Statistics of Approved Projects*

(as at 30/6/2023)

Approved Projects
Funds Approved($M)
Innovation and Technology Support Programme
Approved Projects: 3 092
Funds Approved($M): 11,462.9
Mainland-Hong Kong Joint Funding Scheme
Approved Projects: 69
Funds Approved($M): 133.4
Guangdong - Hong Kong Technology Cooperation Funding Scheme
Approved Projects: 376
Funds Approved($M): 1,026.3
Partnership Research Programme
Approved Projects: 276
Funds Approved($M): 513.2
Midstream Research Programme
Approved Projects: 65
Funds Approved($M): 325.7
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: 217**
Funds Approved($M): 629.4
Research and Development Cash Rebate Scheme(Since April 2016)
Approved Projects: 644***
Funds Approved($M): 884.9
Public Sector Trial Scheme
Approved Projects: 380
Funds Approved($M): 805.6
Public Sector Trial Scheme - Special Call for Projects for the Prevention and Control of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Hong Kong
Approved Projects: 63
Funds Approved($M): 102.3
Technology Voucher Programme
Approved Projects: 24 087
Funds Approved($M): 4,196.8
General Support Programme
Approved Projects: 384
Funds Approved($M): 712.0
Re-industrialisation Funding Scheme
Approved Projects: 26
Funds Approved($M): 230.2
Innovation and Technology Fund for Better Living
Approved Projects: 12
Funds Approved($M): 35.5
Patent Application Grant
Approved Projects: 2 455
Funds Approved($M): 517.9
Research Talent Hub
Approved Projects: 11 485
Funds Approved($M): 5,070.6
Reindustrialisation and Technology Training Programme - Training Grant Application
Approved Projects: 11 161
Funds Approved($M): 435.6
Approved Projects: 55 588****
Funds Approved($M): 36,883.9*****


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 9 applications recommended for funding by the ESS Panel which involve funding amount of about $38.0M.
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, Patent Application Grant - Annual Implementation Fee, Technology Voucher 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.