The Council is co-organising a Seminar on Research and Development of Chinese Medicines 2017 on 12 Sept 2017. Practitioners of the testing and certification industry, parties interested in testing and certification of Chinese medicines or R&D of Chinese medicines are invited to enrol on or before 5 Sept 2017. (Details)
Open for applications - Overseas and Mainland Exhibition
The Innovation and Technology Commission is now inviting accredited testing and certification (T&C) organisations to join HKCTC in the China Hi-Tech Fair 2017 (16 – 21 November 2017) to promote Hong Kong T&C services. Please refer to this link for details.
The first “HKCTC Newsletter” has been issued. Please click the link to download and read the Newsletter.
CEPA Agreement on Economic and Technical Cooperation
The CEPA Agreement on Economic and Technical Cooperation was signed on 28 June 2017, with the aim to enhance the level of economic and technical exchanges and cooperation between Mainland and Hong Kong. Four articles are related to testing and certification (T&C). The Innovation and Technology Commission is consulting the T&C sector on the implementation of a new article related to NCB under IECEE via a questionnaire. A set of FAQs is also available for the new article related to designated certification bodies under CCC. (Details)
Upcoming Activity - Overseas and Mainland Exhibition
To promote the testing and certification (T&C) services of Hong Kong, the Innovation and Technology Commission has submitted application to the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and relevant organisers to take part in the Spielwarenmesse International Toy Fair 2018 (31 January – 4 February 2018).
HKTDC and relevant organisers are now processing the applications. T&C organisations which are interested in joining the above fairs through the Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification, please note our updated news and refer to this link for details.
Report of the Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification 2016-17
Report of the Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification 2016-17 has been uploaded for information, please refer to details.
Statistics of the testing and certification activities in Hong Kong 2015
Statistics of the testing and certification activities in Hong Kong in 2015 have been uploaded, please refer to details.
Internship opportunities for students in Summer 2017
Internship opportunities for Summer 2017 offered by certain accredited testing laboratories as well as accredited certification and inspection bodies in Hong Kong are now available. Students interested please refer to details.
Teaching Kit on Chemical Testing for New Senior Secondary Curriculum
The Innovation and Technology Commission and the Council have commissioned Hong Kong Baptist University to develop a teaching kit for use by senior secondary Chemistry teachers. (Details)
Implementation details for "Nil Waiver Fee" for Testing Laboratories Operating in Industrial Buildings announced
The government announced the implementation of the "nil waiver fee" measure to facilitate the operation of testing and calibration laboratories in industrial buildings. Please click the link for details.
The relevant summary and Q&As on our website have been updated. (Details)
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