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Collaborative Research Fund 2017/18 Funding Results

Equipment Proposals

Proposal No. Proposal Title Coordinating
University
/ Collaborating
University(ies)
Duration
(Months)
Amount Awarded
(HK$)
(exclusive of on-costs)
C1009-17EF
Multi-function analytical facility with time-resolved two-photon photoemission (TR-2PPE) spectroscopy
CityU / HKBU, CUHK, PolyU, HKUST, HKU
36
5,739,911
C2006-17EF
High-resolution Live-cell Imaging System for Quantifying Long-term 3D Dynamics of Large Tissue Models and Organisms
HKBU / CityU, PolyU, HKUST, HKU
36
3,466,130
C6012-17EF
An integrated multi-functional system of in-situ transport measurements and atomic scale characterizations for two-dimensional materials
HKUST / CUHK, PolyU, HKU
36
2,593,220
C6021-17EF
A modular drum centrifuge facility for research into mountain and estuary hazard mitigation and environmental protection
HKUST / CityU, PolyU, HKU
36
5,551,343

Group Research Proposals

Proposal No. Proposal Title Coordinating
University
/ Collaborating
University(ies)
Duration
(Months)
Amount Awarded
(HK$)
(exclusive of on-costs)
C1018-17GF
Bio-inspired surface engineering for phase change heat transfer: From fundamental understanding to practical applications
CityU / CUHK, HKUST, HKU
36
5,471,863
C4002-17GF
Molecular Mechanisms of Autophagy and Autophagosome in Plants
CUHK / PolyU, HKUST
36
7,209,550
C4006-17GF
Diamond quantum sensing of dynamical criticality in nanomagnetism
CUHK / PolyU
36
5,894,361
C4026-17WF
Joint R&D of Magnesium-based Orthopaedic Implants
CUHK / CityU
36
5,545,807
C4041-17GF
Regulation and Mechanism of Tumor-intrinsic Oncogene Pathways in Mediating an Immune Suppressed Microenvironment in Hepatocellular Carcinoma
CUHK / CityU, HKU
36
7,544,147
C4054-17WF
Reading, writing, and mathematics: Behavioral genetics, molecular genetics, and neuro markers of early academic achievement in Hong Kong Chinese children
CUHK / CityU, HKU, EdUHK
36
6,716,587
C6002-17GF
Development of infrared-mediated single cell-labeling and study of non-HSC-derived T cells in zebrafish
HKUST
36
5,833,265
C6004-17GF
Reconstitution of Postsynaptic Densities of Excitatory Synapses
HKUST / CUHK
36
8,559,029
C6005-17GF Quantum State Manipulation of Ultracold Atoms in Optical Lattices HKUST / CUHK, HKU
36
6,649,728
C6009-17GF
Aggregation-Induced Emission (AIE): Development of New AIE Systems and Exploration of Their Biomedical Applications
HKUST / CityU, PolyU
36
7,492,016
C7007-17GF A Study of Self-Restraining Mechanisms of DNA Damage Surveillance and Repair HKU / CityU, HKUST
36
6,273,062
C7036-17WF
Two-dimensional transition-metal dichalcogenides and beyond — from materials, physics to devices
HKU / PolyU, HKUST
36
6,289,315
C7037-17WF Conversion of white into brown adipocytes as a therapeutic strategy for obesity-related metabolic and vascular complications HKU / CUHK, PolyU
36
7,439,996
C7051-17GF
Energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly smart seawater desalination system
HKU / CUHK, HKUST
36
5,730,668