小企運作的認識,再加上銀行的大力支持,協助中小企提高財務管理能力,從而爭取較佳的融資條款。

Response of the Hong Kong Productivity Council to the Director of Audit's Report No. 53

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Wed, 11/25/2009 - 15:24

<p>The Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) welcomes the value for money audit report issued by the Audit Commission today (25 November 2009) on the Council's management and operation. HKPC Council Chairman Mr Clement Chen said: "HKPC accepts the recommendations of the Audit Report. The Audit Commission has put forth many useful recommendations that fit nicely with the on-going reform currently being undertaken by HKPC.

New Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Automotive Parts and Accessory Systems R&D Centre Ltd. appointed

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Wed, 11/25/2009 - 10:17

<p>(The following is issued on behalf of Automotive Parts and Accessory Systems R&amp;D Centre)</p>
<p>The Automotive Parts and Accessory Systems R&amp;D Centre Ltd. (APAS) announced today (23 November) the appointment of Dr. Ying Yang as its new CEO.</p>

香港動畫再度揚威海外 日本TBS DigiCon6摘下兩獎(Chinese version only)

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Wed, 11/25/2009 - 10:11

<p>香港動畫作品再度在享譽盛名的國際獎項 -「TBS DigiCon6大賞」上獲得佳績,在九個獎項中勇奪兩個優異獎。得獎作品包括由香港電台的王璐德及齊齊哈爾國際有限公司李國威創作的「機甲記事錄」,及黃麗明創作的「泥人生」,他們昨天(11月22日)在東京舉行的「第十一回TBS DigiCon6大賞」頒獎禮上,親自領取獎項,這是本港動畫連續第二年在這個比賽中奪得殊榮。</p>
<p>「機甲記事錄」是一個透過機械人探討回憶的故事,「泥人生」是關於一個泥人以愛去扭轉寂寞和憤怒。這項國際大賽由日本TBS電視台主辦,今年共有來自亞洲逾2,470個作品參賽。香港生產力促進局(生產力局)連續四年協辦香港區選拔賽,今年共有97個作品參賽,是去年的兩倍。</p>
<p>為配合是次比賽,生產力局在特區政府創意香港辦公室的「創意智優計劃」資助下,組織了十多人的代表團赴日,成員包括多位香港區選拔賽的參賽者及業界代表。除出席頒獎禮及大會主辦的業界交流活動外,代表團在當地也參觀了著名數碼娛樂公司及參與亞洲作品論壇。</p>

HKPC Warns Against Surging Cyber Attacks

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Wed, 11/18/2009 - 16:02

<p>More collaborative actions have to be drawn up to ward off worsening cyber attacks accompanying the popularization of new internet applications such as cloud computing and social networking websites, information security (IS) experts from the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) warned.<br /><br />Speaking at the opening of the "Information Security Summit 2009", jointly hosted by HKPC and eight IS bodies, today (18 November 2009), Mr Yung Kai-tai, General Manager (IT Industry Development) of HKPC, issued the warning after the HKPC-managed Hong Kong Computer

「HKPC集思匯」探討環保產業商機和挑戰(Chinese version only)

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Thu, 11/05/2009 - 11:26

<p>由香港生產力促進局(生產力局)成立的跨界別諮詢平台「HKPC集思匯」今天(2009年11月5日)舉行第二次諮詢會,探討香港環保產業的發展。<br /><br />主持會議的生產力局主席陳鎮仁表示:「環保產業是政府致力推動的六大優勢產業之一,然而在內地的香港廠商,面對愈來愈嚴格的環保法規。在國際市場上,香港廠商亦必須滿足海外買家的各種新興的產品環保標準。」<br /><br />他續說:「生產力局希望藉著是次諮詢會,與業界探討香港環保產業的商機和挑戰。我們將會匯集有關意見向政府反映,期望能推出更多支援環保產業發展的政策。而本局則會配合業界的需要,制定更適切的發展策略及服務。」<br /><br />生 產力局總裁馮永業在會上簡介本地環保產業的機遇和在本地、國內及海外拓展市場時遇到的障礙。他說:「能源效益的項目及固體廢物回收業都大有可為,以後者為 例,業者可以探討一個綜合性及系統化的方案,取代現時零星的廢物分類、收集及回收模式,將回收業提升至可持續發展的層面。」<br /><br />出席今次諮詢會的包括三十多位本港環保及工商界領袖、環保組織代表及政府官員。

HKPC Welcomes CE's Plan to Promote Innovation & Cleaner Production

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Wed, 10/14/2009 - 12:56

<p>The Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) welcomes the package of initiatives announced in the Chief Executive's 2009-10 Policy Address today (14 October 2009) to develop the six economic areas, especially measures in promoting innovation and technology and environmental management that are crucial for the sustainable development of Hong Kong.</p>

第14屆亞洲醫療器械法規協調組織會議及會議前工作坊下月在港召開(Chinese version only)

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Thu, 10/08/2009 - 12:57

<p>約四百位來自世界各地的醫療器械監管機構及業界代表下月將雲集香港,出席首次在本港舉行的亞洲醫療器械法規協調組織 (Asian Harmonization Working Party,簡稱AHWP) 會議。國家食品藥品監督管理局副局長張敬禮及國家食品藥品監督管理局醫療器械司司長王寶亭將於11月6日來港,為全體大會主持開幕禮。是次第14屆會議及會議前工作坊由AHWP主辦,香港衞生署籌辦,香港貿易發展局及香港生產力促進局(生產力局)分別擔任協辦機構及項目統籌,由11月4至7日假香港會議展覽中心舉行。</p>
<p>AHWP現由19個亞洲會員經濟體組成,目的是推動亞洲以至其他地區醫療器械法規的發展,並與國際醫療器械法規組織──全球醫療器材協和會 (Global Harmonization Task Force,簡稱GHTF) 緊密合作,制訂共同方向以統一全球醫療器械法規,並為法規制定者及業界提供互動的討論平台。AHWP年會由各會員經濟體輪流舉辦,今年活動包括AHWP技術會員會議、AHWP會議及會議前工作坊,參與的嘉賓及講者來自亞洲以至歐、美、澳、南美、中東等地。與會者將可從中掌握亞洲及其他地區內的醫療器械法規的最新資訊,各地政府、醫療器械監管機構及業界代表也可藉此機會互相交流。</p>

Software Testing Increases Project Success Rate

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Tue, 08/18/2009 - 15:26

<p>Software developers should eye on software testing to ensure a better rate of success in their projects, according to experts addressing the inaugural "Hong Kong Software Quality Assurance Conference" organized by the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) today (18 August 2009).<br /><br />Speaking at the Conference's opening ceremony, Mr Edmund Sung, Director (Business Consulting) of HKPC, said: "Software testing is an essential step in software development.

HKPC Warns Against Rising Cyber Threats

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Wed, 08/12/2009 - 15:20

<p>Information security experts warned local internet users against the threat from "botnet", a collection of personal computers being hijacked to launch cyber attacks, at the "Information Security Showcase 2009" organized by the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) today (12 August 2009) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.<br /><br />Speaking at the opening ceremony of the Showcase, Dr Samson Tam, Deputy Chairman of HKPC, urged for urgent action to ward off cyber threats after 532 cases of hacking and other incidents were reported to th

東莞市斥數千萬元資助港資企業升級轉型 香港生產力局與東莞市外經貿局合作推行(Chinese version only)

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Fri, 07/31/2009 - 15:53

<p>香港生產力促進局(生產力局)繼一年前推出「升轉一站通」計劃,透過一站式服務平台支援珠三角港資企業面對升級轉型的挑戰,今天(2009年7月31日)宣佈,與東莞市外經貿局合作共同推動當地港資企業就地升級轉型。東莞市政府將撥款數千萬元(人民幣)資助這項目,透過現場評估和示範項目等,為不少於六百間在東莞設廠的港商提供支援,計劃為期兩年。<br /><br />合作協議簽署儀式今天在東莞市的「幫扶在莞港資企業轉型升級聯席會議」後舉行,由東莞市副市長江凌及生產力局主席陳鎮仁作見証,東莞市外經貿局局長黃冠球及生產力局副總裁宋兆麟簽署。<br /><br />陳鎮仁表示:「生產力局自去年六月推出『升轉一站通』項目,全力協助珠三角的港資企業升級轉型。我們積極與珠三角地區政府合作,開展各類產業服務平台,推動粵港兩地產業提升。是次本局與東莞市外經貿局在『升轉一站通』計劃的基礎上,深化對東莞港資企業的支援,助其就地升級轉型,推動產品開發,生產自動化,實施節能減排,從而提高企業的市場競爭力和抵禦風險的能力。」<br /><br />根據合作協議,生產力局與東莞市外經貿局先選取30家試點企業,為他們提供升級轉型服務,建立示範案例。此外,計劃將分別為約300家及200家企業提供基本評估及深入評估服務,並提出改善建議。

HKPC Chairman: HK Industry to Emerge Stronger from Adversity

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Tue, 07/21/2009 - 15:52

<p>The Chairman of the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC), Mr Clement Chen, said assuming the HKPC chairmanship at this critical moment is an honour yet he never underestimates the responsibilities ahead, in particular, supporting industry to upgrade and transform amid the current economic challenges.<br /><br />Chairing his first Council meeting today (21 July 2009), Mr Chen said, "Local manufacturers understand that to upgrade and transform to high value production is the key to business survival.

HKCERT Conducts Hong Kong's 1st Cyber Security Drill

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Thu, 07/16/2009 - 15:45

<p>Amid a double-digit surge in information security incidents in the first six months of the year, the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) today (16 July 2009) conducted Hong Kong’s first-ever territory-wide drill to improve the preparedness of the local internet infrastructure.<br /><br />During the drill, HKCERT, managed by the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC), simulated various scenarios of cyber security attacks which required immediate actions by participating organizations.

生產力局深圳成立卓越績效管理中心(Chinese version only)

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Wed, 07/08/2009 - 15:30

<p>為支援深圳及香港企業採用先進的管理方法,香港生產力促進局(生產力局)在深圳的「深港生產力基地」成立「卓越績效管理中心」,透過培訓、工作坊、諮詢等,全面推動企業推行卓越績效管理。<br /><br />「卓越績效管理中心」今天(2009年7月8日) 在深圳成立,由深圳市質量技術監督局副局長郭曉渝及生產力局副總裁(企業管理)宋兆麟主禮。<br /><br />宋兆麟表示:「『卓越績效管理中心』是為響應及支持深圳市市長質量獎五年發展規劃的具體實施而成立的,目的是推廣國際級先進管理標準,透過培訓、工作坊、諮詢及指導,鼓勵企業採用卓越績效管理模式及相關管理技術,並為企業培育管理專才,促進經驗交流,從而提升企業管理及績效水準,加強公司的競爭力。」<br /><br />典禮後,生產力局聯同深圳質量技術監督局、深港生產力基地及深圳卓越績效管理促進會舉行了「2009年卓越績效管理論壇」,以「追求卓越,戰勝逆境」為主題,由多位企業領導者,分享他們在企業管理的成功經驗。<br /><br />「深港生產力基地」由生產力局及深圳市政府共同組建,目的是促進兩地產業合作,推動企業升級轉型。

生產力局成立新工業諮詢平台 加強與業界交流 (Chinese version only)

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Tue, 06/30/2009 - 16:05

<p>為協助工業界面對升級轉型的嚴峻挑戰,香港生產力促進局(生產力局)宣佈成立跨界別的諮詢平台 - Hong Kong Industry Network Clusters (簡稱 HK-INC),定期與業界就一些廠商所關注的事項交流聯繫。而本局則會配合業界的需要,制定更適切的發展策略及服務。<br /><br />HK-INC今天 (2009年6月30日)舉行成立儀式暨首次諮詢會,由生產力局主席兼HK-INC召集人梁君彥主持,並獲香港特別行政區政府創新科技署署長陳育德、香港貿易發展局副總裁黃錦輝及香港工業總會主席陳鎮仁等多名政府、工商界重量級人士出席支持。諮詢會主題為《內銷機遇及挑戰》。<br /><br />HK-INC將定期與跨行業組織、香港不同行業的主要商會及中小企商會,就不同的特定主題舉行諮詢會,探討業界需要及產業發展方向。<br /><br />新聞界如有垂詢,請致電(852) 2788 5036或電郵︰felixchan@hkpc.org與生產力局企業傳訊部陳尚匡聯絡

「中小型企業開放源碼軟件普及化計劃」完滿結束 (Chinese Version only)

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Mon, 06/29/2009 - 16:05

<p>由香港Linux商會委託香港生產力促進局(生產力局)進行的「中小型企業開放源碼軟件普及化計劃」,今天(2009年6月29日)在100名中小企代表及軟件供應商的參與下,假生產力大樓舉行研討會及閉幕式。<br /><br />「中小型企業開放源碼軟件普及化計劃」獲香港特區政府工業貿易署《中小企業發展支援基金》撥款資助,於2007年9月展開,目的是鼓勵中小企採用開放源碼軟件方案,利用資訊科技提升營運效率。<br /><br />計劃內容包括協助15間本地中小企業應用開放源碼軟件,並將其實踐經驗,加上開放源碼軟件服務供應商資料,輯錄成書,使更多中小企能以更快捷及簡便的方法,認識應用開放源碼軟件技術所帶來的效益及成功經驗。<br /><br />閉幕式的主禮嘉賓包括立法會議員譚偉豪、工業貿易署助理署長關恩慈、香港Linux商會主席簡錦源、中小企國際聯盟會長羅文浩、香港電子科技商會主席王明鑫、香港中小型企業商會常務副會長巢國明,以及生產力局副總裁宋兆麟。

HKPC Welcomes Recommendations to Promote Six Economic Areas

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Mon, 06/22/2009 - 16:04

<p>The Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) welcomes the recommendations of the Task Force on Economic Challenges (TFEC) to promote the development of the six economic areas for Hong Kong.<br /><br />Mr Wilson Fung, Executive Director of HKPC, said, "The TFEC has outlined a wide spectrum of initiatives to drive the long-term development of Hong Kong, enhancing the competitiveness of local industry in the Mainland and overseas market.

New Chairman of Hong Kong Productivity Council appointed (Government Press Release)

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Fri, 06/12/2009 - 16:03

<p>The Government announced today (June 12) the appointment of Mr Clement Chen Cheng-jen to succeed Mr Andrew Leung Kwan-yuen as Chairman of the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC).<br /><br />The appointment was made by the Chief Executive under section 9(1)(a) of the HKPC Ordinance (Cap. 1116). Mr Chen will serve a term of two years with effect from July 1, 2009.<br /><br />An experienced industrialist, Mr Chen is currently Chairman of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries.

全港協力 護老抗疫 支持優質長者服務 共建關懷社會 (Chinese Version only)

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Thu, 05/21/2009 - 16:09

<p>下稿代香港醫護學會發出:<br /><br />現時人類豬型流感全球肆虐,政府預計H1N1甲型流感或會在社區爆發,其中長者屬於高危一族,安老院舍、長者日間護理中心等場所成了高危之地。為推廣優質長者服務,本港首個針對長者服務業的優質認證計劃正式揭幕──由香港醫護學會主辦、香港生產力促進局(生產力局)擔任獨立評核單位,只要申請機構提供的長者服務能符合一系列的評核標準,均可獲頒「優質長者服務」認證。通過評核的機構可展示「優質長者服務」標貼,突顯「優質長者服務」資格,並履行向市民提供優質長者服務的承諾,提升服務水平外,更讓消費者在流感陰霾下對機構增加信心。<br /><br />「優質長者服務」計劃完滿揭幕 與安老業界共同抗疫<br />香港醫護學會主辦、香港生產力促進局評核的「優質長者服務」計劃的揭幕禮今日(五月二十一日)假溫莎公爵社會服務大廈大禮堂舉行,主禮嘉賓包括香港社會服務聯會主席陳智思先生GBS JP、消費者委員會總幹事劉燕卿女士、香港生產力促進局總裁馮永業先生、香港醫護學會主席許少珍教授、優質長者服務計劃督導委員會主席韋蓮黛女士及優質長者服務計劃大使方力申先生。

International Symposium Offers Updates on Industrial Design Industry

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Fri, 05/15/2009 - 16:08

<p>Local industrial designers, manufacturers and engineers were urged to continuously enhance their creativity in order to seize new business opportunities, according to industry experts at the 6th International Industrial Design Symposium today (15 May 2009).<br /><br />Jointly organized by the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC), Industrial Designers Society of Hong Kong (IDSHK), and Hong Kong Electrical Appliances Manufacturers Association (HKEAMA), the symposium aims to introduce the latest market trends, business opportunities and challenges of the industrial design

Nanotechnology Applications Reveal New Opportunities

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Wed, 05/06/2009 - 16:07

<p>Local manufacturers must be more pro-active in grasping new business opportunities offered by nanotechnology to enhance their competitive edge, according to industry leaders addressing the "International Conference on Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials 2009" which opened today.<br /><br />Speaking at the opening ceremony, Dr Edward Tsui, Chairman of the Federation of Hong Kong Machinery &amp; Metal Industries (FMM) and Conference Chair, said: "Whlist nanotechnology is increasingly acknowledged as a promising technology globally, many local manufact

Automobile Services Drive to Set up Quality Scheme

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Sun, 04/26/2009 - 16:19

<p>With the support of the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC), nine local automobile service industry organizations and engineering societies (Appendix) covering car and auto parts sales, vehicle maintenance to car beautification pledge to enhance the professional standards of the sector with the signing of the Charter for Quality Automobile Service today (26 April 2009).<br /><br />Speaking at the signing ceremony, Mr Ringo Lee, Convenor of the Charter, said: "The automobile service sector is one of Hong Kong's major service industries which covers the field

粵港惠高新技術產業發展開創新模式 (Chinese Version only)

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Thu, 04/16/2009 - 16:19

<p>為推動粵港兩地高新技術產業發展,配合落實《珠江三角洲地區改革發展規劃綱要》,香港生產力促進局(生產力局)、廣東省科學技術廳及惠州市政府今天(2009年4月16日)宣佈,以惠州仲愷高新技術產業開發區作為試點示範園區,共同探索創新的科技及產業發展模式。<br /><br />廣東省科學技術廳廳長李興華、生產力局總裁馮永業及惠州市人民政府市長李汝求,今天在惠州簽署《粵港惠合作推進仲愷高新技術產業開發區發展合作備忘錄》。<br /><br />馮永業表示:「生產力局去年六月推出『升轉一站通』項目,全力協助珠三角的港資企業升級轉型,我們積極與珠三角地區政府合作,先後協助深圳市、中山小欖鎮、廣州番禺區等發展各類產業服務平台,推動粵港兩地在科技創新、服務業和內銷市場的合作發展。」<br /><br />他續說:「是次由廣東省、香港及惠州市三方共同推進的高新區發展項目,是粵港兩地在科技創新和產業合作的新嘗試。通過建立園區持續發展模式,提升公共服務平台,並促進園區高新產業和企業的發展,我們期望這個項目能夠成為本局及香港各研發機構的科技資源引進平台,推動惠州企業與香港研發機構在園區內開展高新技術的研發項目,建立優勢互補、共同發展的合作機制。

生產力局義工隊夥拍工商界將歡樂帶給有需要兒童(Chinese version only)

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Sat, 04/04/2009 - 16:18

<p>為給予有需要兒童多一點歡樂,並慶祝由香港生產力促進局(生產力局)義工隊成立的「玩具銀行」之周歲生日,生產力局的一群義工們今天(2009年4月4日) 夥拍香港家庭福利會、兒童心臟基金會、香港善導會及慈幼學校舉辦第二屆「玩具銀行」兒童日,為近兩百名小朋友安排多項遊戲節目並送贈玩具,共渡一個愉快的兒童節週末。<br /><br />生產力局總裁馮永業在活動上表示:「『玩具銀行』在成立一年以來,我們樂見有十八間本港廠商響應本局的呼籲,慷慨捐贈玩具及文具等,至今已經收集了超過五千件,成績令人鼓舞。」<br /><br />他續說:「我們義工隊過去一年來,與香港六個團體及社會服務機構合作,舉辦各類義務活動,將玩具轉贈有需要的兒童及家庭,代表工業界向社群表達關懷。」<br /><br />「此外,今年二月,我們的義工隊成員偕同本局環保專家,遠赴四川偏遠山區送贈淨水機,並從『玩具銀行』中『提取』了一些小禮物,向當地的江油市雲集鄉小學,送贈了一批玩具,將溫暖和歡笑帶給祖國的小朋友。」<br /><br />馮說:「這間『銀行』內雖然沒有鈔票,但卻滿載歡樂,並可聯繫廠商回饋社會,深具意義。本局較早前已為此間『玩具銀行』申請註冊商標。我期望日後這活動可以有更多兒童及家庭受惠。

HKPC Supports Development of Six Economic Areas

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Fri, 04/03/2009 - 16:17

<p>The Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) fully supports the Task Force on Economic Challenges to further explore the development potential of six economic areas for Hong Kong, in particular the environmental; creative; innovation and technology; and healthcare industries.<br /><br />Mr Wilson Fung, Executive Director of HKPC, said, "In support of the Government's initiatives, HKPC will continue to play its catalyst role in creating a greater market and more business opportunities for these industries, both in Hong Kong and in the Mainland; in bringing in more

Cheers to Hong Kong Digital Creative Talents!

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Wed, 03/25/2009 - 17:23

<p>The outstanding achievements of Hong Kong digital content creators at the DigiCon6 Award 2008, organized by Japanese broadcaster Tokyo Broadcasting System, Inc., were in the spotlight at a certificate presentation ceremony today (25 March 2009).<br /><br />Mr Duncan Pescod, Permanent Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development (Communications and Technology), HKSAR Government, and Mr Wilson Fung, Executive Director of the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC), officiated at the ceremony.

生產力局免費專家諮詢服務 支援中小企逆境突圍 (Chinese Version only)

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Thu, 03/19/2009 - 17:23

<p>面對全球經濟衰退,銀行收緊信貸及出口市場急速萎縮的挑戰下,香港中小企需要尋求新方案,渡過困境。香港生產力促進局(生產力局)轄下的工商業支援平台 "CentrepointPlus",將在四月起推出中小企免費面談諮詢服務,邀請多位資深的專家聯同本局的專業顧問,就營運上各個範疇的問題,為企業提供突破當前困局的對策。<br /><br />生產力局企業傳訊總經理何富豪表示:「在當前的環境下,與其單打獨鬥,中小企應夥拍專業顧問,共商應對策略。生產力局透過這項新服務滙聚各行業的專家,為企業提供免費的深入諮詢服務,協助他們尋找節省經營成本、改善流程、轉型升級的方案。我們期望藉此服務支援企業,共渡時艱。」<br /><br />這項免費諮詢服務每月設有專題,分兩天在生產力局舉行。首次活動將於4月3日(星期五)及4月17日(星期五)舉行,主題環繞「中小企所面對的財務挑戰」。本局資深顧問將夥拍多位財經界資深專家,就成本控制、融資策略、債務重組、流動資金管理及減省營運成本等問題提供專業意見。其中一位嘉賓顧問沈嘉奕,現為金蛋集團發起人及董事總經理,在內地從事媒體、製造、零售業及能源等之私募投資,擁有逾20年會計、企業融資、投資、併購及企業重組顧問之豐富經驗。

生產力局促成「粵港珠寶產業內銷聯盟」(Chinese Version only)

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Wed, 03/18/2009 - 17:22

<p>隨著中央政府落實多項刺激內需的政策,開拓內銷市場無疑是港資企業應對經濟逆境和轉型升級的最佳策略。為協助香港珠寶行業發展內銷業務,香港生產力促進局 (生產力局)聯同香港珠寶製造業廠商會、香港寶石廠商會及香港金銀首飾工商總會,與廣州市番禺珠寶產業發展中心及番禺珠寶廠商會成立「粵港珠寶內銷聯盟」。<br /><br />今天(2009年3月18日)於本港舉行的簽署儀式上,在廣州市番禺區區委書記譚應華、番禺區區長樓旭逵及生產力局主席梁君彥的見證下,生產力局副總裁(企業管理)宋兆麟與兩地珠寶業代表簽署《粵港珠寶內銷聯盟合作備忘錄》。<br /><br />梁君彥在見證簽署儀式後表示:「『粵港珠寶內銷聯盟』滙聚了番禺珠寶內銷公共服務平台的成功經驗,背靠作為工業支援機構的生產力局以及中國珠寶玉石首飾行業協會的支持,全面推動香港珠寶業發展內銷。我們期望這個項目可發揮示範作用,為港資企業在廣東就地升級轉型建立創新的運作模式。同時,這是香港業界回應珠三角規劃綱要內提出粵港融合,促進兩地產業合作的重要里程碑。

HK Information Security Watchdog Heads Asia Pacific Organizations

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Mon, 03/16/2009 - 17:22

<p>Local information security watchdog, the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) has won the support of fellow organizations from the region and was elected as the Chair of the Asia-Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) during the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, recently.<br /><br />This is the first time that Hong Kong heads the APCERT (www.apcert.org) comprising 22 leading and national Computer Security and Incident Response Teams (CSIRT) from 15 economies of the As

MySQL Training on Cost-Saving Open Source Software Applications from HKPC

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Thu, 03/05/2009 - 17:21

<p>Local businesses will benefit from more professional training on open source software (OSS) applications offered by the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC). Appointed by Sun Microsystems, Inc, as the first Authorised Sun Education Centre (ASEC) for MySQL training in Hong Kong, HKPC will provide a full range of MySQL training courses approved by Sun Microsystems in Hong Kong starting from 30 March 2009.<br /><br />"More companies are now turning to OSS applications for cost-saving solutions under the current economic climate.

Hong Kong Launches 1st Government-Accredited Diamond Report Scheme

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Wed, 03/04/2009 - 17:20

<p>In support of the new legislation on the authenticity of diamond, the Gemmological Association of Hong Kong (GAHK) with the assistance of the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) launches the first government-accredited scheme on diamond testing to increase consumer and industry confidence on Hong Kong diamond products.<br /><br />Introducing the "Hong Kong Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (HOKLAS) on Diamond Testing" at a press conference today (4 March 2009), Mr Louis Lo, Chairman of GAHK, said: "Under the Scheme, the government's Hong Kong Accredi

免費講座介紹環保又省錢的駕駛方法 (Chinese version only)

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Thu, 02/12/2009 - 17:26

<p>在現時的經濟情況下,既省錢又環保的駕駛方法,對運輸業人士及駕駛者同樣受用。香港特別行政區政府環境保護署聯同香港生產力促進局(生產力局)、香港汽車會、香港駕駛學院及汽車維修管理協會,將於二○○九年二月二十七日、三月四及五日合辦三場免費「環保駕駛講座」,提高駕駛人士的環保意識,減少不必要耗油及廢氣排放,達致改善道路的空氣質素,同時可節省開支。<br /><br />生產力局總經理(環境管理)曾錦林表示:「環保駕駛的宗旨是透過良好的環保駕駛習慣及適當的車輛維修保養,減少車輛污染物的排放及環境污染,同時協助車主減省燃油及其他日常的汽車保養維修支出。」<br /><br />他續說:「在經濟逆轉下,香港各行各業均強調控制成本、提高經營效益,這講座正好為本地運輸業以至一般車主提供一些即時省本的良方,同時可保護環境,一舉兩得。」<br /><br />講座內容包括環保駕駛的訣竅、車輛維修和保養的常遇問題、省油駕駛、車輛廢氣管制的有關法例及車輛廢氣的影響,特別為本地職業司機、車主及車隊運作管理人員而設。三場免費講座將於九龍塘生產力大樓舉行。

生產力局促進港滬數碼出版業合作 (Chinese Version only)

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Tue, 01/20/2009 - 17:28

<p>為推動內地和香港數碼出版業的交流和合作,香港生產力促進局(生產力局)與上海張江數字出版產業發展有限公司(即國家級數字出版基地公司),將推行多個合作項目,範圍包括網絡遊戲、數碼娛樂、電子出版和動漫等,促進兩地行業發展。<br /><br />雙方日前(2009年1月17日)在上海簽署合作意向書,由上海張江數字多媒體產業發展有限公司總經理唐溯及生產力局總經理(資訊科技業發展)容啟泰代表,並由中央人民政府駐香港特別行政區聯絡辦公室教育科技部部長潘永華、生產力局副主席譚偉豪博士及上海張江(集團)有限公司總監張勇作見證。<br /><br />譚偉豪博士表示:「上海是輻射全國的國際大都會,在經濟、文化、科技各方面具備雄厚的基礎,近年更積極推動傳統出版業向數碼出版業轉型升級,而全國首個國家級數字出版基地正落戶上海張江。是次合作,雙方將透過『國家級數字出版基地』這個平臺,充份利用兩地資源,提昇及發展彼此在數碼出版的整體水平和競爭力。」<br /><br />容啟泰表示:「生產力局一直致力支援本港的創意產業發展,除了協助業者應用最新的技術及管理系統以提升生產力及營運效率外,亦為企業穿針引線,加强與海內、外專家及機構的聯繫。

香港生產力局與深圳貿工局合作推行轉型升級及清潔生產項目 (Chinese Version only)

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Mon, 01/19/2009 - 17:27

<p>為落實「深港創新圈」戰略,加強香港和深圳合作,香港生產力促進局(生產力局)和深圳市貿易工業局將攜手推行一籃子項目,透過生產力局的「清潔生產伙伴計劃」及「升轉一站通」服務,協助港深企業轉型升級和實施清潔生產,優化產業,應對金融海嘯的挑戰。<br /><br />生產力局副總裁(企業管理)宋兆麟與深圳市貿易工業局副局長彭新葉,今天(2009年1月19日)在深圳市市民中心簽署《關於共同協助企業轉型升級和清潔生產,推進產業升級的合作意向書》,標誌著該項目正式開展。<br /><br />宋兆麟表示:「這個項目是香港生產力促進局和深圳市具體合作的又一個里程碑。雙方能藉此機會,充分利用兩地資源和各自優勢,透過多個具體項目,切實協助港深企業應對當前嚴峻的經濟環境和各種挑戰,迎接春天的來臨,同時為未來更廣闊和更緊密的合作奠定堅實的基礎。」<br /><br />根據協議,雙方將在三個方面合作,重點內容包括:在企業推行清潔生產和節能及舉辦相關的培訓課程;透過「現場診斷」和示範項目,協助企業升級和品牌建設;以及通過調研從而制訂和實施具體的行動計劃,推進深圳市服裝和黃金珠寶兩個傳統優勢產業的技術升級發展,並為有意開拓內地內銷市場的港商作借鑑。

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