Distribution of Approved Projects among Different Technology Areas

(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 Re-industrialisation Funding Scheme Innovation and Technology Fund for Better Living Total
No $M No $M No $M No $M No $M No $M No $M No $M No $M No $M No $M No $M
Biotechnology 9 31.9 13 28.4 4 6.6 14 21.4 16 79.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 11 28.1 2 5.7 1 1.6 0 0.0 70 202.8
Chinese Medicine 1 1.4 6 7.2 0 0.0 3 2.4 1 4.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 4.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 15 19.0
Electrical and Electronics 34 132.6 2 4.8 2 2.0 11 15.1 4 24.8 0 0.0 0 0.0 7 12.8 1 0.6 0 0.0 2 5.4 63 197.9
Environmental Technology 7 40.5 3 6.5 0 0.0 7 10.3 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 4.2 3 3.9 0 0.0 0 0.0 22 65.4
Information Technology 56 329.7 11 20.5 0 0.0 25 40.6 4 26.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 8 19.7 29 55.1 0 0.0 1 3.0 134 494.5
Manufacturing Technology 31 95.0 2 4.2 4 6.0 13 24.6 2 7.9 0 0.0 0 0.0 5 9.3 3 3.3 6 26.3 0 0.0 66 176.6
Materials Science 21 73.6 0 0.0 2 3.1 10 18.2 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 33 94.9
Nanotechnology 4 14.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 5 7.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 15.0 0 0.0 10 37.5
Others 1 1.4 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 11.2 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 2,730.8
Total 164 720.8 37 71.6 12 17.7 88 140.3 27 141.8 0 0.0 0 0.0 33 74.1 45 83.8 8 42.9 3 8.4 8 505* 4,019.3**

Note:

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Exclude cases of funding for operation of R&D Centresbut 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.