Statistics of Approved Projects*

(as at 31/01/2021)

Programme
Approved Projects
Funds Approved($M)
Innovation and Technology Support Programme
Approved Projects: 2 705
Funds Approved($M): 9,837.7
Mainland-Hong Kong Joint Funding Scheme
Approved Projects: 5
Funds Approved($M): 10.1
Guangdong - Hong Kong Technology Cooperation Funding Scheme
Approved Projects: 301
Funds Approved($M): 919.8
Partnership Research Programme
Approved Projects: 102
Funds Approved($M): 218.1
Midstream Research Programme
Approved Projects: 36
Funds Approved($M): 183.8
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: 148**
Funds Approved($M): 459.5
Research and Development Cash Rebate Scheme(Since April 2016)
Approved Projects: 413***
Funds Approved($M): 568.5
Public Sector Trial Scheme
Approved Projects: 281
Funds Approved($M): 543.4
Public Sector Trial Scheme - Special Call for Projects for the Prevention and Control of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Hong Kong
Approved Projects: 63
Funds Approved($M): 102.3
Technology Voucher Programme
Approved Projects: 3 325
Funds Approved($M): 515.9
General Support Programme
Approved Projects: 266
Funds Approved($M): 426.4
Patent Application Grant
Approved Projects: 2 193
Funds Approved($M): 452.4
Research Talent Hub
Approved Projects: 6 925
Funds Approved($M): 2,437.8
Reindustrialisation and Technology Training Programme - Training Grant Application
Approved Projects: 1 841
Funds Approved($M): 27.1
Total
Approved Projects: 19 400****
Funds Approved($M): 22,790.1*****

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 18 applications recommended for funding by the ESS Panel which involve funding amount of about $45.4M.
***
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.