HKPC is committed to helping Hong Kong companies to realise reindustrialisation in Hong Kong, by integrating the use of advanced manufacturing technology with its knowledge and experience, in promoting smart production and smart enterprise accumulated in recent years.
HKPC possesses professional consultants who are qualified as “Certified i4.0 Trainer & Expert” and “Implementation Consultant” by the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology of Germany, as well as expertise in the integration of artificial intelligence, robots, the Internet of Things and big data, assisting HK industry upgrade and transformation towards i4.0 Smart & Innovative Enterprises.
Eligible manufacturers planning to set up new smart production lines in Hong Kong can now apply the Re-industrialisation Funding Scheme (RFS) under the Innovation Technology Fund (ITF) of the HKSAR Government for financial support. The Government will provide funding on a 1 (Government): 2 (company) matching basis. The funding ceiling is one-third of the total project cost or HK$15 million, whichever is lower.
As a multi-disciplinary organisation, HKPC engages in active collaboration with local industries and enterprises, facilitating the research and development (R&D) of novel technologies through product and process innovation. Applications cover advanced manufacturing, smart mobility, green technology, food technology, and gerontech are some examples of the applications covered which help lay the foundation of reindustrialisation.
Here, ITF offers an array of funding schemes, including the Innovation and Technology Support Programme, Partnership Research Programme, Research and Development Cash Rebate Scheme, Public Sector Trial Scheme, and Technology Voucher Programme, etc., for supporting R&D and facilitating technology adoption. With the financial support of these funding schemes, enterprises can join hands with HKPC to develop innovative applied technology solutions for bringing enormous opportunities abound.
Transformation and upgrading are some of the key objectives of reindustrialisation. HKPC’s experts are always here to help enterprises embrace technology and gradually progress towards digital transformation, performing high value functions in the industrial value chain in line with the concept of sustainable development. This is the key first step to reindustrialisation in Hong Kong. Also, HKPC provides comprehensive independent testing and certification services, creating customer confidence, ensuring safety and reliability, which are crucial to providing quality service.
Talent nurturing is an essential part of technology development. The Reindustrialisation and Technology Training Programme (RTTP) under ITF of the HKSAR Government allows your company to nurture the right talents, in keeping abreast with the evolving industry trend. There are more than 100 approved courses at the HKPC under RTTP. Register now and stay competitive.
To know more about the opportunities and limitations in manufacturing for Hong Kong's reindustrialisation, please read the following guidebook published by HKPC: