The R&D Cash Rebate Scheme has introduced the following improvement measures with effect from 1 April 2013:
  • Pre-registration of Partnership projects
    • The existing requirement of pre-registration before the commencement of R&D work is relaxed to allow pre-registration to be submitted within one month after the project commences.
  • Deadline for applications
    • Applications of cash rebate will be required to be submitted within 2 years after the completion of the project.
  • Addition of the Hong Kong Institute of Biotechnology (HKIB) as a designated local public research institution.
Please see the updated application guide, application forms and details at the Scheme website.