What's New

The first round of funding applications for 2015 under Tier 2 and Tier 3 of the Innovation and Technology Support Programme (ITSP) has been closed for application after 31 March 2015.
Between 1 and 31 March 2015, 38 newly funded projects are added to this website for public access.
The SERAP Directory 2015 is now available for download.
The 2014 Guangdong - Hong Kong Technology Cooperation Funding Scheme (TCFS) is closed for application after 13 February 2015.
New Improvement Measures to the Innovation and Technology Fund Introduced + more

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Innovation and Technology Support Programme (ITSP)

  1. relaxing the minimum number of industry sponsors for platform projects from two to one;

  2. allowing platform projects conducted by local universities to accept sponsorship from a company which is related to the university;

University-Industry Collaboration Programme (UICP)

  1. relaxing the timeframe for projects from two years to three years;

  2. allowing flexibility for the company and the university participating in a project to negotiate and mutually agree on the IP arrangements;

  3. adopting the assessment framework of the ITSP for UICP projects; and

Public Sector Trial Scheme (PSTS)

  1. raising the funding ceiling of PSTS projects undertaken by R&D Centres from 50% to 100% of the original project cost.

For details, please refer to the paper endorsed by the Commerce and Industry Panel of the Legislative Council on 18 November 2014 – http://www.legco.gov.hk/yr14-15/english/panels/ci/papers/ci20141118cb1-211-3-e.pdf


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