Aniline is a predominate intermediate for dyeing. It is commonly found in textile sewage that causes water pollution and imposing a threat to the marine ecosystem after aniline compounds are discharged in rivers. An eco-friendly and applicable wastewater treatment method to remove aniline compounds is crucial for the textile industry.
Established in 2006, The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) is funded by the Innovation and Technology Commission of the HKSAR government, and hosted by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
HKRITA has achieved research deliverables over the years around our research clusters targeting in sustainability, industry advancement and social benefits through our centre-owned research teams and laboratories as well as collaborations with industry partners and institutions.