Midstream Research Programme for Universities (MRP)

Midstream Research Programme for Universities (MRP)

MRP aims to encourage universities funded by the University Grants Committee (UGC) to collaborate with leading research institutes worldwide to conduct more theme-based inter-disciplinary and translational research and development (R&D) work in focused technology areas.

Key Features

  • Theme-based.
  • Maximum Funding Support: HK$5 million per project for Standalone Projects; HK$10 million per project for Collaboration Projects involving multiple disciplines or research institutes (priority accorded).
  • Maximum Project Duration: 36 months.
  • Industry Sponsorship: NOT mandatory.
  • Intellectual Property Rights Ownership: lead applicant.

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