CUHK tops Hong Kong in RGC’s Collaborative Research Fund
CUHK secures the largest share of the latest RGC’s Collaborative Research Fund.
CUHK has topped Hong Kong’s universities in the 2021-22 Collaborative Research Fund from the Research Grants Council (RGC). Funding was provided for 48 projects totaling HK$285 million (US$36.5 million) across the city’s public universities. CUHK obtained the largest share of funding securing HK$82 million (US$10.5 million) across 11 projects.
The funded projects span across an extensive range of areas, including cell imaging, autism, neuromuscular degeneration, Alzheimer’s Disease, reducing miscarriages, sleep disorders, as well as nanomaterials and devices. These awarded projects demonstrate the work of some of our best minds in advancing research to develop interdisciplinary solutions to some of society’s greatest challenges, as well as our contribution to the ongoing fight against COVID-19.