In a survey of last year that culminated in the release of a revelatory report, the Swedish Chemicals Agency (KEMI) released a finding that nearly four out of ten low-priced electronic products contained restricted chemicals. KEMI is a supervisory authority under the Swedish Ministry of the Environment and Energy. More
Pursuant to a new proposal from the Swedish Chemicals Agency (the SCA), new measures concerning nanomaterials should be entering into force on 1 January 2018. The SCA has published a report in which it proposes to introduce new notification requirements for the use of nanomaterials in chemical products. The SCA’s proposal will be subject to consultation during autumn 2016, at the end of which the SCA will notify the proposal to the European Commission. More
The prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) recently announced that it will launch the MIT Hong Kong Innovation Node, the latest high-profile research institution to set up a centre in the city. More
Swedish fashion label Acne Studios went from being a small creative collective to an international powerhouse, with more than 40 stores and 650 points of sale worldwide, including its first Hong Kong boutique, which opened in October. More
Amid feeble economic growth in Europe and North America, Scandinavian design and design professionals have found a perfect match in Hong Kong, a sophisticated city with a legacy of high-quality manufacturing.