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Intellectual Property (For PolyU Researchers)

Joint Collaboration between PolyU Researchers and Industrial Partners

Government Sponsorship

  • Hong Kong Government Funding Support
  • Innovation and Technology Fund
  • + Midstream Research Programme for Universities (MRP)
    A dedicated programme to encourage universities funded by the University Grants Committee to conduct more theme-based midstream research in focused technology areas. (Click here for more details)
  • + Innovation and Technology Fund for Better Living (FBL)
    A scheme for funding innovation and technology projects which will make people’s daily living more convenient, comfortable and safer, or address the needs of specific community groups. (Click here for more details)
  • + Beijing Institute of Collaborative Innovation (BICI) - HK Collaborative Research Program
    BICI-HK supports R&D projects in focused research areas including intelligent robot, visible light communication and positioning system, new energy materials, water treatment, medical imaging engineering, genomics and health management, semiconductor optoelectronic, etc. (Click here for more details. Chinese version only.)
  • + Guangzhou Science & Technology Collaborative Research Scheme
    A scheme for funding innovation and technology projects which will make people’s daily living more convenient, comfortable and safer, or address the needs of specific community groups. (Click here for more details. Chinese version only.)
  • + The Hong Kong-Guangzhou Technology and Innovation Partnership Programme (HKGTIPP)
    A partnership programme for providing funding support to the cooperation in research and technology development between Guangzhou-based enterprises and Hong Kong-based universities and research institutions. (Click here for more details.)

Industry Sponsorship

  • + Alibaba Group’s Schemes (For programme details, please contact ITDO.)
    • Alibaba Visiting Scholar
    • Alibaba Innovative Research Project
    • Alibaba Technology Seminar / Forum
  • + Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.’s Schemes (For programme details, please contact ITDO)
    • PolyU-Huawei Joint Laboratory for Optical Interconnection Network and Advanced Computing System
    • Huawei Collaborative Research Project
    • Huawei Innovation Research Program
    • Huawei Technology Forum
  • + China Aerospace International Holdings Ltd.’s (CASIL’s) Schemes (For programme details, please contact ITDO)
    • PolyU-CASIL Joint R&D Laboratory on Intelligent Systems
    • CASIL Collaborative Research Project
    • CASIL Technology Seminar

Other Collaborative Opportunities for PolyU Researchers

ITDO’s network plays a significant role in facilitating your project and partner making.

European Union

European Commission (EC) / Research Grants Council (RGC) Collaboration Scheme (Please click here for more details of the Scheme.)

The Netherlands

  • NWO / RGC Joint Research Scheme (ITDO could facilitate partners seeking through Netherlands Office of Science & Technology–NOST)

France

Germany

The United Kingdom

Finland

  • Centre for International Mobility (CIMO) by Finland Ministry of Culture and Education
    Example at PolyU: Devising Games Education Network between PolyU School of Design and Finnish Universities Finland government provides funding to support both PolyU & Finnish partners on mutual visits, joint seminars/workshops and other exchange activities.