e-Newsletter of the HKPC 11 Jul 2019   Issue 516   繁體   简体

Chinese Medicine Development Fund Officially Launched

The Chinese medicine industry has a long history in Sinosphere. The Chinese Medicine Development Fund (CMDF), introduced by the HKSAR Government, has been officially launched, to preserve this profoundly significant of the Chinese culture.

Two programmes, namely the Industry Support Programme and the Enterprise Support Programme, have been set up under the CMDF.
  • Industry Support Programme: provides funding for organisations to support training programmes and courses to facilitate the development of Chinese medicine, conduct applied research and studies on Chinese medicine, and organise various Chinese medicine promotional activities.

  • Enterprise Support Programme: mainly provides matching funds for individual Chinese medicine practitioners, related healthcare professionals, members of the Chinese medicine industry, Chinese medicine clinics and Chinese medicine drug traders, to enhance their professional and manufacturing standards as well as their management quality.
The Fund is managed by the Food and Health Bureau with HKPC being the implementation partner. We are happy to offer you more information, do call us at 2788 5632 or visit www.cmdevfund.hk

In addition, a Chinese medicine resources platform has been established under the Fund to consolidate reference materials for the industry website: www.cmresource.hk

Free consultation hotline (Tel: 2788 5810) is now available for proprietary Chinese medicine (pCm) registration and GMP manufacturing.

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Talent is our greatest asset. HKPC deems young talent as a driving force to fuel Hong Kong’s innovation. We spare no efforts in talent development and is committed to creating a harmonious working atmosphere for building a steady and energetic team. Watch the video to know more how HKPC unleashes and grooms our talents’ potentials. If you are interested in joining us, act now!

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Sign Up for Summer STEM Fun

Summertime is STEM time. Inno Space of HKPC has scheduled various workshops on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, be it parent-child or DIY workshop, you will use what you have learnt to make your own robots and cars. Visit the website to find out more.

“The 10th Corporate Citizenship Award” Open for Application

From now to 30 Aug, the HKPC-hosted “The 10th Corporate Citizenship Award” (Award) is open for your applications with the Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education being the co-organiser and Bank of China (Hong Kong) being the sponsor.

The Award aims to recognise those corporates contributing greatly to social responsibilities and gain citizens awareness of its importance to sustain our economy, community and environment. For more details, you are welcome to join the free briefing session either on 16 Jul and 8 Aug and visit the website.

Free Seminar: Smart Innovation for new business models in Industry 4.0 and Enterprise 4.0

Introducing the know-how and methods of how successful start-ups have transformed their business through leveraging the power of Industry 4.0 and Enterprise 4.0, the free seminar gives you a great learning chance to develop your own innovative and unique products and services. Highly recommend product managers and R&D managers from service, logistics and manufacturing industries. Enrol Now

Moving towards Enterprise 4.0 — Applying Robotic Process Automation

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) interprets, triggers responses and communicates with other systems to perform repetitive tasks. This workshop will help you gain an understanding of its best practices in financial services, logistics, construction and HR industries. You will also have a chance to build your very first RPA robot. Register Now

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RTTP Courses

The newly launched Reindustrialisation and Technology Training Programme (RTTP) subsidises local enterprises to nurture talents in advanced technologies and i4.0 related aspects, to help companies stay ahead of the game. A one-day course themed “i4.0 Digital Lean Process Optimisation for Aviation Components Industry” will be commencing in August, and is now open for registration.

This course has been approved by RTTP which subsidises local companies for up to two-thirds of the tuition fees. There is no limits on the number of eligible trainees from each company for each training course. Applications for training grant should be submitted to the RTTP Secretariat at least two weeks before the course commencement.

Course Title:
i4.0 Digital Lean Process Optimisation for Aviation Components Industry
Course Date: 2 Aug 2019
Enquiry: Tel.: 2788 6053

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The HKSAR Government has launched HK$1 billion Innovation and Technology Fund for Application in Elderly and Rehabilitation Care last year, foastering the demand of GeronTech products and create opportunities to the industry.

Along with the rising need of GeronTech products, HKPC has innovated some products assisting elderly’s listening and reading. In January, HKPC has also initiated Hong Kong’s first GeronTech Cluster named GLink. GLink has connected 30 local GeronTech service providers and business users thus far, being the exchange platform to improve the GeronTech products and service. GLink will leverage the profession of HKPC to foster the GeronTech product innovations. For any details, please contact us at 2788 5555.

This story is covered in the latest weekly column “Internet+” in the Hong Kong Economic Times. Click to view the article (Chinese only).