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Theme-based Research Scheme - First Round Exercise Funding Result

Project Title Participating UGC-funded institutions Funding including indirect/on-costs (HK$M)
Theme 1: Promoting Good Health
The Liver Cancer Genome Project: Translating Genetic Discoveries to Clinical Benefits

CUHK, HKUST, HKU

45.000
Massively Parallel Sequencing of Plasma Nucleic Acids for the Molecular Diagnostics of Cancers

CUHK

31.999

Personalized Medicine for Cardiovascular Diseases: From Genomic Testing and Biomarkers to Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Platform

CUHK, HKUST, HKU

40.000
Cell-based Heart Regeneration

CityU, CUHK, HKUST, HKU

60.000

Theme 2: Developing a Sustainable Environment

Challenges in Organic Photo-Voltaics and Light Emitting Diodes - A Concerted Multi-Disciplinary and Multi-Institutional Effort

CityU, HKBU, PolyU, HKUST, HKU

57.407

Theme 3: Enhancing Hong Kong's Strategic Position as a Regional and International Business Centre

Transforming Hong Kong's Ocean Container Transport Logistics Network

CityU, HKUST, HKU

13.292