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List of Proposals Supported for RGC Collaborative Research Fund 2016/17

Equipment Proposals

Proposal No. Proposal Title Coordinating
University
/ Collaborating
University(ies)
Duration
(Months)
Amount Awarded
(HK$)
(exclusive of on-costs)
C4012-16E
The First Integrated cryo-EM and cryo-ET Shared Facility for Life Sciences Research in Hong Kong
CUHK / PolyU, HKUST, HKU
36
9,500,000
C6007-16E
A Deep Reactive Ion Etching System for Nanosystem Fabrication
HKUST / CityU, CUHK, PolyU, HKU
36
4,702,500
C6013-16E
A Platform for Measuring the Physical Properties of Quantum Materials
HKUST / CityU, HKU
36
5,576,062
C7019-16E
Establishment of Third Generation Sequencing Core Facility
HKU / CityU, HKBU, CUHK, PolyU, HKUST
36
3,222,257

Group Research Proposals

Proposal No. Proposal Title Coordinating
University
/ Collaborating
University(ies)
Duration
(Months)
Amount Awarded
(HK$)
(exclusive of on-costs)
C1008-16G
Security and Privacy-enhancing Technologies for Cloud Storage of Big Data
CityU / HKBU, PolyU, HKU
36
5,983,404
C4024-16W
A multi-disciplinary study on the beneficial effects of PPARD in physical exercise against diabetic vascular complications: cellular crosstalk and energy metabolism
CUHK / HKBU, HKU
36
6,817,834
C4054-16G
Elucidating Genomic Signatures Associated with Age-related Decline in Oocyte Quality: From Molecular Mechanisms to Applications
CUHK / HKUST
36
6,165,827
C5026-16G
Development of novel inhibitors targeting the resistance mechanisms of clinical superbugs
PolyU / HKBU, HKU
36
6,615,800
C6011-16G
Community and Population Aging in Hong Kong: An Extension of the Hong Kong Panel Study of Social Dynamics (HKPSSD)
HKUST / CityU, LU, PolyU
36
4,939,971
C6022-16G
Study of Cooling Effect by Surface Treatment and its Application to Smart Green Buildings
HKUST / CityU
36
6,184,454
C6026-16W
Study of Topological Phases in Condensed Matter and Cold Atom Systems
HKUST / CUHK, HKU
36
6,053,400
C7011-16G
Making Modernity in East Asia: Technologies of Everyday Life, 19th-21st Centuries
HKU / HKUST
36
6,626,216
C7018-16G Mechanisms of renal inflammation: role of Toll-like receptor 4 HKU / CUHK
36
7,518,927
C7025-16G
Environmental studies of the spread of respiratory viruses in a large dense urban social network
HKU / HKUST
36
7,598,353
C7027-16G Regulation and pathogenic role of latent infection of Epstein-Barr virus in nasopharyngeal carcinoma HKU / CUHK
36
6,315,125
C7028-16G
Advancing China's Urbanization inside out: Urban Redevelopments in Chinese cities amidst accelerated urban transition
HKU / EdUHK
36
2,709,115
C7047-16G Multi-scale single-cell optical imaging: architecture and biomedical applications HKU / CUHK
36
7,328,300
C7048-16G
Optogenetic Functional MRI Dissection of Long-Range Brain Networks
HKU / CityU, CUHK
36
6,142,454