As it emerges as a world-leading biotech hub, Melbourne sees Hong Kong’s DesignInspire as an ideal networking opportunity.
03 March 2022
Melbourne grew explosively in the mid-19th century following the discovery of gold in Victoria, and the city later found its feet as a wool export hub. By the 21st century, Melbourne had developed into a resource and life-sciences hub, continuing to update its capabilities.More
A boutique fashion house has found success through social media and expansion into Japan, aided by the HKTDC’s T-box programme.
28 February 2022
As consumers became more cautious during the COVID-19 pandemic, a high-end fashion retailer moved forward by diversifying its offerings and expanding abroad with the help of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC).More
APRU - network of leading universities connects technology development hubs across the Pacific Rim
18 February 2022
“All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players,” wrote William Shakespeare in As You Like It. Substitute “screen” for stage and that quote remains as apt four centuries after the play’s first performance.More
A start-up plans to put this versatile plant to use providing environmentally friendly products for the city.
28 January 2022
Quick-growing and versatile bamboo has been woven into the habitats of East Asia for thousands of years, used for everything from buildings to kitchenware and clothing, and celebrated in countless watercolours.More
The financial industry has a critical role to play in the transition to a zero-carbon world, the UN’s climate change chief told the Asian Financial Forum.
14 January 2022
Going green evokes images of shutting smokestack power stations, switching to electric motor fleets or putting solar panels on factory roofs. Bankers, insurers and fund managers do not usually spring to mind.More
A team of Hong Kong architects is taking an innovative approach to tackling projects of all shapes and sizes.
07 January 2022
Po Hing Fong alley in Sheung Wan is lined with bamboo palisades, a signature feature of Hong Kong with its prolific use of bamboo scaffolding. The alley makes an appropriate home for LAAB Architects, an architectural firm that incorporates nature, culture, society and life into its designs.More
Catering companies are often left with surplus food at the end of the day, but an innovative app cuts waste while expanding the customer base.
31 December 2021
Most restaurants, bakers and caterers cannot make exactly the right amount of food they need to produce and must discard some of their output at the end of each day. Considering the food shortages in much of the world, worries over pollution and landfill capacity, a group of Hong Kong entrepreneurs set about addressing the day-end food waste problem.More
Hong Kong retains its role as a key source of toys, gifts and other household products.
16 December 2021
Hong Kong’s phenomenal transformation into a prosperous city went into high gear from the 1950s to the 1970s when the city was a global production hub for many household products such as toys and gifts.More
Perfectly positioned to lead global healthtech development, Hong Kong hosted the inaugural Asia Summit on Global Health.
25 November 2021
Hong Kong’s population – well-educated, technologically sophisticated and simultaneously growing richer and older – underlines the situation in Asia as a whole, which has driven the rapid development of biotechnology and medical technology in the region.More