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Grant Applications / Others Deadline Internal/External
Fulbright Hong Kong Scholar Program 20 October 2017 CityU Internal
General Research Fund (GRF) and Early Career Schemes (ECS) 30 October 2017 CityU Internal
Croucher Advanced Study Institute (ASI) 17 November 2017 CityU Internal
ITF - Logistics and Supply Chain Management Enabling Technologies (LSCM) 17 November 2017 CityU Internal
Hong Kong-Guangzhou Technology and Innovation Partnership Programme (香江科技創新計劃) 23 November 2017 CityU Internal
Croucher Sponsorship of Conferences, Workshops and Symposia 15 December 2017 CityU Internal
Research Fellowship Scheme Applications - Health and Medical Research Fund 27 December 2017 CityU Internal
JSPS Invitational Fellowships for Research in Japan 2018    
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
Public Policy Research (PPR) Funding Scheme Open all year round
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Guidelines and Announcements
Research Assessment Exercise 2020 (RAE 2020)
GRF/ECS Results of 2017-2018
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 Areas of Excellence (AoE) applications;
 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