The Science and Technology Development Fund (FDCT) is instituted according to the Administrative Regulation No. 14/2004 of the Macao Special Administrative Region and subject to the supervision of the Chief Executive. The objectives of the FDCT are to correspond with the aims of technology strategy in the Macao Special Administrative Region, to provide funding for related education, research and project development. To align with these objectives, the following projects are eligible for funding application:

1. Projects which will facilitate the prevailing development of science and technology;

2. Projects which will assist enterprises enhance their productivity and competitiveness;

3. Innovative projects which will speed up industrial development

4. Projects which will cultivate a culture and development favorable for scientific and technological innovation and development;

5. Technology transfer projects which are prioritized to drive the economic development of the community;

6. Patent application.

According to Administrative Regulation No. 6/2011 regarding The Regulations on Science and Technology Awards, the Science and Technology Development Fund (FDCT) is responsible for evaluating the Scientific and Technological R&D Award for Postgraduates, organizing judges for the Science and Technology Awards, and providing necessary logistics, technology and materials for the operation of the judges. 

The FDCT is also responsible for providing technical and administrative assistance to the Science and Technology Committee in accordance with the provisions of the Administrative Regulation No. 16/2001, as amended by Administrative Regulation No. 17/2005 , No. 10/2009, No. 11/2015 and No.15/2015, on the establishment of the Science and Technology Committee.


Office address: Avenida do Infante D. Henrique, No. 43-53A, Macau Square, 8th Floor, Unit C and 11th Floor, Unit K, Macao (To apply for project funding, please go to 11th Floor, Unit K)
Office hours: Monday to Thursday: 9:00-13:00, 14:30-17:45;Friday: 9:00-13:00, 14:30-17:30;Tel.: 28788777