Distribution of Approved Projects among Different Industrial Sectors

(as at 31/01/2021)

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 1 1.1 73 139.3 20 48.6 19 95.3 117 199.2 45 80.4 23 64.6 38 55.5 640 1,335.2
Electrical and Electronics 642 3,366.4 1 2.7 53 160.4 10 18.5 12 69.2 53 52.5 113 141.0 45 141.3 16 14.1 945 3,966.1
Environmental 125 295.0 1 2.1 13 26.9 6 13.9 0 0.0 17 25.5 17 20.1 6 15.1 4 3.6 189 402.2
Information Technology 525 2,447.8 2 4.2 53 241.0 11 15.0 2 7.3 84 94.5 198 224.6 33 85.1 47 51.0 955 3,809.7
Foundation Industries 830 2,155.8 0 0.0 94 309.1 37 85.6 1 5.4 86 88.0 23 22.7 20 98.3 21 16.0 1 112 4,294.6
Textiles / Clothing / Footwear 169 480.6 0 0.0 8 28.6 5 8.9 0 0.0 7 4.5 4 3.2 1 1.4 2 1.0 196 1,087.0
General (Cross-sectors) 21 125.0 0 0.0 2 6.0 1 3.3 0 0.0 4 1.8 2 3.4 4 10.5 116 247.8 150 3,982.9
Others 89 315.9 0 0.0 5 8.5 12 24.4 2 6.6 16 15.3 10 8.3 16 43.1 22 37.4 172 3,912.4
Total 2 705 9,837.7 5 10.1 301 919.8 102 218.1 36 183.8 384 481.3 412 503.6 148 459.5 266 426.4 19 400* 22,790.1**

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, 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.