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Call for Applications - RCRE Funding Schemes

20 Jan 2023

Third Round of Seed Fund of RCRE Scheme (2022/23) welcomes applications to promote and nurture inter-disciplinary research collaboration in fields related to RCRE research directions and enhance the competitiveness of staff intending to apply for major competitive research grants. The funding ceiling of the seed fund is HK$500,000 per project.

RCRE Young Researcher Supporting Scheme (2022/23) is a new initiative that aims to support and nurture promising early career academics, and promote and nurture inter-disciplinary research collaboration in the fields related to RCRE. The Scheme is open to full-time Research Assistant Professors in the University and offers support of up to HK$250,000 per project.

Funding for both schemes can only be used for research purposes, including equipment and general expenses, hiring short-term research supporting staff and research-related trips. The selection criteria are based on research excellence and strategic importance of the applications, plan to bid for external grants, involvement of multi-disciplinary members and research output generated by the proposals. 

Interested parties should submit completed application form to RCRE on or before 17 February 2023. For more information, please contact 

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