Hong Kong Automotive Platforms and Application Systems (APAS) R&D Centre was established in 2006 by the Innovation and Technology Commission of the HKSAR Government and undertaken by the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC). Over the years, APAS has been collaborating with industries, universities and technical institutions on technological researches and the commercialisation of R&D results, thereby promoting the development of automotive technology. Over 100 projects have been implemented since the establishment of APAS. To facilitate synergy and further enhance cost effectiveness, APAS has become part of the HKPC since 1 November 2012.
To become a leading automotive platforms and application systems R&D centre in the region and assist Hong Kong’s foundation industries to enter into or expand in the automotive market. The 3 major focus areas of APAS’ technology roadmap are –
(a) Green Transportation;
(b) Smart Mobility;
(c) Intelligent Systems.
(a) Develop R&D competencies in selected core technical areas;
(b) Establish related networks in the Mainland and overseas;
(c) Collaborate with Mainland and overseas R&D partners;
(d) Promote R&D services and expand user base;
(e) Support HKSAR Government’s initiatives of smart city and re-industrialisation.