Research and Development Cash Rebate Scheme

Target Industry:

Technology Development


To reinforce the research culture among private companies and encourage them to establish stronger partnership with designated local public research institutions


1) Projects under the Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF) (ITF projects); or

2) Projects funded entirely by the companies and conducted by the designated local research institutions (“Partnership projects”)

For Partnership Projects, the following R&D work or activities will not be eligible.

  • Project enhancement and customisation, conventional operation or/and business activities without any research content (e.g. product design and general system automation); and
  • Research projects outside the science and technology fields (such as market research and management studies).

Support/Funding Details:

A cash rebate equivalent to 40% of a company’s expenditure

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