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Performance Sportswear Support for Hong Kong Sports Institute Elite Athletes in Olympic 2012

In the first phase of project "High performance Sportswear and Devices" (ITP/014/08TP, Total amount founding HKD4.57million), the project team have successfully completed the design and development of high performance sportswear for winter running, summer running and cycling. The technology inventions from the project are filing as patents, and have been successfully transferred to industry. Collaborating with Hong Kong Sports Institute, this project will make the prototype sportswear applied technology from the project, support Hong Kong elite athletes, reduce muscle fatigue, enhance recovery, improve training and competition performance, and prepare for the 2012 London Olympic Games for cycling and triathlon teams. In the project, it will establish the technical specification and products standard, evaluate the performance of the sportswear. Meanwhile, promote the technology, support Hong Kong sports industry development, and develop its commercialization network.

Project No. (ITC) ITT/001/11TT
Project Type Prototype
Project Co-ordinator Prof. LI Yi
Research Institute The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
ITF Amount HK$ 1,334,000
Start Date DD/MM/YY 2011-07-19
Completion Date DD/MM/YY 2012-07-18
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