Distribution of Approved Projects among Different Technology Areas

(as at 30/06/2020)

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 55 109.0 6 10.7 8 39.4 85 151.6 43 77.3 19 54.0 22 43.2 484 1,005.4
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 15 14.8 108 168.8
Electrical and Electronics 542 2,588.3 0 0.0 42 111.0 7 15.5 9 50.7 55 58.6 95 121.0 33 97.3 19 21.8 802 3,064.2
Environmental Technology 114 250.8 0 0.0 15 29.9 3 9.8 0 0.0 17 28.5 14 15.4 4 5.3 10 15.3 177 355.0
Information Technology 678 3,483.3 0 0.0 57 258.2 13 24.8 4 14.4 99 108.1 213 235.6 43 135.5 116 191.1 1 223 5,090.2
Manufacturing Technology 550 1,506.4 0 0.0 61 229.8 15 36.4 1 5.4 71 68.8 21 20.8 17 69.2 31 34.2 767 2,914.0
Materials Science 225 594.2 0 0.0 26 83.6 15 24.2 0 0.0 20 12.6 13 17.7 6 26.4 2 4.2 307 762.9
Nanotechnology 237 510.3 0 0.0 14 46.9 3 5.3 0 0.0 7 10.4 4 9.4 0 0.0 5 10.8 270 1,722.6
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 5,857.9
Total 2 651 9,579.7 0 0.0 288 896.3 66 129.3 26 125.7 384 481.3 412 503.6 122 387.7 248 415.9 14 427* 20,941.0**

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.