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Material Resource Centre

The Material Resource Centre (MRC) in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design is a place to explore materials representing current trends in design, materials research and productions from all over the world. Visitors can discover new interesting materials and related technologies that can lead to new sources of inspiration and creativity.

The MRC contains thousands of new and innovative materials from all over the world, collections from Material ConneXion New York, StylePark Germany, PolyU Eco-Material Archive (HK and PRD), Pantone color libraries and collections of local materials, manufacturers and suppliers. Material samples are continually added and updated.

Every material sample is linked to a database containing all the related detailed descriptions and information, including contacts of manufacturers and distributors.

The Centre is open to all staff, students and alumni of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and university partners. MRC’s staff can provide all the information and support for searching and locating materials samples.

Introduction tours can be provided to PolyU students and staff by group. Please make a reservation HERE, send an email to or call 2766 7971 for booking at least one week in advance.


Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 10:00 to 12:30 and 14:00 to 17:30 (excluding Saturdays and public holidays)
Location: Room V510, 5/F, Jockey Club Innovation Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Facebook Page: HKPolyU MRC - Material Resource Centre
Instagram: hkpolyumrc

Ms Man Tsang
Tel: (852) 2766 7971




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