Annual Statistics of Approved Projects

(2020)

Programme
Approved Projects
Funds Approved($M)
Innovation and Technology Support Programme
Approved Projects: 102
Funds Approved($M): 529.8
Mainland-Hong Kong Joint Funding Scheme
Approved Projects: 1
Funds Approved($M): 1.7
Guangdong - Hong Kong Technology Cooperation Funding Scheme
Approved Projects: 13
Funds Approved($M): 21.8
Partnership Research Programme
Approved Projects: 69
Funds Approved($M): 169.4
Midstream Research Programme
Approved Projects: 7
Funds Approved($M): 31.3
University-Industry Collaboration Programme
Approved Projects: 2
Funds Approved($M): 4.7
Small Entrepreneur Research Assistance Programme
Approved Projects: 0
Funds Approved($M): 0.0
Enterprise Support Scheme
Approved Projects: 36**
Funds Approved($M): 108.7
Research and Development Cash Rebate Scheme(Since April 2016)
Approved Projects: 91***
Funds Approved($M): 145.0
Public Sector Trial Scheme
Approved Projects: 41
Funds Approved($M): 114.3
Public Sector Trial Scheme - Special Call for Projects for the Prevention and Control of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Hong Kong
Approved Projects: 63
Funds Approved($M): 102.3
Technology Voucher Programme
Approved Projects: 1 491
Funds Approved($M): 244.5
General Support Programme
Approved Projects: 30
Funds Approved($M): 55.0
Patent Application Grant
Approved Projects: 78
Funds Approved($M): 19.5
Research Talent Hub
Approved Projects: 1 270
Funds Approved($M): 560.9
Reindustrialisation and Technology Training Programme - Training Grant Application
Approved Projects: 896
Funds Approved($M): 12.6
Total
Approved Projects: 4 190****
Funds Approved($M): 3,075.3*****

Note:

*
The ITVF figures are not included in the statistics and that ITVF figures will be shown separately under ITVF's webpage.
**
In addition to those approved projects above, there are 18 applications recommended for funding by the ESS Panel which involve funding amount of about $45.4M.
***
No. of Partnership projects only.
****
Exclude cases of funding for operation of R&D Centres.
*****
Includes funding for operation of R&D Centres, Reindustrialisation and Technology Training Programme - Annual Implementation Fee, 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, STEM Internship Scheme and Research Support for Research Clusters.