What's New

Grant Applications / Others Deadline Internal/External
Environmental Education and Community Action (EE&CA) 18 May 2017 CityU Internal
PROCORE-France/Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme 29 May 2017 CityU Internal
Croucher Summer Courses 16 June 2017 CityU Internal
Huawei Innovation Research Program (HIRP) 16 June 2017 External
EC/RGC Collaboration Scheme 19 June 2017 CityU Internal
Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) 19 June 2017 CityU Internal
Germany/Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme 21 June 2017 CityU Internal
NAMI R&D Projects funded by ITF 23 June 2017 CityU Internal
Health Care and Promotion Scheme (HCPS) 12 July 2017 CityU Internal
Strategic Public Policy Research (SPPR) Funding Scheme 17 July 2017 CityU Internal
Start-up Grant for New Faculty (Applicant Eligibility updated July 2014) Open all year round
ITF - University-Industry Collaboration Programme (UICP) Open all year round
ITF - General Support Programme (GSP) Open all year round
ITF - Public Sector Trial Scheme Open all year round
HKRITA R&D Projects funded by ITF Open all year round
Public Policy Research (PPR) Scheme Open all year round
Guidelines and Announcements
Research Assessment Exercise 2020 (RAE 2020)
GRF/ECS Results of 2016-2017
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
Prior Approval and Endorsement 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 2015)
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