About Us General Research Landscape Research Cases Research Funding Schemes Common Tips for Application Career Development
About Us General Research Landscape Research Cases Research Funding Schemes Common Tips for Application Career Development
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Hong Kong’s Research:
Diversified and World-Renowned


About Us

The Hong Kong SAR government funds research projects through various departments and agencies such as the Administration Wing, Chief Secretary for Administration’s Office, Education Bureau, Environmental Protection Department, Health Bureau, Innovation and Technology Commission, University Grants Committee and Research Grants Council.

The Hong Kong Research Portal aims to provide more comprehensive information on Hong Kong's research landscape including the various publicly-funded research opportunities, and raise public awareness of the contribution made by the local research community. The Portal also offers practical advice and insights for those who aspire to pursue careers in the field of research.

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General Research Landscape
General Research Landscape

In recent decades, research in Hong Kong has flourished. In fact, research is not limited to certain classes or groups, it is closely related to each of us. Let’s learn more about the development of Hong Kong’s research.

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Research Cases

The tireless pursuit of knowledge by researchers contributes to the success of research and brings about far-reaching benefits to civilizations. In this respect, we share different research stories to showcase the efforts of the Hong Kong research community in the hope of deepening the public's understanding of research through multiple perspectives. Click on the following cases to understand them one by one!

A New Non-Invasive Approach to Painless Prostate Cancer Screening

Assessing the risk of cancer from the urine of patients

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Artificial Eco-Tiles

A comfortable home for marine life

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Can wearing masks control the spread of influenza or even COVID-19?

Indeed, it was a significant discovery by a research team in Hong Kong!

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Ultra-sensitive probe modernizes food safety

An innovative way to detect food spoilage

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Hong Kong is one of the pioneers at saving water!

The novel sewage treatment technology “SANI” & The Future Water Factory

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Defocused Incorporated Multi-Segment (DIMS) Spectacle Lens

A lens slowing down progression of myopia that won multiple international awards

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Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing

Revolutionary diagnostic technology that detects genetic and chromosomal disorders in babies

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eDNA Tracking Method

A new way to save endangered turtles

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Common tips for application

Common tips for application

Common Tips for Application

Research grants applications involve a series of procedures. How can you
enhance your chances of securing a
grant? University professors and
funding scheme panellists share some tips to help guide you through the grant application process.

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Common tips for application Common tips for application
Career Development

Hong Kong’s research is diversified. There are many career opportunities in various industries and academia. What are the development opportunities for researchers at different levels? How do you prepare to join the research industry? This section shares career advice.

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