Applied Research Grant (ARG)

The Applied Research Grant (ARG) was launched in 2005-06 to promote applied research initiatives and to foster University-industry links by supporting projects with potential for application or commercialization of resulting output to the community and industry. Applications are invited once a year; result will be announced in April/May of the following year.

The maximum funding for each approved application is HK$250,000 and the duration is up to 24 months. Applicants should not hold more than two ongoing ARG projects at the time of application. Recipients of ARG projects are required to apply for ITF or equivalent external competitive applied research grant within 1 year from the completion of the ARG projects.

Submission Deadline: 24 November 2017

Submission of Application

Please submit a hard copy of the application to RO via Head of Department/Line Manager and email a soft copy (in MS Word format) of the application to

Application documentation: Relevant Links
Guidelines for Applied Research Grant (ARG)
Evaluation Criteria for Completed ARG Projects
University Policy on Intellectual Property and Related Matters
Research Support Staff Salary Scales