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The Mills Fabrica opens innovation centre

The Mills Fabrica has launched a new centre for techstyle innovation based in The Mills complex in Tsuen Wan.
The Mills is a revitalisation project by the Nan Fung group to transform its old textile factories into a new heritage and innovation centre. The Mills Fabrica is described as an “open platform for techstyle innovation” located within the complex.
The Park - View from Fabrica
“Its mission is to create techstyle startup success stories and to build a global techstyle community,” the company says in a statement.
The Park
The term ‘techstyle’ is defined as companies at the intersection of technology and style, with three key focus areas being materials and supply chain innovation, wearables and products merging technology and style and new retail experiences.
Fabrica will act as a business incubator, fund and space/lab/store. “The integrated approach is designed to support startups in Hong Kong and provide them with the necessary means to take their business to the next level on a global scale.”
Fabrica Atrium
Fabrica Lab (2)
The Fabrica Space/Lab/Store which opened this week seeks to provide a physical centre for experimentation, innovation and inspiration. It offers flexible coworking and event space for the techstyle community.
The Hall
Named Techstyle X, the store is “an experiential and experimental retail store” showcasing the latest techstyle innovations and raising awareness of technologies to end consumers.
Techstyle X
Techstyle X - Unspun pop-up
Techstyle X - Simple Pieces Showcase
Fabrica Atrium is at the core of Fabrica Space, with a three-storey high skylight, ideal for conferences and symposiums and can be combined with the hot desk area to host larger-scale events.
Fabrica Lab, a state-of-the-art prototyping lab, is curated in collaboration with the Hong Kong Research Institute of Textile and Apparel (HKRITA). It is described as “a space for experimentation; an open platform for entrepreneurs, students, corporates and the general public to unleash their creativity and transform ideas into real products”.
“At Fabrica we are building a centre for inspiration and creating the techstyle startup success stories of tomorrow from our textile heritage, says Vanessa Cheung, group MD of Nan Fung Development and founder of The Mills.
“With the opening of The Mills Fabrica, we hope to inspire Hong Kong, the startups and develop the techstyle scene globally.”
The Mills Entrance - Castle Peak Road *

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