Distribution of Approved Projects among Different Industrial Sectors

(as at 30/04/2020)

Industrial Sector Programme
Innovation and Technology Support Programme Mainland-Hong Kong Joint Funding Scheme Guangdong - Hong Kong Technology Cooperation Funding Scheme Partnership Research Programme Midstream Research Programme University-Industry Collaboration Programme Small Entrepreneur Research Assistance Programme Enterprise Support Scheme General Support Programme Total
No $M No $M No $M No $M No $M No $M No $M No $M No $M No $M
Biotechnology 305 651.4 0 0.0 70 133.1 9 15.8 11 51.1 116 196.2 45 80.4 19 57.6 34 50.2 609 1,235.8
Electrical and Electronics 628 3,297.8 0 0.0 51 157.6 5 6.6 9 50.7 53 52.5 113 141.0 35 115.6 15 13.7 909 3,835.5
Environmental 121 278.1 0 0.0 13 26.9 4 11.7 0 0.0 17 25.5 17 20.1 4 9.7 3 3.3 179 375.2
Information Technology 513 2,374.4 0 0.0 51 235.7 7 7.9 2 7.3 84 94.5 198 224.6 26 70.9 40 60.5 921 3,075.7
Foundation Industries 814 2,075.7 0 0.0 91 305.0 20 43.2 1 5.4 86 88.0 23 22.7 16 74.0 19 14.9 1 070 2,628.9
Textiles / Clothing / Footwear 159 439.9 0 0.0 8 28.6 3 6.6 0 0.0 7 4.5 4 3.2 1 1.4 2 1.0 184 485.3
General (Cross-sectors) 19 116.4 0 0.0 2 6.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 1.8 2 3.4 3 8.7 111 225.5 141 361.8
Others 80 280.3 0 0.0 2 3.3 2 1.5 2 6.6 16 15.3 10 8.3 11 28.1 23 37.5 146 380.8
Total 2 639 9,514.0 0 0.0 288 896.3 50 93.3 25 121.0 383 478.3 412 503.6 115 365.9 247 406.6 13 713* 19,329.2**

Note:

*
Exclude cases of funding for operation of R&D Centres and Patent Application Grant but include Researcher Programme, Postdoctoral Hub, Public Sector Trial Scheme, Public Sector Trial Scheme - Special Call for Projects for the Prevention and Control of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Hong Kong, Reindustrialisation and Technology Training Programme - Training Grant Applications, approved Partnership projects of Research and Development Cash Rebate Scheme (Since April 2016) and Technology Voucher Programme.
**
Includes funding for operation of R&D Centres, Patent Application Grant, Researcher Programme, Postdoctoral Hub, Public Sector Trial Scheme, Public Sector Trial Scheme - Special Call for Projects for the Prevention and Control of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Hong Kong, Reindustrialisation and Technology Training Programme - Annual Implementation Fee, Research and Development Cash Rebate Scheme (Since April 2016), Technology Voucher Programme, 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.