The Hong Kong Watch & Clock Technology Centre was established with the ITF funding of the Hong Kong SAR Government. It is jointly managed by the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) and the Hong Kong Watch Manufacturers' Association Limited (HKWMAL).
The objective of the Centre is to assist the local watch & clock industry to strengthen their competitiveness and leading position in the global market. The Centre acts as a central body to transfer relevant technologies to support Hong Kong manufacturers. It also provides independent testing services in quality assurance, and particularly in areas where tests are unavailable commercially.
To help the local watch and clock industry sustain its leading position in the global market, Hong Kong manufacturers must invest in new technologies, improve product quality and management capabilities. The services provided by the Centre help them achieve these goals.
The Centre provides consultancy services and training in the following areas:
The Centre provides technical services and training to local industry in the following areas:
The Centre aims to help local manufacturers keep abreast of the latest technology developments worldwide and facilitates technology transfer to the local industry. It incorporates workshops for the development of new manufacturing techniques that enable manufacturers (SMEs) to enhance their manufacturing capabilities.