What's New

2014-12-09
The 2014 Guangdong - Hong Kong Technology Cooperation Funding Scheme (TCFS) is now open to application. Deadline for application is 13 February 2015. The application periods set by Guangdong authorities on Category C(1) and Shenzhen authorities on Category C(2) are 9 December 2014 to 9 January 2015, and 9 December 2014 to 13 February 2015 respectively.
 
2014-12-09
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

 
2014-12-01
Between 1 and 30 November 2014, 46 newly funded projects are added to this website for public access.
 
2014-03-27
The SERAP Directory 2014 is now available for download.
 






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