The National Natural Science Foundation of China/RGC Joint Research Scheme from the Research Grants Council (RGC) Hong Kong supports research proposals jointly submitted by the Mainland and the Hong Kong researchers. The program also offers up to two conference grants to sponsor conferences held in Hong Kong. Hong Kong applicants must be Principal Investigators who are also involved in teaching and committed full-time with the university. The six focus areas under the scheme include Information Technology, Life Science, New Materials Science, Marine and Environmental Science, Medicine, and Management Science. The research grant will support projects for four years. For Hong Kong applicants, the grant amount requested should not exceed 1.25 million HKD (exclusive of on-costs).
Enquiries regarding NSFC’s requirements should be made to the Office of Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Affairs of the NSFC via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline is January 26, 2024, 5:00 pm (HK time).
January 26, 2024