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)
Fulbright - RGC HK Senior Research Scholar Program 21 October 2019CityU Internal
National Key Technologies R&D Programme 国家重点研发计划
- 政府间国际科技创新合作/港澳台科技创新合作重点专项
13 November 2019CityU Internal
RGC Research Fellow Scheme (RFS) and RGC Senior Research Fellow Scheme (SRFS) 15 November 2019CityU Internal
ANR/RGC Joint Research Scheme 18 November 2019CityU Internal
Japan Foundation Grants/ Fellowship Programs 2020-2021 22 November 2019CityU Internal
Special Round of Public Policy Research (PPR) Funding Scheme 22 November 2019CityU Internal
Professional Services Advancement Support Scheme (PASS) 25 November 2019CityU Internal
Croucher Advanced Study Institute (ASI) 25 November 2019CityU Internal
Croucher Sponsorship of Conferences, Workshops and Symposia 20 December 2019CityU Internal
CAS-Croucher Funding Scheme for Joint Laboratories 20 December 2019CityU Internal
EU/HK Research and Innovation Cooperation Co-funding Mechanism by the RGC 30 December 2019CityU 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 - 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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Important Internal Reminders on Guidelines/ Prodecures 
Guidelines and Announcements
Research Assessment Exercise 2020 (RAE 2020)
Annual Report to RGC on Research Activities 2018-2019
GRF/ECS Results of 2019-2020
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)
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