Knowledge Transfer Office

Patent Application Grant

Run by the Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) and the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC), this grant aims to help technology inventors pursue patents.

  • About the Grant

    The Patent Application Grant, administered by the Innovation and Technology Commission of the Government of the Hong Kong SAR, assists local companies and individuals in applying for patents for their inventions. Patents obtained through funding from this Grant will be held by the companies/individuals.

  • Target Inventions & Grant Overview
    • Inventions must be functional and have technological elements
    • Compulsory search-cum-technical assessment
    • Maximum amount of grant is HK$150,000 or 90% of total patent application cost
    • Individual applicants must be Hong Kong residents or permanent Hong Kong residents to remain in Hong Kong for not less than 7 years and locally incorporated companies who have never owned any patents
  • Patent Application Grant Website