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[Call for Applications] BU Ideas Galore! |ArtTech x Innovation|
Feb 24, 2022
[Call for Applications] The Knowledge Transfer Office is organising a brand-new competition – BU Ideas Galore! HKBU researchers and students who are working on ideas that are ArtTech or Innovation related may take this opportunity to showcase the world your research findings and solutions to real-world problems in a 3-minute video!
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HKBU INPSIRE - A Brand-new YouTube Channel that showcases KT Impact & Technology Offers from HKBU
Nov 18, 2021
HKBU INPSIRE is a brand new youtube platform managed by Knowledge Transfer Office (KTO), to showcase HKBU’s innovation offers, KT impact, research excellence and commercialisation achievements. Over 80 high quality videos have been uploaded to this platform covering 5 main themes – Innovation, Society, Partnership, Research and Entrepreneurship.
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Knowledge Transfer Partnership Seed Fund (“KTP Seed Fund")
Feb 3, 2021
Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) is one of the engagement strategies for HKBU academics to commit in signature partnerships with the wider community. It involves collaboration between academics (e.g. professors and researchers), external partners (e.g. associations, NGOs), and the respective community being served. The collaboration projects enable the transfer of knowledge and research from HKBU to the community, empowering not only the external partners but also individual participants of the projects. The ultimate goal is to achieve far-reaching and significant research impact in the community.
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Research Matching Grant Scheme
Feb 3, 2021
The Government has earmarked $3 billion as government matching grants under the RMGS. The operation period of the Scheme is a period of three years from 1 Aug 2019 to 31 Jul 2022. The RMGS will cover the 8 UGC-funded universities (including their self-financing arms/ units) and 13 local self-financing degree-awarding institutions.
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Strategic Patent Fund
Feb 3, 2021
In order to have a good protection of the IPRs of HKBU inventions within the constraint of limited funding resources of the respective academic unit, SPF has been established with the support of the Innovation and Technology Fund. This funding is available for those top quality first jurisdiction patent filings, which will be strategic if filed in a second or a third jurisdiction. The SPF provides grants of HK$30,000 each towards the costs of filing an approved patent in a second or third jurisdiction. This SPF funding can be used to match the $30,000 funding support from the University in paying for such patent applications.
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Research Impact Support and Enhancement Fund (“RISE Fund")
Feb 3, 2021
The University Grants Committee (UGC) has announced that a new competitive research funding scheme called the Research Impact Fund would be launched in early 2018 on a pilot basis to encourage more impactful research and foster more collaborative efforts with stakeholders beyond academia. A total of $150 million, representing $50 million in each year in the 2016/17-2018/19 triennium, would be available in the first call for proposal.
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Technology Start-up Support Scheme for Universities (TSSSU)
Feb 3, 2021
HKBU TSSSU aims to bring R&D results from campus to real-world, by encouraging more entrepreneurial activities at the University and facilitating more commercial development of HKBU’s intellectual property rights (IPR) and technology developed at the University. It is a "company start-up" scheme designed to encourage spin-off companies to commercialise the IPR and technologies developed at HKBU.
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Matching Proof-of-Concept Fund (MPCF)
Feb 3, 2021
The University is proactive in introducing new funding channels to facilitate knowledge transfer (KT) from academia to industry. The Matching Proof-of- Concept Fund (MPCF) is established to enhance knowledge transfer, particularly technology transfer, which is endorsed and valued by the University Grant Committee (UGC). Hong Kong Baptist University is providing additional funding to intellectual property creators at the University to establish proof of concept, identify a development path and an Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) strategy for innovative ideas arising from their research.