Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:

Grant Amount: $10,000 HKD
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Mar 24, 2017
Sponsor's: Mar 31, 2017

Subject Areas:

The MRP is a dedicated programme to encourage universities to conduct more midstream research. It also aims to foster more collaborative efforts among local and overseas universities and research institutions. Industry sponsorship is not mandatory under the MRP.

The first round of MRP funding application for 2017 is now open. Project Proposals under the theme ?Elderly Health and Care?, with dementia as the focal point, are being invited. Deadline for application is 31 March 2017.

Application Details: There are two types of projects under the MRP - a. Standalone Projects: The maximum funding support for standalone projects is HK$5 million per project. b. Collaboration Projects involving multiple disciplines or research institutions: The maximum funding for collaboration projects is HK$10 million per project. A co-applicant can be a different unit of the same university, or a different local/non-local university/research institution.Applications of MRP projects must be submitted to the ITF Secretariat (MRP Section) either: a.through the Innovation and Technology Commission Funding Administrative System II; or hard copy in triplicate (one original plus two duplicate copies) in person or by post. Please also kindly provide a soft copy (preferably in MS Word 2010 or above), together with an application datasheet (available with the application form).
NOTE: All Letters of Intent and Full Applications must be processed through Research Development & Services for institutional approval. Requests for Institutional approvals should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline. A ROLA Proposal (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean electronic approvals) is required for each submission.
Western Contacts:

Sponsor Contacts:

12/F, West Wing
Central Government Offices
2 Tim Mei Avenue
Tamar, Hong Kong