Annual Statistics of Approved Projects

(2021)

Programme
Approved Projects
Funds Approved($M)
Innovation and Technology Support Programme
Approved Projects: 164
Funds Approved($M): 720.6
Mainland-Hong Kong Joint Funding Scheme
Approved Projects: 37
Funds Approved($M): 71.6
Guangdong - Hong Kong Technology Cooperation Funding Scheme
Approved Projects: 12
Funds Approved($M): 17.7
Partnership Research Programme
Approved Projects: 88
Funds Approved($M): 140.1
Midstream Research Programme
Approved Projects: 27
Funds Approved($M): 141.9
University-Industry Collaboration Programme
Approved Projects: 0
Funds Approved($M): 0.0
Small Entrepreneur Research Assistance Programme
Approved Projects: 0
Funds Approved($M): 0.0
Enterprise Support Scheme
Approved Projects: 33**
Funds Approved($M): 74.0
Research and Development Cash Rebate Scheme(Since April 2016)
Approved Projects: 91***
Funds Approved($M): 135.9
Public Sector Trial Scheme
Approved Projects: 34
Funds Approved($M): 71.7
Public Sector Trial Scheme - Special Call for Projects for the Prevention and Control of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Hong Kong
Approved Projects: 0
Funds Approved($M): 0.0
Technology Voucher Programme
Approved Projects: 3 719
Funds Approved($M): 579.8
General Support Programme
Approved Projects: 45
Funds Approved($M): 83.9
Re-industrialisation Funding Scheme
Approved Projects: 8
Funds Approved($M): 42.9
Innovation and Technology Fund for Better Living
Approved Projects: 3
Funds Approved($M): 8.3
Patent Application Grant
Approved Projects: 114
Funds Approved($M): 28.5
Research Talent Hub
Approved Projects: 1 866
Funds Approved($M): 963.2
Reindustrialisation and Technology Training Programme - Training Grant Application
Approved Projects: 2 264
Funds Approved($M): 49.3
Total
Approved Projects: 8 505****
Funds Approved($M): 4,019.3*****

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 16 applications recommended for funding by the ESS Panel which involve funding amount of about $44.6M.
***
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, Patent Application Grant - Annual Implementation Fee, Technology Voucher 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.