The Faculty has attracted significant amount of research funds in past three years. The fundings solidify our research strengths, help us to further enhance our research leadership and become a forerunner in research in the world. With these fundings, we continue to excel in research and create impact to benefit mankind with innovation research.
Research Funds awarded in 2015-19
|Health@InnoHK programme1||~ HK$500,000,000|
|AIR@InnoHK programme2||~ HK$500,000,000|
|Areas of Excellence Scheme (AoE)||HK$56,760,000|
|Collaborative Research Fund (CRF)||HK$21,522,296|
|General Research Fund (GRF)/ Early Career Scheme (ECS)||HK$107,168,839|
|Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF)||HK$33,243,789|
|Theme-based Research Scheme (TRS)||HK$1,722,667|
1. The Laboratory for Synthetic Chemistry and Chemical Biology
The laboratory is a 5-year programme led by Professor Chi Ming CHE from the Department of Chemistry, in collaboration with Imperial College London and Peking University. The project aims to produce innovative, high-impact and leading-edge interdisciplinary research in the area of drug discovery and development. It has been admitted to the Health@InnoHK programme launched by Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC), HKSAR with a projected funding of HK$500 million and a laboratory area of 12,000 sq.ft. in Hong Kong Science Park.
2. The Centre of Machine Learning for Energy Materials and Devices
The Centre is a multi-disciplinary programme which combines big data/machine learning, computational science and experiment to discovery new energy materials and devices, in particular, organic light emitting diodes and solid state lithium ion battery. Professor Guanhua CHEN from Department of Chemistry is the Lead Principal Investigator. It has been admitted to AIR@InnoHK programme launched by Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC), HKSAR with a projected funding of up to HK$500 million over a five period and a lab space of 12,000 sq.ft. in Hong Kong Science Park.