Statistics of Approved Projects*

(as at 31/10/2020)

Programme
Approved Projects
Funds Approved($M)
Innovation and Technology Support Programme
Approved Projects: 2 674
Funds Approved($M): 9,713.2
Mainland-Hong Kong Joint Funding Scheme
Approved Projects: 0
Funds Approved($M): 0.0
Guangdong - Hong Kong Technology Cooperation Funding Scheme
Approved Projects: 296
Funds Approved($M): 910.7
Partnership Research Programme
Approved Projects: 89
Funds Approved($M): 177.6
Midstream Research Programme
Approved Projects: 26
Funds Approved($M): 125.7
University-Industry Collaboration Programme
Approved Projects: 384
Funds Approved($M): 481.3
Small Entrepreneur Research Assistance Programme
Approved Projects: 412
Funds Approved($M): 503.6
Enterprise Support Scheme
Approved Projects: 135**
Funds Approved($M): 421.8
Research and Development Cash Rebate Scheme(Since April 2016)
Approved Projects: 387***
Funds Approved($M): 538.4
Public Sector Trial Scheme
Approved Projects: 271
Funds Approved($M): 519.0
Public Sector Trial Scheme - Special Call for Projects for the Prevention and Control of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Hong Kong
Approved Projects: 63
Funds Approved($M): 102.3
Technology Voucher Programme
Approved Projects: 2 914
Funds Approved($M): 454.9
General Support Programme
Approved Projects: 261
Funds Approved($M): 437.2
Research Talent Hub
Approved Projects: 6 614
Funds Approved($M): 2,245.6
Reindustrialisation and Technology Training Programme - Training Grant Application
Approved Projects: 1 544
Funds Approved($M): 21.9
Total
Approved Projects: 16 070****
Funds Approved($M): 21,901.6*****

Note:

*
The ITVF figures are not included in the statistics and that ITVF figures will be shown separately under ITVF's webpage.
**
In addition to those approved projects above, there are 22 applications recommended for funding by the ESS Panel which involve funding amount of about $62.1M.
***
No. of Partnership projects only.
****
Exclude cases of funding for operation of R&D Centres and Patent Application Grant.
*****
Includes funding for operation of R&D Centres, Patent Application Grant, Reindustrialisation and Technology Training Programme - Annual Implementation Fee, Partner State Key Laboratories, Hong Kong Branch(es) of Chinese National Engineering Research Centre(s), Technology Transfer Offices of universities, HKIB - GMP Product Development and Technical Support Platform for Traditional Oral Solid Proprietary Chinese Medicine Products, Technology Start-up Support Scheme for Universities and STEM Internship Scheme.