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Our Milestones

2003 

Founding of EPRO High Purity Silicon Ltd and launch of a lab in Shaoguan to study the reduction of high purity quartz ore via electrolysis

2010

  • PCT filing on “A Method and Apparatus for Producing Silicon”

  • Kicked-off project on conductive fabric at Polytechnic University of Hong Kong

  • Kicked-off project on fiber polymer materials at Tiangong University

 

2015

  • Founding of EPRO Industrial Ltd in Hong Kong and 连海汇 (惠州) 精密科技有限公司
    for R&D and manufacturing of functional fibers and fabrics

2016

  • Patent filed on our Si+

 

2017

  • National phase patent filing of our Si+ 

2018

  • Kicked-off project on optimisation of Hydrogen generation at City University of
    Hong Kong

  • Kicked-off project on the treatment of wastewater by membrane distillation at
    City University of Hong Kong

  • Obtained HKSAR government subsidy for a HKD7.5 million project, with 40%
    cash rebate, setting up Si+ production line in Yuen Long

2019

  • Launched pilot production facility in Yuen Long Industrial Estate (managed by HKSTP)

  • Changed name from EPRO Industrial Ltd to EPRO Advance Technology Ltd, consolidating companies working on energy-related projects

  • Obtained HKSAR government subsidy for a HKD1.5 million project, with 40%
    cash rebate, to study the feasibility of a Hydrogen generator

 

2020

  • Showcased Hydrogen generation demo kit at the Las Vegas Consumer
    Electronics Show

  • Sold the first batch of Si+ to customers in China and Japan

  • HKSAR government funding approved for research on Si+ lithium-ion battery of
    up to HKD12.6M

  • Si+ patent rights allowed in the EU, Korea, and Japan

  • Conductive textile patent rights allowed in Japan, China, and the USA

  • Filed solid-state Hydrogen patent

  • Presented our products at SNEC International Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology
    Conference & Exhibition at Shanghai and Hydrogen Economy Conference in
    Hong Kong

  • Showcased our Hydrogen generation demo kit at UNDP Hydrogen Industry Conference at Foshan, Guangdong