Government Funding Programs

The Hong Kong SAR government offers a wide range of funding programs to help companies innovate and upgrade their business. Since 2017, Branch8 has successfully assisted clients to apply for the funding programs. 

We offer a Funding Strategy Plan to ensure our clients obtain the funding below:

  • Distance Business Programme (D-Biz) - HK$300,000 (100% grant from government)

  • Technology Voucher Programme (TVP) - HK$600,000 (1:3 matching fund)

  • Export Marketing Fund (EMF) - HK$800,000 (1:1 matching fund)

  • Retail Technology Adoption Assistance Scheme (ReTAAS) - HK$50,000 (1:1 matching fund)

  • Branding, Upgrading and Domestic Sales Fund (BUD) - HK$2,000,000


More details below or Contact Us for more details.

*NEW* - Distance Business Programme (D-Biz)


Under the Anti-Epidemic Fund, the Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) has launched the Distance Business Programme (D-Biz) to support enterprises to continue their business and services through the adoption of IT remote working solutions.


Funding Amount

  • HK$300,000 per company

  • HK$100,000 per IT solution

  • 30% initial payment upon approval


Documents Required

  1. Business Registration (BR) Certificate (business needs to be before 1 January 2020)

  2. NAR1 (for limited company) / Form 1a (unlimited company)

  3. Invoice and/or receipts with same BR name within the last 2 months

  4. Latest audit report (may be needed)

Note: Listed companies, statutory bodies and NGOs funded by the government is NOT applicable

Funding Scope Examples

  1. Setup online stores

  2. Remote document management & cloud storage systems

  3. Customer relationship management systems

  4. Financial management systems

  5. Virtual meeting tools

  6. Team management tools

  7. Digital marketing

  8. Cybersecurity

Application Period

Starts on 18 May 2020


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