Research Grants and Contacts Office - City University of Hong Kong



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Grant Applications / Others Deadline Internal/External
Special Fund of Guangdong Science and Technology Department
廣東省科技廳項目 (廣東省重點領域研發計劃重點專項)

- 重點專項 1 - 6
- 重點專項 7 - 11

12 November 2018
19 November 2018

CityU Internal
CityU Internal
Japan Foundation Grants/Fellowship Programs 22 November 2018 CityU Internal
Applied Research Grants (ARG) 23 November 2018 CityU Internal
Technological Innovation 2030 – New Generation Artificial Intelligence Major Program
科技創新2030 —“新一代人工智能”重大項目
26 November 2018 CityU Internal
National Key Technologies R&D Programme

- 重點專項 1
- 重點專項 2 - 4

29 November 2018
10 December 2018

CityU Internal
CityU Internal
National Key Technologies R&D Programme (for Hong Kong Institutions)
10 December 2018 CityU Internal
LSCM Projects funded by ITF 14 December 2018 CityU Internal
APAS Projects funded by ITF 21 December 2018 CityU Internal
JSPS Invitational Fellowships for Research in Japan 2018
EU/HK Research and Innovation Cooperation Co-funding Mechanism by the RGC 3 January 2019 CityU Internal
Start-up Grant for New Faculty (Applicant Eligibility updated August 2017) Open all year round
ITF - Better Living (FBL) Open all year round
ITF - University-Industry Collaboration Programme (UICP) Open all year round
ITF - Public Sector Trial Scheme Open all year round
ITF - General Support Programme (GSP) Open all year round
ITF - HKRITA R&D Projects Open all year round
ITF - NAMI R&D Projects Open all year round
Research Laboratories under Health@InnoHK or AIR@InnoHK Open all year round
Construction Innovation and Technology Fund (CITF) Open all year round
Public Policy Research (PPR) Funding Scheme Open all year round
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Important Internal Reminders on Guidelines/ Prodecures 
Guidelines and Announcements
Research Assessment Exercise 2020 (RAE 2020)
GRF/ECS Results of 2018-2019
List of Ongoing Research Projects with Chemical Safety Clearance
RGC Code of Conduct (for reference by RGC grants Applicants and project PIs)
HRO Guidelines on Appointment of Research Support Staff
Endorsement Form for External Grant / Contract Research Applications
ITC Cash Rebate Scheme for Company Sponsors of ITF and Contract Research Projects
Highlights of RGC Guidelines on GRF and ECS Projects  (July 2017)
RGC Guidelines on Outsourcing of Research Work (Jan 2012)
Research Support Staff Salary Scales

About Us

The Research Grants & Contracts Office is a central unit, led by the Office of the Vice-President Research & Technology, providing administrative support for the University's research activities. The Office is responsible for:
 1. providing support for research policy formulation and strategic planning;
 2. providing support services for the administration of internal and external research grants schemes, including funding allocation, monitoring research progress and expenditures, and evaluation of results;
 3. acting as a focal point for internal research information dissemination and external liaison;
 4. developing and maintaining a central database for research activities;
 5. supporting services for University Research Centre funding allocation and progress monitoring;
 6. co-ordinating major RGC grant applications: e.g. Areas of Excellence (AoE), Theme-based Research Scheme (TRS), Research Impact Fund (RIF);
 7. compilation of submissions for the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE);
 8. compilation of reports to the UGC and RGC on the University's research activities;
 9. providing secretarial support to the University's Research Committee and other Working Groups