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Collaborative Research Fund 2019/20 Funding Results

Equipment Proposals

Proposal No. Proposal Title Coordinating
University
/ Collaborating
University(ies)
Duration
(Months)
Amount Awarded
(HK$)
(exclusive of on-costs)
C1020-19EF
High-Resolution Antenna Measurement System with Robotic Arms for Millimeter-wave Frequencies
CityU / HKU
36
2,051,966
C4033-19EF
The First Integrated State-of-the-Art Sample Preparation System for Cryo-Electron Microscopy/Tomography Analysis to Promote Advanced Cellular and Structural Biology Research in Hong Kong
CUHK / HKBU, PolyU, HKUST
36
7,439,308
C5033-19EF
An Ultra-speed Mass Spectrometer for High-throughput Omics Studies
PolyU / CUHK, HKUST, HKU
36
2,910,060
C6001-19EF
High-resolution adaptive optics microscope system for live and deep imaging of biological tissues
HKUST / CityU, CUHK, HKU
36
2,000,000
C6021-19EF
X-GPU: An Extreme GPU Cluster for Interdisciplinary Research on Molecular Dynamics Simulations and Genomics Studies
HKUST / CityU, CUHK, HKU
36
3,719,654
C7045-19EF
Atomic-resolution Environmental Transmission Electron Microscope for Characterisation of Advanced Materials and DevicesAtomic-resolution Environmental Transmission Electron Microscope for Characterisation of Advanced Materials and Devices
HKU / CityU, PolyU, HKUST
36
7,461,693

Group Research Proposals

Proposal No. Proposal Title Coordinating
University
/ Collaborating
University(ies)
Duration
(Months)
Amount Awarded
(HK$)
(exclusive of on-costs)
C1005-19GF
Computational Design of Material Interfaces: application to the mechanical behaviour of aerospace materials
CityU / HKUST, HKU
36
4,558,265
C2009-19GF
Non-canonical NAD-capped RNAs in Arabidopsis: mechanisms of capping and decapping and molecular and physiological functions
HKBU / CityU, CUHK
36
6,087,995
C4007-19GF
Widefield nanodiamond quantum sensing based on light-sheet microscopy
CUHK / HKUST
36
6,056,573
C4039-19GF
Exploiting epitranscriptome dysregulation in colorectal carcinogenesis and metastasis: mechanisms and novel therapeutic approaches
CUHK / HKUST, HKU
36
6,158,384
C4055-19GF
Using Advanced Neuroimaging to Predict Language and Cognitive Outcomes in Pre-Term Infants
CUHK / HKU
36
5,559,743
C5008-19GF
Study of Inhibitors Targeting Bacterial RNA Polymerase Holoenzyme Formation as Novel Antimicrobial Agents
PolyU / CUHK
36
4,974,462
C5011-19GF
Multi-scale spatiotemporal single-cell in-situ analysis: Mechanism and biomedical applications
PolyU / HKBU, CUHK
12
2,349,052
C6018-19GF
Molecular regulation of quiescence and early activation in muscle stem cells
HKUST / CUHK
36
6,969,211
C6023-19GF Developing non-fullerene organic solar cells with small photovoltage loss HKUST / CityU, HKBU
36
6,025,732
C6025-19GF
Study of topological and unconventional superconductors
HKUST
36
5,946,472
C6026-19GF Novel Antibiotics from Genome Mining and Diversity-oriented Synthesis HKUST / CityU
36
5,250,027
C6027-19GF
The Role of IL-33 in Synaptic Dysfunctions and Pathogenesis of Alzheimer's Disease
HKUST / CUHK
36
5,586,951
C7009-19GF International Big Data Network for Attention Deficit and / Hyperactivity Disorder: Development and Application of Data Platform HKU / CUHK
12
2,203,537
C7013-19GF
What lies beneath: Human and environmental health risk factors in our ocean - an experimental application of MarineGEO-Hong Kong
HKU / CityU, CUHK
36
5,316,484
C7015-19GF Measurement of the Neutrino Mass through the Effects of Relic Neutrinos on Cosmological Structure HKU / CUHK, HKUST
12
2,728,769
C7028-19GF
Integrative chemical biology approaches to decipher histone marks on H3K79
HKU
36
6,523,841
C7044-19GF Functional and systems analyses of regulatory networks controlling cell fate and lineage development of intervertebral disc cells HKU / CUHK
36
8,098,444
C7069-19GF
Psychological resilience and mental wellness: Effects of internal neurobiological affective and external social support systems
HKU / CUHK, PolyU, EdUHK
36
5,023,374