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Indicative Budget

Indicative Budget for 2017/18

Earmarked Research Grant

Indicative Distribution
($ million)

General Research Fund (GRF)

598.83

Early Career Scheme (ECS)

91.79

Reserve Pool for GRF & ECS deserving projects

30.51

Collaborative Research Fund

110.00

Joint Research Schemes

a) National Natural Science Foundation of China/Research Grants Council Joint Research Scheme

26.25

b) The French National Research Agency/Research Grants Council Joint Research Scheme

7.50

c) Germany/Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme

1.20

d) PROCORE - France/Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme

1.02

e) Fulbright - RGC Hong Kong Senior Research Scholar/Research Scholar Award Programmes

2.00

f) Scottish Funding Council/Research Grants Council Joint Research Scheme

1.25

g) European Commission /RGC Collaboration Scheme

9.00

HSS Prestigious Fellowship Scheme

10.00

RGC Postgraduate Students Conference/Seminar Grants

1.20

Theme-Based Research Scheme

200.00

Reserve pool for deserving projects

30.00

Competitive Research Funding Schemes for the Local Self-financing Degree Sector

a) Institutional Development Scheme

43.40

b) Inter-institutional Development Scheme

4.60

c) Faculty Development Scheme

40.00

Reserve pool for deserving projects

12.00