Macao Funding Scheme for Key R&D Projects
Application Period :  June 28th , 2021 to July 30th, 2021

        In order to align with the policy guidelines of the Macao SAR government to promote the development of Macao’s industries and enhance Macao's role in scientific and technological innovation in the Greater Bay area, the Science and Technology Development Fund (hereinafter referred to as “FDCT”) has formulated the Macao Funding Scheme for Key R&D Projects in accordance with Articles 15 and 16 of the Financial Aid Grant Regulation as approved by the Dispatch of the Chief Executive No. 64/2021, with the aim of further integrating Macao’s science and technology resources, concentrating efforts to achieve interdisciplinary complementarity and integrated innovation. FDCT also strives to pursue achievements in scientific research with transformational conditions, on the basis of integration. The FDCT now issues the Application Guideline for Projects in 2021. Please organize the application according to the requirements of the Guideline.

(I). Direction of the Guideline
        “Biomedical Materials”, “Advanced Electronic Materials” and “Precision Medicine.”


(II). Application requirements
       (1) Applicants must be entities as stipulated in Paragraphs 1 to 4 of Article 2 of the Financial Aid Grant Regulationas approved by the Dispatch of the Chief Executive No. 64/2021.
       (2) Leaders of projects and topics under the projects must be holders of a PhD degree or have a position rank of at least associate professor.
       (3) Project and topic leaders must be full-time employees of the entities eligible for the application, and must work at least 9 months per year at the applying entities. 
       (4) Experts involved in the formulation of the relevant Application Guideline must not be leaders or members of projects (or topics).
       (5) The maximum application amount for each project is set by the Application Guideline, and the implementation period for each project shall not be more than 3 years.
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(III). Assessment Procedures 
        (1) FDCT will assess the applications in accordance with the Financial Aid Grant Regulation as approved in the Dispatch of the Chief Executive No. 64/2021. 
        (2) Key considerations will be given to the followings during the assessment:
           2.1 The content of the research;
           2.2 Objectives Setting and technology roadmap;
           2.3 Division of tasks and work schedules
           2.4 R&D teams and work basis;
           2.5 Expected Outcomes.


(IV). Application
          Please log in the online application system to complete the application.
          https://apps.fdct.gov.mo/sams/public/main-page.faces
          For more details, please refer to the instructions of general research grants.

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Content

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Application Guideline for Projects of Biomedical Materials

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Application Guideline for Projects of Advanced Electronic Materials

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Application Guideline for Projects of Precision Medicine

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Proposal

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Statement of project responsibility

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Certification of no tax due

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Subject code

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Annual report

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