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FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

List of Funding Grants / Schemes

Equipment Matching Fund (AY2023/24)

HKBU Visiting Fellowship Scheme (VFS)

Initiation Grant for Faculty Niche Research Areas (IG-FNRA) (AY2023/24)

International Activities Programme (AY2023/24)

Key Research Partnership Scheme (KRPS)

Library Digital Scholarship Grant

Matching Scheme for Appointment of Research Assistant Professors (RAPs) - Faculty's Niche Research Areas

Seed Funding for Collaborative Research Grants (SFCRG)

Start-up Grant

Transdisciplinary Research Matching Scheme (TRMS) 2021/22

Travelling Support Matching Scheme For Academics (AY2023/24)

Undergraduate Research Programme (AY2023/24)


Croucher Advanced Study Institutes (ASI)

Croucher Foundation - CAS-Croucher Funding Scheme for Joint Laboratories

Croucher Foundation - Sponsorship of Conferences, Workshops and Symposia

Environmental Research, Technology Demonstration and Conference (RTDC) Projects funding scheme 2023

The Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence - Hong Kong Green Innovations Award 2019

Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF)

2023 Innovation and Technology Support Programme (ITSP) (Platform & Seed)

ITSP (Platform & Seed) aims to support applied research and development (R&D) projects undertaken by R&D Centres or designated local public research institutes with a view to transferring the R&D results to local industries.

General Support Programme (GSP)

Guangdong-HK Technology Cooperation Funding Scheme (TCFS)

Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI)

Innovation and Technology Fund for Better Living (FBL)

Innovation and Technology Support Programme (Mid-stream, theme-based) (ITSP-MSTB)

Launched in February 2022, ITSP (Mid-stream, theme-based) aims to encourage universities funded by the University Grants Committee (UGC) to collaborate with leading research institutes worldwide to conduct more theme-based inter-disciplinary and translational research and development (R&D) work in focused technology areas.

Logistics and Supply Chain MultiTech (LSCM) R&D Centre - Research and Development Projects

Mainland-Hong Kong Joint Funding Scheme (MHKJFS)

Nano & Advanced Materials Institute (NAMI)

Partnership Research Programme (PRP)

Patent Application Grant

Public Sector Trial Scheme

Public Sector Trial Scheme for the Prevention and Control of COVID-19 in Hong Kong

Research and Development Cash Rebate Scheme (CRS)

Research Talent Hub (RTH)

The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA)

Public Policy Research Funding Scheme (PPRFS)

Strategic Public Policy Research Funding Scheme (SPPRFS)

ANR/RGC Joint Research Scheme 2024/25

Areas of Excellence Scheme (AoE) 2024/25 (Twelfth Round)

Collaborative Research Fund (CRF) - Collaborative Research Equipment Grant and Collaborative Research Project Grant

Collaborative Research Fund (CRF) - Young Collaborative Research Grant (YCRG)

European Union (EU) - Hong Kong (HK) Research Cooperation Co-funding Mechanism by the RGC for 2023/24

Fulbright-RGC Hong Kong Research Scholar Awards

Fulbright-RGC Hong Kong Senior Research Scholar Award Program

General Research Fund (GRF) and Early Career Scheme (ECS) 2024/25

Germany/HK Joint Research Scheme

Health Longevity Catalyst Awards (Hong Kong) 2022

The Healthy Longevity Global Competition (the Competition) was organised by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) of the United States. Launched by the NAM in 2019, the Competition is a series of inducement awards and prizes to catalyse breakthrough innovations to improve people’s physical, mental, and social health and well-being as they age. It includes three phases – the Catalyst Phase, the Accelerator Phase, and the Grand Prize Phase. The Research Grants Council (RGC) collaborates with the NAM to conduct the Healthy Longevity Catalyst Awards (Hong Kong) 2022 (HLCA (HK) 2022). Applicants may submit ideas related to basic science, medical treatments, commercial products, technologies, social sciences, architectural and community design, or any other field – as long as they are innovative, impactful, and capable of extending health and function in any stages of the lifespan.

Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme

Humanities and Social Sciences Prestigious Fellowship Scheme (HSSPFS) 2023/24

NSFC/RGC Collaborative Research Scheme (CRS) 2023/24

NSFC/RGC Joint Research Scheme (JRS) 2023/24

Postgraduate Students Conference / Seminar Grants

PROCORE- France/HK Joint Research Scheme

Research Matching Grant Scheme (RMGS) - Eighteenth Processing Cycle

RGC Joint Laboratory Funding Scheme

RGC Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme (PDFS) 2024/25

RGC Research Fellow Scheme (RFS) and RGC Senior Research Fellow Scheme (SRFS) 2024/25

Strategic Topics Grant (STG) 2024/25

Theme-based Research Scheme (TRS) 2024/25 (Fourteenth Round)

Research Impact Fund (RIF)

Chinese Medicine Development Fund (CMDF)

MTR Research Funding (MRF) 2024

Standing Committee on Language Education and Research (SCOLAR) Research and Development Projects 2024-25

Call for Registration - RAE 2020 Open Forum on Assessment Criteria

Collaborative Research Fund (CRF) Symposium 2017

Green Tech Fund (GTF) - Briefing Webinar

RGC Visit Panel on Completed Projects(27 February - 9 March 2018)

Theme-based Research Scheme (TRS) Public Symposium 2017


2023 GDSTC - Joint Fund Project of the Guangdong Basic and Applied Basic Research Foundation廣東省基礎與應用基礎研究基金聯合基金

Hong Kong Scholars Program 2024