Statistics of Approved Projects*

(as at 31/12/2020)

Programme
Approved Projects
Funds Approved($M)
Innovation and Technology Support Programme
Approved Projects: 2 690
Funds Approved($M): 9,773.1
Mainland-Hong Kong Joint Funding Scheme
Approved Projects: 1
Funds Approved($M): 1.7
Guangdong - Hong Kong Technology Cooperation Funding Scheme
Approved Projects: 300
Funds Approved($M): 917.1
Partnership Research Programme
Approved Projects: 93
Funds Approved($M): 208.4
Midstream Research Programme
Approved Projects: 32
Funds Approved($M): 152.3
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: 143**
Funds Approved($M): 452.7
Research and Development Cash Rebate Scheme(Since April 2016)
Approved Projects: 405***
Funds Approved($M): 563.6
Public Sector Trial Scheme
Approved Projects: 277
Funds Approved($M): 540.7
Public Sector Trial Scheme - Special Call for Projects for the Prevention and Control of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Hong Kong
Approved Projects: 63
Funds Approved($M): 102.3
Technology Voucher Programme
Approved Projects: 3 184
Funds Approved($M): 495.7
General Support Programme
Approved Projects: 264
Funds Approved($M): 423.8
Patent Application Grant
Approved Projects: 2 189
Funds Approved($M): 451.4
Research Talent Hub
Approved Projects: 6 810
Funds Approved($M): 2,376.3
Reindustrialisation and Technology Training Programme - Training Grant Application
Approved Projects: 1 761
Funds Approved($M): 25.6
Total
Approved Projects: 19 008****
Funds Approved($M): 22,387.5*****

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 25 applications recommended for funding by the ESS Panel which involve funding amount of about $61.7M.
***
No. of Partnership projects only.
****
Exclude cases of funding for operation of R&D Centres.
*****
Includes funding for operation of R&D Centres, Reindustrialisation and Technology Training Programme - Annual Implementation Fee, 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, STEM Internship Scheme and Research Support for Research Clusters.