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HKPC SME ReachOut Hosts First "Fund Fair GO Online" - Enables the Industry to Overcome Adversity with Government Funding

(Hong Kong, 20 April 2020) With the aim to bolster local SMEs overcome the adversities triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, SME ReachOut operated the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) will launch the first-ever “Fund Fair GO Online” from 23 to 29 April through the “HKPC Live” online platform. These efforts will be essential to the enterprises in keeping abreast to the latest HKSAR Government funding scheme information and application details anytime, anywhere, and at no cost. 
The event has gained the full support from the Trade and Industry Department as well as the Innovation and Technology Commission of the HKSAR Government, to exhibit ten funding schemes provided by the Government in five days, including:

  • SME Export Marketing Fund (EMF)
  • SME Financing Guarantee Scheme (SFGS) 
  • Public Sector Trial Scheme (PSTS)
  • Technology Voucher Programme (TVP)
  • Postdoctoral Hub for Technology Companies Conducting R&D Activities in Hong Kong (PH-TC)
  • Researcher Programme for Technology Companies Conducting R&D Activities in Hong Kong (RP-TC)
  • Patent Application Grant (PAG)
  • Dedicated Fund on Branding, Upgrading and Domestics Sales (BUD Fund)
  • Retail Technology Adoption Assistance Scheme for Manpower Demand Management (ReTAAS)
  • Distance Business Programme under the Second Round of Anti-epidemic Fund

There will be planned online seminars during the event, together with a wide range of activities, from briefing and consultation services on funding schemes, sharing of successful cases to online Q&A sessions. SME ReachOut will also make use of WhatsApp to address SMEs’ queries pertinent to obtaining information or applying the Government fund, as well as identifying the funding schemes that suit their needs.
HKPC cordially invites all SMEs and startups to take part in the “Fund Fair GO Online”. Interested parties can make appointment for consultation through an online form, email, dedicated hotline or WhatsApp. Relevant information can be obtained from

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