Distance Business Programme Vetting Committee

Important Notice

The Hong Kong Productivity Council (“HKPC”) is the Secretariat of the Distance Business Programme (“D-Biz Programme”) launched by the Government recently. All information and application details relating to D-Biz Programme announced by HKPC on its official website shall prevail. We hereby declare and clarify that HKPC has not commissioned or authorised any person, company or organisation to use HKPC’s name or logo in any services for assisting or handling applications under D-Biz Programme.

We would like to alert the general public to avoid being misled. In case of suspicion, please email us at dbiz@hkpc.org or call us at 2788 5070 for inquiry.

Please be cautioned that if any person, company or organisation is found to use HKPC’s name or logo to market and promote its own services without the consent or authorisation of HKPC, we reserve all rights to take legal actions against such person, company or organisation.

Enterprises and service providers participating in the D-Biz Programme must comply with the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance (Cap. 201) and the Competition Ordinance (Cap. 619).

Any omission or misrepresentation of information may lead to rejection of applications, withdrawn of applications approved, and part or full recoupment of funding disbursed. It is an offence in law to obtain property / pecuniary advantage by deception or assisting persons to obtain property / pecuniary advantage under D-Biz Programme . Any person who does so may be liable to legal proceedings.


To oversee the implementation of the Programme, the Government has established the Distance Business Programme Vetting Committee (Vetting Committee). Members of the Vetting Committee are appointed by the Secretary for Innovation and Technology for a term from 28 April 2020 to 30 April 2023.



Commissioner for Innovation and Technology


Prof Chan Chun-kwong
Mr Vincent Chan Wing-shing, M.H.
Mr Francis Fong Po-kiu
Ms Susanna Shen Shuk-ching
Mr Wilson Wong Ka-wai
Mr Gary Yeung Man-yui, M.H.
Ir Peter Yeung Tin-chung

Ex-officio member:

Deputy Government Chief Information Officer


  1. To advise on the lists of IT solutions and Service Providers;
  2. To advise on the vetting procedures and assessment criteria for applications for funding;
  3. To advise whether applications for funding should be approved, the amount to be granted to each approved project, the terms and conditions for approving funds and the measures in monitoring the disbursement of funds; and
  4. To evaluate the effectiveness of the Programme.


Other related information


Funding Application

IT Service Providers Reference List

Distance Business Programme Vetting Committee