Research Talent Hub for ITF projects (RTH-ITF)
The RTH-ITF aims to provide funding support for organisations/companies undertaking research and development (R&D) projects funded by the Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF) to engage research talent to conduct R&D work. The RTH-ITF merged the previous Researcher Programme and Postdoctoral Hub for ITF projects.
- Each ITF project can engage up to 4 research talent at any one time.
- The maximum engagement period for each research talent is 36 months in general.
- The maximum monthly allowance is HK$20,000 for research talents with a bachelor degree, HK$23,000 for those with a master degree, and HK$35,000 for those with a doctoral degree.
- An additional monthly living allowance of $10,000 to research talents with a doctoral degree under the RTH for a maximum of 36 months.