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Knowledge Transfer Project Fund 2015/16: Call for Proposals

Since its inception in 2009, the Knowledge Transfer Project Fund (KPF) has supported 130 projects with a total funding of over HK$32 million. KPF has enabled more than 200 CUHK researchers of all academic disciplines to turn their research expertise into projects beneficial to the Hong Kong society. There are two kinds of KPF projects.

ICON Projects: Inter-disciplinary Collaboration

  • ICON projects should have at least two project collaborators (more is encouraged) from different Departments or Faculties at CUHK.
  • An ICON project can be one project with different parts to be carried out by different project collaborators, or an overall project with sub-projects.
  • Funding amount: up to HK$400,000 each (for the whole project/cluster)

INSEED Projects – Individual New Initiatives

  • INSEED projects can be applied by any Faculty members.
  • Funding amount: HK$100,000 to HK$150,000 each


INSEED proposals must be submitted to respective Faculties by 7 December 2015

ICON proposals must be submitted to ORKTS by 14 December 2015

Information Session

Date: 13 Nov 2015

Time: 12:00 – 1:15pm

Venue:  LT5, Cheng Yu Tung Building

Registration: https://goo.gl/GSBUvQ

For further information

Application documents: http://www.orkts.cuhk.edu.hk/knowledge-transfer-initiatives/funding-schemes#kpf

Successful cases 2009-2015: http://www.orkts.cuhk.edu.hk/knowledge-transfer-initiatives/project-highlights


Ms Stella Wong (3943 1451)

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