Distribution of Approved Projects among Different Industrial Sectors

(as at 31/08/2020)

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 304 651.2 0 0.0 71 135.9 14 18.4 12 55.8 117 199.2 45 80.4 21 61.1 36 51.3 620 1,253.3
Electrical and Electronics 635 3,336.2 0 0.0 51 157.6 6 7.7 9 50.7 53 52.5 113 141.0 38 125.9 16 14.1 921 3,885.7
Environmental 123 285.9 0 0.0 13 26.9 8 17.8 0 0.0 17 25.5 17 20.1 6 15.1 4 3.6 188 394.9
Information Technology 516 2,403.1 0 0.0 51 235.7 8 9.1 2 7.3 84 94.5 198 224.6 30 81.5 46 66.1 935 3,761.1
Foundation Industries 820 2,114.1 0 0.0 91 305.0 31 71.3 1 5.4 86 88.0 23 22.7 17 80.7 20 15.6 1 089 4,216.5
Textiles / Clothing / Footwear 163 456.6 0 0.0 8 28.6 3 6.6 0 0.0 7 4.5 4 3.2 1 1.4 2 1.0 188 1,060.7
General (Cross-sectors) 19 116.4 0 0.0 2 6.0 1 3.3 0 0.0 4 1.8 2 3.4 4 10.5 114 244.8 146 3,584.9
Others 82 285.5 0 0.0 2 3.3 8 18.9 2 6.6 16 15.3 10 8.3 13 30.5 23 37.5 156 3,308.0
Total 2 662 9,649.0 0 0.0 289 899.1 79 153.2 26 125.7 384 481.3 412 503.6 130 406.8 261 434.0 15 271* 21,465.2**

Note:

*
Exclude cases of funding for operation of R&D Centres and Patent Application Grant but include 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, 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, 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, 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.