HKPC Announces “Carbon Neutrality Progress and Challenges Industry Survey” Results Over 70% of Surveyed Enterprises Are Unfamiliar with Carbon Neutrality and Seek Financial and Technological Support to Achieve Low-Carbon Transformation

Submitted by dennis_lee on Thu, 03/16/2023 - 17:09

(Hong Kong, 16 March 2023) The HKSAR Government is committed to achieving carbon neutrality before 2050. It has proposed forward-looking and targeted decarbonisation strategies in the “Hong Kong’s Climate Action Plan 2050”, and strives to encourage the whole community’s participation, with corporate involvement playing a crucial role in achieving this goal.

HKPC Organises “Appreciation Day 2023 - Our New Industrialisation Journey” Event Gathers 200+ Government, Industry, Academic and Research Partners to Embrace New Development Opportunities for Hong Kong

Submitted by dennis_lee on Thu, 03/09/2023 - 17:37

(Hong Kong, 9 March 2023) Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) today organised the “Appreciation Day 2023 - Our New Industrialisation Journey” event to express its heartfelt appreciation for the support and trust from industry partners and the HKSAR Government over the years. More than 200 representatives from the government, industry, academic and research sectors joined the event, which was also held in celebration of the remarkable accomplishments achieved by HKPC and its clients last year.

HKPC Welcomes 2023-24 Budget Proposals with Enhanced Support for SMEs Fostering High-Quality Development for HK with Innovation and Technology

Submitted by dennis_lee on Wed, 02/22/2023 - 15:56

(Hong Kong, 22 February 2023) The Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) welcomes the 2023-24 Budget of the HKSAR Government. HKPC will continue to fully support the Government, and help industry partners and the business community to tap the new opportunities presented by Hong Kong’s economic recovery, and the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and the Belt and Road Initiative.

Hong Kong Cyber Security Incidents on the Rise HKCERT Urges the Community to Raise Information Security Awareness

Submitted by dennis_lee on Wed, 02/08/2023 - 14:18

(Hong Kong, 8 February 2023) The Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) of the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) held a briefing today to summarise the information security situation in Hong Kong in 2022 and release the security forecast for 2023, and invited scholars from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) to share the latest security risks of the Internet of Things (IoT) and Web 3.0.

HKPC Organises the Third Winter Internship Programme Offering Tertiary Students Opportunities to Experience the Latest Technology and Learn FutureSkills to Enhance Competitiveness

Submitted by dennis_lee on Mon, 02/06/2023 - 11:12

(Hong Kong, 6 February 2023) The Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) is committed to nurturing young research and development (R&D) talents for Hong Kong through annual internship programmes in winter and summer. These programmes aim to provide practical work experience and diversified learning opportunities for local and overseas tertiary students to be well-prepared for their career pathways. The Winter Internship Programme this year attracted overwhelming responses with around 1,000 applications.

HKPC Supports the Launch of Task Force on Promoting and Branding Hong Kong by the HKSAR Government to Enhance Image of Hong Kong and Showcase its Brand to the World

Submitted by dennis_lee on Fri, 02/03/2023 - 10:51

(Hong Kong, 3 February 2023) The Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) welcomes the launch of the “Task Force on Promoting and Branding Hong Kong” by the HKSAR Government. The Task Force, comprising prominent individuals with diverse background, representatives of Hong Kong Inc. partner organisations as well as government officials, has been set up to advise the Government on the overall strategy of promoting Hong Kong’s advantages, and a series of promotional plans and activities overseas and in the Mainland. HKPC is honoured to be one of the partner organisations of the Task Force.

HKPC Announces Standard Chartered Hong Kong SME Leading Business Index Q1 2023 Overall Index Rebounded Steadily to 46.7 A Quarter of Local SMEs Intend to Expand Business to Other Greater Bay Area Cities

Submitted by dennis_lee on Tue, 01/31/2023 - 12:35

(Hong Kong, 31 January 2023) The Hong Kong Productivity Council (“HKPC”) today announced the “Standard Chartered Hong Kong SME Leading Business Index” (“Standard Chartered SME Index”) for the first quarter of 2023. The Overall Index rebounded by 2.5 to 46.7, reflecting SMEs are seeing rays of hope with gradual boundary reopening and relaxation of the pandemic measures. Four of the five sub-indices* rose, contributing to this quarter’s rebound.

HKPC Garners a Record-Breaking of 98 Awards and Recognitions in 2022 R&D Achievements Repeatedly Recognised by Internationally Renowned Authorities Join Hands with Hong Kong Enterprises to Shine Globally with Intelligent Manufacturing

Submitted by candace_kwok on Tue, 01/03/2023 - 16:20

(Hong Kong, 3 January 2023) The Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) today announced the result of its awards achievements for 2022. HKPC is pleased to announce a record-breaking of 98 awards and recognitions for the year. Among them, 58 were Mainland and international awards, which doubled the number compared with last year, including some of the famous international scientific and innovation awards. This is a testament of HKPC moving with the times, enabling R&D achievements to expand beyond Hong Kong.

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