Distribution of Approved Projects among Different Technology Areas

(as at 30/09/2020)

Technology Areas 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 246 520.2 0 0.0 56 111.8 8 11.5 8 39.4 85 151.6 43 77.3 20 56.5 24 46.9 490 1,015.2
Chinese Medicine 39 65.6 0 0.0 17 27.4 4 2.7 4 15.9 28 42.0 1 0.4 0 0.0 16 15.4 109 169.4
Electrical and Electronics 545 2,605.8 0 0.0 42 111.0 7 15.5 9 50.7 55 58.6 95 121.0 37 111.5 19 21.8 809 3,095.9
Environmental Technology 115 253.6 0 0.0 15 29.9 4 10.2 0 0.0 17 28.5 14 15.4 4 5.3 11 15.6 180 358.5
Information Technology 687 3,556.6 0 0.0 56 257.2 15 26.8 4 14.4 99 108.1 213 235.6 48 140.5 125 207.1 1 247 5,185.5
Manufacturing Technology 554 1,523.1 0 0.0 61 229.8 17 44.3 1 5.4 71 68.8 21 20.8 17 69.2 32 34.9 774 2,939.3
Materials Science 227 601.5 0 0.0 27 85.4 22 39.7 0 0.0 20 12.6 13 17.7 6 26.4 2 4.2 317 787.5
Nanotechnology 237 510.3 0 0.0 14 46.9 3 6.0 0 0.0 7 10.4 4 9.4 0 0.0 5 10.8 270 1,723.3
Others 20 60.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.8 8 5.9 0 0.0 28 80.3 59 6,430.1
Total 2 670 9,697.2 0 0.0 289 899.9 80 156.7 26 125.7 384 481.3 412 503.6 132 409.3 262 437.3 15 694* 21,704.7**

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.