KnitWarm - Remarkable achievements in local ICT industry honoured with ICT Awards
The Hong Kong ICT Awards 2020 (the Awards) presentation ceremony was broadcasted online today (December 4).
Since its debut in 2006, the Awards has been commending and promoting outstanding local information and communications technology (ICT) inventions and applications. The Awards encourages and recognises winners' accomplishments and also helps raise their status and reputation in the international market. Among last year's winning entries, a total of six projects also won the Asia Pacific ICT Alliance Awards and two projects won the Global ICT Excellence Awards.
Steered by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer with the collaborative efforts of all Leading Organisers, the Steering Committee, Standards Assurance Sub-Committee, the Grand Judging Panel, judges and supporting organisations, the Hong Kong ICT Awards received overwhelming responses with a record high of over 1,600 entries this year. The Chairman of the Grand Judging Panel, Professor Simon Ho, complimented the entries on their excellence, "I am inspired by the innovative products and solutions of this year's award winners. I believe the successful implementation of their ideas will profoundly benefit businesses and the community, and further promote Hong Kong as a global leading smart city."
At the ceremony, the Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Mr Alfred Sit, presented Grand Award trophies to the winners of the eight categories to celebrate their remarkable achievements. The respective winners are:
Award category(Leading Organiser): Smart People Grand Award (The Hong Kong Council of Social Service)
Grand Award winner (Winning entry): KnitWarm Ltd/Fung Fat Knitting Manufactory Ltd (KnitWarm)
In view of the latest epidemic situation, the ceremony was pre-recorded and broadcasted online. Detailed information of the event and the winners, as well as video of the recorded ceremony, are available on the website of the Hong Kong ICT Awards