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Vision and Mission


To be the world leading research institute that synergizes interdisciplinary R&D strength in materials, design, digital technologies and management concepts to address real world challenge of textiles and fashion for health, wellbeing, protection, performance and sustainability.


  • To undertake frontier interdisciplinary research and development for design, technology and business innovation, which will have disruptive impacts on the fashion and textile value chain.
  • To develop high-tech and high-value added innovative products and technologies for the prosperity and sustainability of the fashion and textile industry.
  • To partner with leading R&D institutions and fashion & textile industry in Hong Kong, Greater Bay Area, China and beyond for technology transfer and talent development to contribute the long-term social and economic progress.

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