2010

Celebrating the Success of Hong Kong Young Innovative Designers at Peru International Science Competition

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Fri, 12/17/2010 - 17:30

<p><br /> The success of Hong Kong young innovative designers at the Peru International Science Competition (CIENTEC 2010), organized by the international science community and the Peruvian government in November, was being celebrated at a commendation ceremony today (17 December 2010) jointly hosted by the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC), Hong Kong Solid State Lighting Industry Consortium (HKSSLIC) and Hong Kong Innovative Technology and Education Association (HKITEA).<br /> <br /> “Intelligent Bus Stop Advertising Light Box”, designed by secondary five studen

Accreditation Scheme to Help Food Industry Improve Environmental Performance and Enhance Competitiveness

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Thu, 12/09/2010 - 13:24

<p><br /> To encourage the local catering sector to enhance competitiveness through the adoption of effective environmental management measures, the Hong Kong Federation of Restaurant and Related Trades (HKFORT) and the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) today (9 December 2010) kick off the “Quality Restaurant Environmental Management Scheme”.

生產力局參與第45屆工展會宣揚企業社會責任 (Chinese only)

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Wed, 12/08/2010 - 14:51

<p><br /> 為提高各行業及大眾對企業社會責任的認識,香港生產力促進局(生產力局)將夥拍香港中華廠商聯合會(廠商會),於本周末揭幕的第45屆工展會首兩天(2010年12月11日及12日),舉辦一個名為「工業顯關懷‧社區心連心」的活動。<br /> <br /> 生產力局主席陳鎮仁表示:「作為工商業支援機構,生產力局積極支援香港企業履行企業公民責任,同時廣泛宣揚良好的企業公民策略。除了在工展會舉辦『工業顯關懷‧社區心連心』活動外,近年還夥拍廠商會推出『企業社會責任 - CSR<sup>CARE</sup>』計劃,協助業界履行『ISO 26000企業社會責任指引』國際標準;今年更推行首屆『香港企業公民計劃』。本局義工隊的『玩具銀行』計劃,多年來亦廣邀廠商捐贈玩具,再透過社福機構的協助,轉贈給有需要的家庭。是次參與工展會,期望寓教育於娛樂,加强公眾認識企業公民責任。」<br /> 生產力局將透過多個活動,宣揚企業社會責任,內容包括互動遊戲攤位,讓參加者從遊戲中認識到企業及廠商如何履行企業社會責任,和認識電子廢物的問題。大會還設有「工業藝術館」,即場示範利用棄置材料循環再用,製作小擺設或玩具。此外在12月11日下午將安排綜合表演節目,有兒童音樂家演奏聖誔樂曲、樂隊表演及歌唱節目。

Thirty-five Organizations & Volunteer Groups Recognized for CSR Excellence

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Mon, 11/08/2010 - 18:02

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<p>Thirty-five organizations and corporate volunteer groups (CSR) were recognized at the inaugural “Hong Kong Corporate Citizenship Program - Hong Kong Outstanding Corporate Citizen Award” presentation ceremony today (8 November 2010) for their outstanding achievements in the implementation and promotion of corporate social responsibility (CSR).</p>

Local Creative Talent Going Global With Inaugural Hong Kong International Mobile Film Awards

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Thu, 09/09/2010 - 14:54

<p><br /> (Hong Kong, 7th September, 2010) Building on the success of previous years, the 4th Hong Kong Mobile Film Festival (HKMFF), jointly organized by the Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association (WTIA) and the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC), co-organized by Hong Kong Wireless Development Center and with the funding support of the CreateSmart Initiative of Create Hong Kong of the HKSAR Government, is set to become a global event with the staging of the inaugural Hong Kong International Mobile Film Awards (HKIMFA).<br /> <br /> As event host, Hong

香港動漫畫聯會及生產力局攜手 協助本地漫畫家進軍國際 (Chinese only)

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Thu, 08/19/2010 - 16:30

<p>&nbsp;<br /> (香港,2010年8月19日)為協助香港漫畫作品打破地域界限,讓更多本地及海外漫畫讀者認識及欣賞,香港動漫畫聯會及香港生產力促進局(生產力局)在香港特別行政區政府「創意香港」辦公室的「創意智優計劃」資助下,宣佈開展「香港漫畫的新世代全球推廣及發行平台」(「香港漫畫」)計劃,透過新興通訊科技工具,為業界開創新的經營模式。<br /> <br /> 此計劃為期兩年,透過三個階段的漫畫作品徵集活動,將優秀的香港漫畫作品於手提電話iPhone及移動裝置iPad平台上推出,部份更會翻譯成英文,分階段於App Store銷售,為香港漫畫家及出版社開創新的營商模式和國際市場;也為本地及海外讀者帶來更新、更快的香港漫畫資訊,和嶄新的閱讀體驗。<br /> <br /> 「創意香港」總監廖永亮表示,是次計劃不單為本地漫畫業開拓全新的經營模式,亦為其他創意產業領域應用新科技作了很好的示範,創意香港十分支持。「創意香港」鼓勵香港漫畫界繼續透過「創意智優計劃」,推出更多有助業界發展的項目。<br /> <br /> 香港動漫畫聯會會長黃玉郎博士在計劃的簡介會上表示︰「香港一直不乏出色、具創意的漫畫作品。

Catering Industry Goes "Cool" in Kitchen Management

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Wed, 06/09/2010 - 14:37

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<p>Hot kitchens would become history for the local catering industry with the adoption of the "Cool Kitchen" management practices which not only provide a more pleasant working environment but also enhance the competitiveness of restaurants, said Mr Wilson Fung, Executive Director of the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC).</p>

《企業升級檔案》解構逆境營商錦囊 生產力局專書贈閱 (Chinese only)

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Mon, 05/31/2010 - 08:06

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<p>歐元區的經濟危機及國際市場上要求人民幣升值的壓力,為香港企業帶來新一輪的衝擊。為協助企業迎難而上,把握新的機遇,香港生產力促進局(生產力局)特別出版《企業升級檔案》專書,結集十間本港企業抵禦營商挑戰的成功個案,供工商界參考,歡迎免費索閱。</p>
<p>生產力局總裁馮永業表示:「金融海嘯肆虐後,港商業務尚未完全回穩,又見歐元區的債政危機及滙率波動,全球經濟前景風雲幻化,變化難測,轉型升級始終是企業的生存之道。」</p>
<p>他續說:「生產力局歷年來協助了不少企業成功升級轉型。較早前,我們與now財經台合作製作『創富生產力』之『星級企業‧升級檔案』電視專輯,走訪十間卓越企業,探討他們如何突破傳統框框,鎖定具前瞻性的目標,踏上升級轉型之路。這些個案見證企業在波動的營商環境下不斷向前的歷程,具有實用的參考價值。因此我們特別將節目輯錄成《企業升級檔案》專書,讓廣大業界借鑑不同行業的典範,希望能從中得到啟發,從而不斷自我增值、創新創富。」</p>

Lilang International Jewelry Industrial Park (Chinese only)

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Fri, 05/14/2010 - 16:21

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<p>深圳市首個珠寶產業轉移基地「李朗國際珠寶產業園」委託香港生產力促進局(生產力局)為園區設計及建造中央污水處理系統,以確保排放符合法規標準。這是生產力局繼早前為無錫電鍍工業園改善中央污水處理系統後,再度為專屬工業開展的工業園區提供環保管理支援服務。</p>
<p>根據項目協議,生產力局將設計及建造園區的工業廢水及生活污水處理系統,預計每天可處理2,000噸工業廢水及1,500噸廠區生活污水。此外,生產力局還會為園區提供有關專業培訓及指導服務。</p>
<p>生產力局副總裁(科技發展)潘永生與園區發展商深圳市中盈貴金屬股份有限公司總經理鄭耿堅,今天(2010年5月14日)在深圳市龍崗區人民政府副區長吳以環及深圳市黃金珠寶首飾行業協會會長許錦池見證下,於第六屆中國(深圳)國際文化產業博覽交易會寶福分會場簽署項目協議。</p>

HKPC Launches Hong Kong Pavilion at the inaugural China Intenational New Media-Movie-TV-Animation Festival (Chinese Only)

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Fri, 05/14/2010 - 15:10

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<p>香港生產力促進局(生產力局)獲香港特別行政區政府商務及經濟發展局贊助,在首屆「中國國際新媒體影視動漫節」上主辦「香港創意産業新動力展館」,由今天(2010年5月14日)起,一連四天在深圳會議展覽中心舉行,展示香港的3D電影及網上遊戲等新媒體創作。而在昨晚舉行的大會開幕式暨首屆「金鵬獎」中國國際新媒體短片大賽頒獎典禮上,三個香港作品從25個獎項中勇奪5個獎項。(見附表)</p>
<p>生產力局總經理(資訊科技業發展)容啟泰表示:「中國新媒體市場發展迅速,2008年產業總值已超過600億美元,為本港業者帶來龐大商機。香港數碼娛樂業目前在內地亦僱用了20,000多名創意技術人才,為電影後期特效、動漫畫、遊戲製作等提供支援。」</p>
<p>他續說:「『香港館』有助推廣香港創意產業的品牌,及促進香港與內地產業合作。生產力局聯同『香港動漫畫聯會』、『香港數碼娛樂協會』、『香港遊戲産業協會』及『香港電影後期專業人員協會』共同參與,介紹本港的3D電影內容、3D網上遊戲開發和動漫業新發展。」</p>

「HKPC集思匯」探討創意產業商機和挑戰 (Chinese only)

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Tue, 05/04/2010 - 17:10

<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(2010年5月4日)舉行第三次諮詢會,探討香港創意產業的發展。</p>
<p>會議召集人生產力局主席陳鎮仁表示:「創意產業是政府致力推動的六大優勢產業之一,2009年的產業總值達600億,佔本地生產總值百分之四。然而業界在爭取有關商機時,在發展進程中,往往在市場、人才及內容開發上,遇上不少障礙。」</p>
<p>他續說:「生產力局希望藉著是次諮詢會,與業界探討香港創意產業的商機和挑戰,特別是跨界別合作,例如消費產品與電視電影業合作;政府支援,及培育人才的問題,當中包括培訓創意人之餘,同時提升觀眾的欣賞能力,都是討論重點。我們將會匯集這些意見向政府反映,期望能推出更多支援創意產業發展的政策。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。」</p>
<p>「HKPC集思匯」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。</p>
<p>出席今次諮詢會的包括三十多位本港創意產業及工商界領袖、行業支援機構代表及政府官員。</p>

Resignation of Wilson Fung of HKPC

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Fri, 04/23/2010 - 16:21

<p>The Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) announced today (23 April 2010) the resignation of its Executive Director, Mr Wilson Fung.&nbsp; Mr Fung will be leaving to pursue other interests.</p>
<p>Mr Clement Chen, Chairman of HKPC, thanked Mr Fung for his outstanding contribution to the Council.</p>

3rd Hong Kong Mobile Film Production Contest Award Presentation Ceremony - Eight Local Films Awarded 11 Prizes

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Wed, 03/24/2010 - 23:00

<p>The 3rd Hong Kong Mobile Film Festival, jointly organized by the Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association (WTIA) and Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC), was successfully concluded with the award presentation of the Mobile Film Production Contest Award Presentation Ceremony today (25 March 2010). The event was held at the 14th Hong Kong FILMART.<br /> <br /> Response to the Contest this year has been overwhelming with over 150 entries.

HKPC Urges IT Practitioners to Seize Opportunities in Software Testing

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Wed, 03/17/2010 - 18:53

<p><br /> IT practitioners should strengthen their expertise in software testing in order to tap new business opportunities accompanying the HKSAR government’s strategy to develop the local testing and certification industry, said Mr Wilson Fung, Executive Director of the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC).<br /> <br /> Addressing the “Hong Kong Software Quality Assurance (HKSQA) Conference” organized by HKPC today (17 March 2010), Mr Fung said: “Based on international experience, a software developer typically spends, on average, up to 20 per cent of its total pr

www.hkpc.org Goes Web 2.0

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Mon, 03/15/2010 - 17:43

<p><br /> In response to the call for connectivity and interactivity, the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC)’s website www.hkpc.org has adopted various Web 2.0 features, including Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Flickr, Wikipedia in its new design, and is now available for preview by the public.<br /> <br /> Introducing the revamped website, Mr Wilson Fung, Executive Director of HKPC said, “At the core of our new design is the integration of a more user-friendly interface with interactive elements.

HK Information Security Watchdog Re-elected to Head Asia Pacific Organizations

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Wed, 03/10/2010 - 11:54

<p>Local information security watchdog, the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) has again won the support of fellow organizations from the region and was re-elected as the Chair of the Asia-Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) during the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Phuket, Thailand, recently.<br /> <br /> APCERT (<a href="http://www.apcert.org&quot; target="_blank">www.apcert.org</a&gt;) comp

Retail and Logistics SMEs Urged to Improve Wi-Fi Security

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Thu, 03/04/2010 - 18:59

<p>More than half of the SMEs in retail and logistics businesses failed to make proper provisions for Wi-Fi security, thereby making them vulnerable to serious data and financial losses, according to a recent audit conducted by the Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association (WTIA) and Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC).<br /> <br /> Conducted between June and November 2009, the on-site audit of 122 retail and logistics SMEs with Wi-Fi access points was part of the “SME Wi-Fi Security Campaign” funded by the SME Development Fund of the Trade and Industry Departme

HKPC and MORLAB Join Forces to Offer One-Stop Testing and Certification Service for Mobile Telecommunications Products

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Thu, 02/25/2010 - 15:17

<p>Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) was accredited by the Office of the Telecommunications Authority (OFTA) to provide certification service for telecommunications equipments for use or sale in Hong Kong under the Hong Kong Telecommunications Equipment Evaluation and Certification Scheme starting from 1 February 2010.</p>

Celebrating Hong Kong Digital Creative Talent

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Mon, 02/01/2010 - 12:57

<p>The success of Hong Kong digital creative talent at the 11th DigiCon6 Awards, organized by Japanese broadcaster Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS) Television, was being celebrated at a certificate presentation ceremony today (29 January 2010), organized by the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC), with funding support from the HKSAR Government’s CreateSmart Initiative.<br /> <br /> Two Hong Kong-produced animations, “Time To Say Goodbye” by Radio Television Hong Kong / QiQiHar International Limited and “Such Is Life” by Emily Wong, won the Encouragement Awards out of over

HKCERT leads Asia-Pacific Drill to Combat Organized Cyber Attacks

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Fri, 01/29/2010 - 11:56

<p>Under the leadership of the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) of the Hong Kong Productivity Council, 16 cyber security bodies in the Asia Pacific successfully achieved their targets in a drill (28 January 2010) to combat organized cyber attacks, said Mr Roy Ko, Manager of HKCERT.<br /> <br /> With “Fighting Cyber Crimes with Financial Incentives” being the theme of the sixth drill organized by the Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) members, HKCERT, Chair of APCERT, was the driving force for this biggest drill of

HKPC Upgrades its Testing Service and Facilities to Support the Development of Testing and Certification Industry in Hong Kong

Submitted by migrateuser2 on Mon, 01/25/2010 - 18:08

<p>In support of the Hong Kong government’s efforts to develop the local testing and certification industry, the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) will enhance its testing facilities and service, and collaborate with different industries to develop new product standards and accreditation schemes to create more business opportunities for the trade.<br /><br />At a seminar organized by HKPC on the development potential of testing and certification industry today (25 January 2010), Mr Wilson Fung, Executive Director of HKPC, said: “With more than 10 testing laboratories a

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