From 15 June 2017, electronic submission of applications for the Internship Programme for Incubatees and SME Tenants of the Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation and Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited (“IP-SPC”) is available in the ITC Funding Administrative System. Applications received via email on or after 26 June 2017 will not be accepted and applicants will be required to resubmit their applications through the ITC Funding Administrative System. For details of the Programme, please refer to the IP-SPC Application Guide.
The first round of funding applications for 2017 under Tier 2 and Tier 3 of the Innovation and Technology Support Programme (ITSP) has been closed for application after 31 March 2017.
The first round of 2017 Midstream Research Programme for Universities (MRP) has been closed for application after 31 March 2017.
The Technology Voucher Programme (TVP) aims to subsidise local small and medium enterprises in using technological services and solutions to improve productivity, or upgrade or transform their business processes. The Innovation and Technology Commission organises briefing sessions on the TVP on a regular basis. Interested parties may visit the TVP dedicated website for information on the upcoming briefing sessions and online registration.
The Midstream Research Programme for Universities (MRP), which aims to encourage universities funded by the University Grants Committee to conduct more theme-based midstream research in focused technology areas, is now open for application. The deadline of application is 31 March 2017.
The Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) announces the launch of the Hong Kong-Israel (HK-IL) research and development (R&D) Cooperation Programme. This bilateral framework providing financial support for collaborative industrial R&D projects in science and technology between Hong Kong and Israeli companies. Hong Kong companies collaborating with one or more Israeli companies are welcome to participate by submitting proposals to the Enterprise Support Scheme (ESS) under the Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF).
Enterprise Support Scheme (ESS) is now open to application to replace the Small Entrepreneur Research Assistance Programme (SERAP).