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Award statistics

2016/17

No. of funded projects

Total amount awarded

($ million)

General Research Fund

964

596.6

Early Career Scheme

155

89.2

Collaborative Research Fund

18

110.0

Joint Research Schemes

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

22

24.2

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

3

6.5

c) Germany/Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme

12

1.0

d) PROCORE - France/Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme

10

0.7

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

6

1.3

f) European Commission/RGC Collaboration Scheme

4

9.0

HSS Prestigious Fellowship Scheme

4

2.9

RGC Postgraduate Students Conference/Seminar Grants

6

0.3

Theme-Based Research Scheme

7

230.0

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

a) Institutional Development Scheme

6

40.1

b) Inter-institutional Development Scheme

10

4.6

c) Faculty Development Scheme

50

38.3

Areas of Excellence 3 231.2