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) 
NSFC/RGC Joint Research Scheme 25 January 2021CityU Internal
Collaborative Research Fund (CRF) 2021/22 and Second Round One-off CRF COVID-19 and NID Research Exercise 18 February 2021CityU Internal
Pneumoconiosis Compensation Fund Board (PCFB) Research Fund 22 February 2021CityU Internal
National Natural Science Foundation of China Research Grants
国家自然科学基金委员会资助项目
1 March 2021CityU Internal
RGC Research Impact Fund (RIF) 1 March 2021CityU Internal
National Natural Science Foundation of China – Excellent Young Scientists Fund (Hong Kong and Macao)
国家自然科学基金优秀青年科学基金项目(港澳)
8 March 2021CityU Internal
ITF - Midstream Research Programme for Universities (MRP) 19 March 2021CityU Internal
Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF) 5 April 2021CityU Internal
EU/HK Research and Innovation Cooperation Co-funding Mechanism by the RGC 21 June 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