Research Impact Fund 2022/23 Funding Results
Project no. Project Title Coordinating
University
/ Collaborating
University(ies)
Duration
(months)
Budget to be
funded by the
RGC* ($)
(exclusive of on-costs)
R1018-22 A Study of Energy Harvesting and Fire Hazards Associated with Double-Skin Green Fa├žades of Tall Green Buildings
CityU / PolyU
60
6,900,000
R4020-22 Robotic Endobronchial Multi-modal Biopsy of Pulmonary Nodules
CUHK / CityU
60
8,950,000
R4030-22 Translating microbiome, multi-omics and dietary innovations to enhance inflammatory bowel disease diagnosis and outcome
CUHK / HKU
36
7,750,000
R4035-22 Battling Sedentarism in Children with Special Educational Needs through Inclusive Physical Activity
CUHK / HKBU
36
4,000,000
R4040-22 Increasing the resilience to the health impacts of extreme cold weather on the older population under future climate change
CUHK / CityU, HKUST, HKU
48
7,200,000
R5008-22 A novel approach to target cancer stemness using peptidic chimeric antigen receptor (pCAR) macrophages
PolyU / HKU
48
4,150,000
R5019-22 Flexible and Stretchable Batteries for Wearable Applications
PolyU / CityU, CUHK
48
5,550,000
R5031-22 Achieving the Circular Economy in Construction through Deconstruction and Reuse Technologies for Steel and Composite Structures
PolyU / CityU, HKU
60
9,750,000
R5047-22 Next Generation of In-situ Precision Three-dimensional Surface Metrology: A Smart Self-adaptive Multiscopic Approach for Industrial 4.0
PolyU / HKU
48
4,650,000
R6003-22 Develop a multimodal artificial intelligence platform integrating computational pathology and multi-omics data from large numbers of patients to advance precision medicine in neuro-oncology
HKUST / CUHK
60
6,750,000
R7007-22 Horizon Scanning of medium- to long-term burden of Chronic diseases And care Needs to 2030 in Hong Kong (SCAN-2030)
HKU
36
2,950,000
R7030-22 MindPipe: High-performance and Carbon-efficient Four-dimensional Parallel Training System for Large AI Models
HKU
36
2,950,000
R7036-22 Industry 4.0 Smart Prefabrication Yard for Modular Construction Fitout
PolyU / HKU
60
3,450,000

* The RGC funds 70% of the project cost while university/partner(s) will match the remaining 30% of the project cost.