Funding Scheme for Innovation and Technology Promotion
Application Period: From 15th August 2023 to 15th September 2023.
Important notice : The signed application and relevant attachments must be submitted to the Fund before the deadline (during office hours).​

I.        Objectives
To align with the Macao SAR Government’s policies of science and technology development, this Scheme is devised in order to encourage young researchers to engage in scientific and technological research, enhance the research and innovation capabilities of junior researchers, and facilitate the innovation and technology (I&T) in Macao, so as to promote the effect and contribution of scientific and technological innovation to social development.

II.      Applying Entities
1.    Local higher education institutions supervised by the Macao SAR Government;
2.    Laboratories or other entities engaged in scientific R&D in the Macao SAR;
3.    Non-profit organizations (NPOs) registered in the Macao SAR.
III.     Applied Amount
The amount applied for each project shall not exceed MOP500,000 (five hundred thousand patacas).

IV.     Funding Type
No repayment required.

V.      Project Duration
The duration of each project is from one year to two years.

VI.     Application Procedure
Application must be submitted via the FDCT – Project Funding Online Application System.
For more details, please refer to the page of Account Registration.
VII.    Assessment Criteria
1.    The assessment is performed according to the Financial Aid Grant Regulation, approved as per the Chief Executive’s Dispatch No. 64/2021.
2.    Key considerations will be given to the followings:
1)    The capability of implementing the project of the applying entity;
2)    Project feasibility and work plan;
3)    Budget justification;
4)    Expected R&D results; 
5)    The effect of the project in promoting the R&D ability of participating researchers.

Funding Scheme for Innovation and Technology Promotion Download
Declaration for Opening an Account in the Application System for Scientific Research Project Funding Download
School/Association/Institution Project Managers Registration Form Download
Bank Account Information Form Download
Final Report Form Download
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
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