Distribution of Approved Projects among Different Industrial Sectors

(as at 31/12/2023)

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 New Industrialisation Funding Scheme (formerly known as Re-industrialisation Funding Scheme) Innovation and Technology Fund for Better Living Total
No $M No $M No $M No $M No $M No $M No $M No $M No $M No $M No $M No $M
Biotechnology 355 769.2 41 78.7 97 169.1 59 98.5 36 171.5 117 199.2 45 80.4 44 123.2 47 66.5 1 1.6 0 0.0 842 1,757.9
Electrical and Electronics 751 3,851.6 5 11.3 63 173.9 34 56.7 15 85.4 53 52.5 113 141.0 64 194.3 19 16.1 2 18.8 0 0.0 1 119 4,601.6
Environmental 155 441.5 3 6.5 18 32.9 21 34.2 1 5.5 17 25.5 17 20.1 10 27.9 10 15.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 252 609.1
Information Technology 644 2,967.4 18 36.5 64 261.1 39 60.1 5 26.0 84 94.5 198 224.6 43 109.4 106 178.4 0 0.0 1 2.3 1 202 4,599.5
Foundation Industries 936 2,520.6 18 36.0 111 332.2 91 184.0 3 16.3 86 88.0 23 22.7 28 127.6 31 24.6 3 10.7 0 0.0 1 330 4,876.4
Textiles / Clothing / Footwear 215 615.6 0 0.0 10 31.0 14 39.0 1 4.9 7 4.5 4 3.2 3 5.3 4 12.8 1 15.0 0 0.0 259 1,290.1
General (Cross-sectors) 31 159.9 0 0.0 2 6.0 2 6.8 1 5.0 4 1.8 2 3.4 7 18.5 154 339.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 203 7,969.2
Others 129 502.1 4 7.9 15 25.0 29 58.4 3 11.2 16 15.3 10 8.3 27 62.5 44 123.1 23 192.7 13 38.3 313 14,139.6
Total 3 216 11,827.9 89 176.9 380 1,031.2 289 537.6 65 325.7 384 481.3 412 503.6 226 668.8 415 776.2 30 238.8 14 40.6 66 006* 39,843.2**

Note:

*
Exclude cases of funding for operation of R&D Centres but include Patent Application Grant, Research Talent 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, New Industrialisation 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, Research Talent 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, New Industrialisation 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.