As a leading creative hub in Asia, Hong Kong is a natural design centre. And Mainland China, the factory of the world, is a natural outlet for Hong Kong’s design talents. China’s Anhui province, just inland of the Yangtze Delta, is eager to take on Hong Kong designs. The province is a rapidly growing smart manufacturing centre and Hefei is the site of the country’s first Advanced Technology Application and Promotion Centre.
A Hong Kong start-up, which introduced its cutting-edge extended reality (XE) technologies at FILMART earlier this year, will return in the next edition on 11-14 March 2024 to showcase innovative solutions and extend its presence in Mainland China to serve surging demand.
Eyewear that talks, briefs agents on top-secret missions, shoots laser beams and more has long been a staple of science fiction, but now smart glasses are moving off the silver screen and on to the high street.
India's rapid economic growth and youthful demographics have boosted industrial innovation and consumption. In 2021, India was Hong Kong's eighth-largest trading partner, the sixth largest economy in the world and ranked second in terms of population.
A comprehensive investment firm from New Zealand, Stonewood Group, signed several technology-related cooperation agreements with Hong Kong businesses at the Belt and Road Summit, co-organised by the Hong Kong SAR Government and Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) this summer.