Research Grants and Contacts Office - City University of Hong Kong



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Grant Applications / Others Deadline Internal/External
Research Grant Matching Scheme (RMGS) Summary Sheet 
Research Grant Matching Scheme (RMGS) 
Germany/Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme 15 June 2021CityU Internal
Guangdong Philosophy and Social Science Fund for the 14th Five-Year Plan
16 June 2021, 12:00 noon CityU Internal
EU/HK Research and Innovation Cooperation Co-funding Mechanism by the RGC 21 June 2021CityU Internal
ITF - Logistics and Supply Chain MultiTech R&D Centre (LSCM) 22 June 2021CityU Internal
National Key Technologies R&D Programme

- 信息光子技術等 (Batch 5, 6, 7 & 8)
24 June 2021 16:00 CityU Internal
National Key Technologies R&D Programme (for Hong Kong Institutions)
国家重点研发计划专项 (对香港高校开放申请)
24 June 2021 CityU Internal
The Croucher Innovation Awards 2 July 2021CityU Internal
France/Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme 12 July 2021CityU Internal
Submission of Research Output, 2020-2021 16 July 2021CityU Internal
Start-up Grant for New Faculty (updated November 2020) Open all year round
ITF - Better Living (FBL) 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
ITF - Partnership Research Programme (PRP) Open all year round
Construction Innovation and Technology Fund (CITF) Open all year round
BICI HK Collaborative Research Program (自主課題) 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)
Annual Report to RGC on Research Activities 2019-2020
GRF/ECS Results of 2020-2021  
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 (CRS) 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)
Grading Structure for Research Support Staff

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