|2021-01-14||The cut-off date of the second batch of applications under the Re-industrialisation Funding Scheme (RFS) falls on 22 January 2021. Applications submitted after this date would be processed under the third batch.||Announcement|
|2021-01-11||The fourth round of Midstream Research Programme for Universities (MRP) is now open for application. Project Proposals under the themes "Drug Development" and "Green Engineering Technologies" are invited. Deadline for application is 26 March 2021.||Announcement|
|2020-12-31||Enterprise Support Scheme (ESS) Application Form 7.3 (Form 7.3) is now available. Please use this form to create your new application entry for the ESS. Electronic submission of ESS application on Form 7.3 through the Innovation and Technology Commission Funding Administrative System is effective from 31 December 2020.
If you are still in the process of preparing your application on Form 7.2, you may continue to do so and must submit the application on or before 31 March 2021. Any application received thereafter will be deemed as invalid.
Assessment Panel uses the same set of vetting criteria to consider applications submitted in Forms 7.2/7.3.
For more information on the completion of Form 7.3, please refer to "ESS - Guide to Filling in the Application Form (ITF Form 7.3)" updated in December 2020.
|2020-12-28||The Innovation and Technology Venture Fund (ITVF) has added three venture capital funds as co-investment partners. More details are available at the ITVF webpage and relevant press release.||Announcement|
|2020-11-16||The next General Support Programme (GSP) Vetting Committee meeting is scheduled for February 2021. The cut-off date for this round of applications is 31 December 2020.||Announcement|
|2020-10-30||Public Sector Trial Scheme (PSTS) for Small Entrepreneur Research Assistance Programme (SERAP) has ceased accepting new applications with effect from 30 October 2020.||Announcement|
|2020-10-28||The cut-off date of the first batch of applications under the Re-industrialisation Funding Scheme (RFS) falls on 31 October 2020. Applications submitted after this date would be processed under the second batch.||Announcement|
|2020-10-24||The 2020 Guangdong-Hong Kong Technology Cooperation Funding Scheme (TCFS) has been closed for application after 23 October 2020.||Announcement|
|2020-08-14||With effect from 14 August 2020, the Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) has relaxed the restriction pertaining to related entities for the Technology Voucher Programme (TVP). Related entities, defined as enterprises/ organisations set up as different legal entities but having the same individual(s) holding 30% or more ownership in each of the enterprises/organisations, are no longer treated as one single entity for the purpose of calculating the cumulative funding amount under the TVP. Besides, the ITC has also published lists of technology service providers and audit service providers selected in approved TVP applications on the ITF website for reference by interested applicants in preparing their applications. For details of the TVP, please refer to the Guidance Notes for Applications.||Announcement|
|2020-07-27||The Government has launched the "Re-industrialisation Funding Scheme" (RFS) to subsidise manufacturers to set up new smart production lines in Hong Kong. Funding will be provided on a 1(government) : 2(company) matching basis, with the Government covering a maximum of one-third of the total approved project cost or $15 million per project, whichever is lower. Eligible companies are welcome to submit applications. More details are available at the RFS webpage and relevant press release.||News|