Distribution of Approved Projects among Different Technology Areas

(as at 31/01/2021)

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 59 117.1 12 40.2 15 78.9 85 151.6 43 77.3 22 60.0 23 46.8 505 1,092.1
Chinese Medicine 39 65.6 1 1.1 17 27.4 5 3.0 4 15.9 28 42.0 1 0.4 0 0.0 16 15.4 111 170.8
Electrical and Electronics 551 2,633.1 1 2.7 43 112.0 11 26.3 12 69.2 55 58.6 95 121.0 44 128.0 19 21.8 831 3,172.7
Environmental Technology 117 263.9 1 2.1 16 30.8 4 9.3 0 0.0 17 28.5 14 15.4 4 5.3 11 15.6 184 370.9
Information Technology 699 3,605.5 2 4.2 59 263.6 21 35.9 4 14.4 99 108.1 213 235.6 52 153.0 128 195.0 1 277 5,254.5
Manufacturing Technology 557 1,536.1 0 0.0 62 231.6 21 52.7 1 5.4 71 68.8 21 20.8 18 72.3 34 36.3 785 2,967.0
Materials Science 236 634.8 0 0.0 28 86.8 21 38.7 0 0.0 20 12.6 13 17.7 8 40.9 2 4.2 328 835.7
Nanotechnology 240 518.0 0 0.0 16 50.1 7 12.0 0 0.0 7 10.4 4 9.4 0 0.0 5 10.8 279 1,740.2
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 7,186.2
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.