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Collaborative Research Fund 2018/19 Funding Results

Equipment Proposals

Proposal No. Proposal Title Coordinating
University
/ Collaborating
University(ies)
Duration
(Months)
Amount Awarded
(HK$)
(exclusive of on-costs)
C1026-18EF
Hong Kong's Participation at the China Spallation Neutron Source
CityU / CUHK, HKUST, HKU
36
8,651,102
C4041-18EF
A state-of-the-art X-ray diffraction facility for structural biology research in Hong Kong
CUHK / CityU, HKBU, PolyU, HKUST, HKU
36
2,306,960
C4057-18EF
A nanochannel-based next-generation mapping system for the study of complex genomic feature and variation for biotechnological and biomedical applications
CUHK / HKU
36
2,173,431
C5029-18EF
Acquisition of a sub-angstrom and ultralow-dose cryogenic transmission electron microscopy facility for beam-sensitive materials research
PolyU / CityU, CUHK, HKUST, HKU
36
8,253,016
C7050-18EF
SIRMS 2.0: Establishing Asia's premier stable isotope ratio mass spectrometry laboratory in Hong Kong
HKU / CityU, HKBU, CUHK, PolyU
36
3,804,007

Group Research Proposals

Proposal No. Proposal Title Coordinating
University
/ Collaborating
University(ies)
Duration
(Months)
Amount Awarded
(HK$)
(exclusive of on-costs)
C1031-18GF
Multi-sourced Event Detection and Multi-Dimensional Analysis based on Event Cube
CityU / CUHK, PolyU, HKUST
36
5,330,356
C4001-18GF
Targeting Epstein-Barr virus in nasopharyngeal carcinoma: from mechanistic study to novel therapeutic development
CUHK / HKBU, HKUST, HKU
36
6,269,185
C4045-18WF
Deciphering Enhancer Regulation of Tumor Immune Evasion to Develop New Combination Immunotherapies
CUHK / HKU
36
6,990,790
C4063-18GF
A Robotic Wireless Capsule Endoscopic System for Automated Gastrointestinal Disease Diagnosis
CUHK / CityU, HKUST
36
7,579,135
C5026-18GF
Multi-stage Big Data Analytics for Complex Systems: Methodologies and Applications
PolyU / CUHK, HKUST, HKU
36
3,661,193
C5037-18GF
High Performance Photovoltaic Cells Integrating Perovskite and Polymers – Materials, Devices and Mechanism Studies
PolyU / HKBU, HKU
36
2,912,829
C6013-18GF
Non-Hermitian Systems in Optics and Acoustics
HKUST / CityU, HKBU, PolyU, HKU
36
7,279,742
C6030-18GF
A Human-Powered Machine Learning System
HKUST / HKBU, PolyU
36
3,716,381
C7017-18GF Development of the glycosylated adiponectin collagenous domain as potential therapeutic agents for cancer and non-alcoholic fatty liver diseases HKU
36
3,738,130
C7026-18GF
Exploiting stemness as a cancer cell vulnerability using hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) as a model system
HKU / CUHK, PolyU
36
6,990,790
C7030-18GF Exploiting the true joint progenitor cell for articular cartilage repair HKU / CUHK
36
7,370,585
C7052-18GF
Infrastructures of Faith: Religious Mobility on the Belt and Road
HKU / CUHK, EdUHK
36
6,252,078
C7058-18GF Elucidating the Mechanism of De Novo Centromere Formation HKU / CUHK
36
5,021,500
C7064-18GF
Next-Generation Air Pollution Physics and Chemistry Model for Urban Areas
HKU / PolyU, HKUST
36
7,282,073
C7065-18GF Identification and characterization of genes and microenvironment factors driving the metastasis of upper gastrointestinal tract cancers HKU / CUHK, HKUST
36
4,416,717