What's New

2019-11-28
The Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) has announced the arrangements for disbursing partial funding in advance for projects funded by the Technology Voucher Programme (TVP). Under the new arrangements, the ITC will disburse an initial payment of up to 25% of the approved funding amount in advance upon request by the applicant after signing the funding agreement with the applicant, subject to funding contribution of the same percentage by the applicant on a matching basis. The remaining funding will be disbursed upon ITC’s acceptance of the applicant’s project completion report. The new arrangements will be applicable to applications received by the ITC from 1 December 2019. For details, please refer to the Guidance Notes for Applications.
 
2019-09-14
The 2019 Guangdong - Hong Kong Technology Cooperation Funding Scheme (TCFS) has been closed for application after 13 September 2019.
 
2019-07-10
The 2019 Mainland-Hong Kong Joint Funding Scheme (MHKJFS) has been closed for application after 9 July 2019.
 
2019-04-27
The 2019 Innovation and Technology Support Programme (ITSP) has been closed for application after 26 April 2019.
 
2019-04-11
The investment portfolio of Innovation and Technology Venture Fund has been announced.
 
2019-02-27
With effect from 27 February 2019, the Technology Voucher Programme has been converted into a regular funding programme under the Innovation and Technology Fund. The funding ceiling per applicant has been increased from $200,000 to $400,000, and the eligibility has also been expanded to cover companies incorporated and registered in Hong Kong under the Companies Ordinance and statutory bodies set up in Hong Kong (except government subvented organisations and their subsidiaries). A series of other enhancement measures have also been introduced. (Attention: Applications submitted before the announcement of the above measures are still subject to the original funding ceiling of $200,000. Applicants wishing to increase the funding requested beyond $200,000 should withdraw the original application and submit a new one in the TVP Funding Administrative System (https://tvp.itf.gov.hk.)
 
2019-02-27
As announced in the 2019-20 Budget Speech, effective from 27 February 2019:
  1. the maximum monthly allowance of the Researcher Programme (formerly known as the Internship Programme) has been increased to $18,000 for graduates with a Bachelor’s degree and $21,000 for graduates with a Master’s degree; and
  2. the maximum engagement period for each talent/researcher under the Postdoctoral Hub and Researcher Programme has been extended from 24 to 36 months.
 
2018-08-30
The Co-investment Partner under the Innovation and Technology Venture Fund (ITVF) has been updated on 30 August 2018. For details, please refer to the list of Co-investment Partners.
 
2018-07-24
The Co-investment Partners under the Innovation and Technology Venture Fund (ITVF) have been announced on 24 July 2018. For details, please refer to the list of Co-investment Partners.
 
2018-01-29
With effect from 29 January 2018, the upper quotation limit for procurement for goods and services stipulated in the “Enterprise Support Scheme (ESS) - Guide to Filling in the Application Form” and the “ESS – Funding and Administration Guidelines for Successful Applicants” was revised from $1,430,000 to $1,400,000. This new quotation limit applies to ESS applications submitted to the ITC on or after this date. For applications submitted before 29 January 2018, the upper quotation limit of $1,430,000 prevails. For details, please refer to the Guide to Filling in the Application Form and Funding and Administrative Guidelines for Successful Applicants.
 






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