Statistics of Approved Projects*

(as at 28/02/2021)

Programme
Approved Projects
Funds Approved($M)
Innovation and Technology Support Programme
Approved Projects: 2 719
Funds Approved($M): 9,886.5
Mainland-Hong Kong Joint Funding Scheme
Approved Projects: 8
Funds Approved($M): 15.4
Guangdong - Hong Kong Technology Cooperation Funding Scheme
Approved Projects: 303
Funds Approved($M): 923.5
Partnership Research Programme
Approved Projects: 107
Funds Approved($M): 227.3
Midstream Research Programme
Approved Projects: 44
Funds Approved($M): 230.3
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: 149**
Funds Approved($M): 462.9
Research and Development Cash Rebate Scheme(Since April 2016)
Approved Projects: 418***
Funds Approved($M): 581.1
Public Sector Trial Scheme
Approved Projects: 284
Funds Approved($M): 550.9
Public Sector Trial Scheme - Special Call for Projects for the Prevention and Control of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Hong Kong
Approved Projects: 63
Funds Approved($M): 102.3
Technology Voucher Programme
Approved Projects: 3 507
Funds Approved($M): 544.5
General Support Programme
Approved Projects: 266
Funds Approved($M): 426.4
Patent Application Grant
Approved Projects: 2 200
Funds Approved($M): 454.2
Research Talent Hub
Approved Projects: 7 041
Funds Approved($M): 2,514.7
Reindustrialisation and Technology Training Programme - Training Grant Application
Approved Projects: 1 927
Funds Approved($M): 29.1
Total
Approved Projects: 19 832****
Funds Approved($M): 23,074.2*****

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 21 applications recommended for funding by the ESS Panel which involve funding amount of about $45.8M.
***
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.