Hong Kong Trade Development Council Brings Technology Mission to United States to Explore Partnerships

May 20, 2015, 15:34 ET from Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC)

HONG KONG, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A 23-member delegation consisting of Hong Kong's top technology-related companies and organizations will visit the U.S. from June 9-21 as part of the "Think Asia, Think Hong Kong" (TATHK) event in Chicago on June 10, as organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC).

The mission will explore partnership and collaboration opportunities in Chicago, Los Angeles, San Diego, Maryland and Wisconsin. The mission will visit the International Institute for Nanotechnology, Argonne National Labs, Rockwell Automation, Johnson Controls, Harley-Davidson, National Institute Standards & Technology, National Institute for Health, University of California, San Diego, Stratasys and Qualcomm, among others.

Visiting companies include power tool maker TechTronics Industries (TTI), electronics manufacturer Coulomb Electronics Ltd., Suga International Holdings Ltd., Fook Tin Group Holdings Ltd., die-casting and plastic injection molding services provider Ka Shui International Holdings Ltd., and surface finishing companies Jing Mei Group, Chartermate International Limited and Pino Aliprandini (HK) Ltd.

"These Hong Kong companies are looking forward to forming new business partnerships with American technology providers," said mission leader Dr. Roy Chung, co-founder of TTI.

"Partnering with Hong Kong companies opens doors for U.S. companies throughout Asia, particularly on the Chinese mainland. American and Hong Kong companies have much to explore in terms of joint ventures, strategic alliances, contract manufacturing and tech transfer/commercialization," he said.

Participating Hong Kong organizations include the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, the Hong Kong Productivity Council, Nano and Advanced Materials Institute Ltd. (NAMI) and the Hong Kong R&D Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management Enabling Technologies (LSCM R&D Centre).

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The mission will also take part in TATHK, the largest Hong Kong promotional event to take place in the US. The event will showcase the advantages of Hong Kong's business services platform.

The event will feature a presentation titled "Hong Kong – A Base for technology Companies to Grow Business in Asia" examining how Hong Kong's R&D capabilities and professional business services can help American companies develop and commercialize their technology products.

More than 130 government and business leaders from Hong Kong and the mainland will take part in TATHK, which is supported by 16 Hong Kong partners and 90 supporting organizations. Participating sectors include ICT, digital entertainment, finance, food and wine and professional services with business-matching sessions organized onsite. For more information, please see the TATHK website: http://www.thinkasiathinkhk.com/2015/en/index.html

About the HKTDC
A statutory body established in 1966, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is the international marketing arm for Hong Kong-based traders, manufacturers and service providers.


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