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Theme-based Research Scheme 2017/18 (Seventh Round) Funding Results

Theme / Project Title Participating
UGC-funded University(ies)
Approved Budget *
(HK$ million)
Funding from the RGC*
(HK$ million)
Theme 1: Promoting Good Health
Translational Studies for Elucidating the Tumor Heterogeneity and Molecular Evolution in Metastatic Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers for Personalized Medicine
HKU

33.333

30
Functional Bone Regeneration in Challenging Bone Disorders and Defects
CityU, CUHK, HKU, PolyU

33.333

30

Theme 2: Developing a Sustainable Environment

Creation of Rechargeable Electron-fuels for Stationary Power Supplies and Electric Vehicles
CUHK, HKU,
HKUST, PolyU

50

45

Photochemical Air Pollution in Highly Urbanized Subtropical Regions: from Micro Environments to Urban-terrestrial-oceanic Interactions
CUHK, HKU, HKUST, PolyU

33.333

30

Theme 4: Advancing Emerging Research and Innovations Important to Hong Kong

Big Data for Smart and Personalized Air Pollution Monitoring and Health Management
HKU, HKUST
50
45
Total

199.999

180

* Inclusive of indirect / on-costs