What's New

2014-07-30
The second round of funding applications for 2014 under Tier 2 and Tier 3 of the Innovation and Technology Support Programme (ITSP) is now open for application. Deadline for application is 30 September 2014.
 
2014-07-30
Innovation and Technology Support Programme and the Public Sector Trial Scheme: Application forms and Guide to Filling in the Application Forms have been updated.
 
2014-08-01
Between 1 and 31 July 2014, 73 newly funded projects are added to this website for public access.
 
2014-04-11
“New Improvement Measures to the Innovation and Technology Fund Introduced” + more

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With immediate effect, the following improvement measures to the ITF will be introduced –

  1. the industry sponsorship requirement for platform projects under the Innovation and Technology Support Programme initiated by Government bureaux/departments and statutory bodies will be waived. Please click here for details;

  2. the funding ceiling for Public Sector Trial Scheme (PSTS) projects has been raised from 30% to 50% of the actual project cost of the original R&D project. Please click here for details;

  3. the sponsorship requirement under the General Support Programme has been relaxed to accept contribution from the applicant itself or its related parties. Please click here for details.

 
2014-04-01
The first round of funding applications for 2014 under Tier 2 and Tier 3 of the Innovation and Technology Support Programme (ITSP) has been closed on 31 March 2014.
 
2014-03-27
The SERAP Directory 2014 is now available for download.
 
2013-10-11
The 2013 Guangdong - Hong Kong Technology Cooperation Funding Scheme (TCFS) has been closed for application on 10 October 2013.
 
2013-08-06
The maximum funding support for Innovation and Technology Support Programme (ITSP) Tier 3 projects has been raised from $1.0 million to $1.4 million and for Seed projects (for R&D Centres) from $2.0 million to $2.8 million.

The Innovation and Technology Commission has promulgated a new “Guide on Intellectual Property Arrangements for Research and Development Projects Funded under the ITSP of the ITF” which supersedes the previous two commercialization guidelines. The new Guide can be downloaded here.
 






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