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  • Seminar on Metrological Traceability of Temperature Measurements

    The seminar was jointly organized by the Hong Kong Accreditation Service (HKAS) and the Open University of Hong Kong – School of Science and Technology on January 25, 2019 (Friday). Dr. Fred Lee, head of Science of OUHK-S&T delivered the welcoming speech. He welcomed all participants to join the seminar and thanks Prof. Graham Machin …

  • Naming Ceremony of Billion Charity Fund Physical and Mechanical Testing and Certification

    The Physical and Mechanical Testing and Certification Laboratory has been named Billion Charity Fund Physical and Mechanical Testing and Certification in recognition of the Billion Charity Fund Limited’s generous donation of HK$3 million towards the development of the University’s new Jockey Club Institute of Healthcare. The Billion Charity Fund Physical and Mechanical Testing and Certification …

  • The School of Science and Technology Re-appointed as the Assessment Agency of the Testing, Inspection & Certification Industry

    The School of Science and Technology at The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) had been appointed by the Education Bureau as the sole Assessment Agency (AA) for the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for the TIC industry covering the period from 1 November 2015 to 31 October 2018. After completion the three-year RPL assessment …

  • Contemporary Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling (CUMCM) 2018

    The 2018 Contemporary Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling (CUMCM) http://en.mcm.edu.cn/ will be held on 13-16 Sep 2018, starting at 8:00PM, 13 September and ending at 8:00 PM 16, September 2018 (Beijing Time). It is an annual contest for undergraduates all over the world, organized by CSIAM (China Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics). In 2017, …

  • HKIE Conference Supported by OUHK

    It is our pleasure to be one of the supporting organizations on the “The Challenges of Logistics Technology – Opportunities and Innovation” conference joinly organized by the Logistics & Transportation (LT) Division and Manufacturing & Industrial (MI) Division of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers on 27th September 2018 in Hong Kong. The conference will …

  • Interview on ISO 22000

    An interviewed relating to the choice of ISO 22000 certified catering providers for primary schools was conducted by the Smart Parents (Magazine under Sing Tao Group) and the article has been published on 28 June 2018.

  • Champion and Outstanding Award in HKIE MI Project Competition 2017/18

    The students from BSc(Hons) in Testing and Certification and BSc(Hons) in Testing Science (Food), joined the project competition organized by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers – Manufacturing and Industrial Division. Five local universities nominated the student projects to participate the competition. Ten selected projects was presented in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University on June …

  • Anti-corruption Workshop for Testing and Certification Organisations

    One of Hong Kong’s key strengths is the high level of integrity and credibility of the Hong Kong society as a whole, which gives confidence to users of testing and certification (T&C) services. Maintaining a high level of professional integrity is of utmost importance and ensures that T&C services are provided in a reliable, consistent …


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Testing, Inspection and Certification

Testing and Certification

T he Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification (HKCTC) was established by the HKSAR Government in 2009 to lead the development of the industry. According to the statistics from the Government (published in 2014), Tthe direct economic contribution by the Testing and Certification Industries to Hong Kong’s Gross Domestic Product was $6.5 billion. The number of persons engaged in testing, inspection and certification activities was 17,510 in 2014. About 43% were professionals and associate professionals whose main duties were to provide testing, inspection and certification services in 2014. The Open University of Hong Kong is offering a series of testing and certification programmes including JUPAS programmes, part-time face-to-face postgraduate programmes, and distance-learning undergraduate programme. [More]

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A range of laboratories including chemical and microbiological, electrical and electronic, physical and mechanical, and research testing and certification laboratories outfitted with advanced instruments will be constructed to support the testing and certification programmes.

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