Distribution of Approved Projects among Different Technology Areas

(as at 30/04/2020)

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 247 520.5 0 0.0 55 109.0 4 9.2 8 39.4 84 148.6 43 77.3 18 52.9 22 43.2 481 1,000.1
Chinese Medicine 39 65.6 0 0.0 17 27.4 3 2.4 3 11.2 28 42.0 1 0.4 0 0.0 15 14.8 106 163.6
Electrical and Electronics 538 2,565.6 0 0.0 42 111.0 5 9.1 9 50.7 55 58.6 95 121.0 31 91.3 19 21.8 794 3,029.2
Environmental Technology 113 245.7 0 0.0 15 29.9 2 7.8 0 0.0 17 28.5 14 15.4 4 5.3 10 15.3 175 347.9
Information Technology 674 3,464.9 0 0.0 57 258.2 9 10.2 4 14.4 99 108.1 213 235.6 39 120.8 115 181.8 1 210 4,394.0
Manufacturing Technology 550 1,506.4 0 0.0 61 229.8 14 33.1 1 5.4 71 68.8 21 20.8 17 69.2 31 34.2 766 1,967.8
Materials Science 221 574.3 0 0.0 26 83.6 12 19.3 0 0.0 20 12.6 13 17.7 6 26.4 2 4.2 300 738.2
Nanotechnology 237 510.3 0 0.0 14 46.9 1 2.1 0 0.0 7 10.4 4 9.4 0 0.0 5 10.8 268 590.0
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 59 148.1
Total 2 639 9,514.0 0 0.0 288 896.3 50 93.3 25 121.0 383 478.3 412 503.6 115 365.9 247 406.6 13 713* 19,329.2**

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.