The PSDAS, administered and supported by the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau of the Hong Kong SAR Government, was established by a Government allocation of HK$100 million to provide financial support for projects, which aim at increasing the competitiveness of Hong Kong's professional service sector as a whole, or of individual sectors, in external markets including the Mainland market.

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YearProject TitleHKPC's RoleApproved Funding (HK$M)
13/14 To Promote the Professionalism of Paediatricians on the Latest Paediatric Dermatological Related Medical Technologies and Treatments Implementation Agent 0.382
12/13 To Enhance the Professional Competence of Biomedical Engineers in Medical Device Safety through Updating Knowledge on Technology Innovation, Regulatory Affairs and Health Technology Assessment Implementation Agent 0.403
12/13 To Upgrade the Professional Knowledge of Local Plastics Engineers for Developing Plastic Products with Specific Surface Effects Implementation Agent 0.314
11/12 Enhance the Professionalism of Eyewear Designers and Engineers via the Establishment of a New Product Development Model Implementation Agent 0.492
11/12 Enhancing the Professional Knowledge of Construction Practitioners on Construction Product Certification Schemes and the Related International Practice Implementation Agent 0.169
11/12 To Upgrade the HK Plastic Engineers with the Latest Environmentally Manufacturing Technologies and Management Knowledge Implementation Agent 0.324
10/11 Professional Development Programme for Hong Kong Manufacturing and Building Services Engineers on Latest Renewable Energy Devices and Components Design, Manufacturing, Applications and Installation Implementation Agent 0.348
10/11 Enhance Local Optometrists' Professional Knowledge on the Application of Latest Advanced Clinical Technologies Implementation Agent 0.605
10/11 Professional Enhancement Programme for Hong Kong Aviation Engineers Implementation Agent 0.428
01/11 Enhancing the Professional Knowledge of Local Designers and Engineers on the Application of Modern Technology and Advanced Design Tools Implementation Agent 0.598
09/10 To Enhance the Professional Competence of Biomedical Engineers in Medical Technology and Knowledge in Medical Device Regulatory Affairs in order to Capture the New Opportunities under the Expanded CEPA Framework Implementation Agent 0.419
09/10 Improve the Professional Knowledge of Local Eyewear Designers and Engineers through the Development of a Novel Material Guidebook Implementation Agent 0.490
09/10 To Promote the Knowledge of Adopting Environmentally Friendly Materials in the Ecological Design of Our Built Environment and in Industrial Applications Implementation Agent 0.410
04/10 To Upgrade the Professionalism of Professional Optical Engineers in Advanced Technology of Optics in order to Capture the Opportunities under the Expanded CEPA Framework Implementation Agent 0.421
08/09 Capability Building Programme of Manufacturing and Industrial Engineers on Intellectual Property (IP) and Innovation Management Implementation Agent 0.255
08/09 Professional Update on Common Eye Diseases for Local Optometrists Implementation Agent 0.553
08/09 Programme to Enhance the Capability of Engineers in the Electronics Industry in Exploiting New Technologies to Develop New Materials, Components and Products Implementation Agent 0.217
08/09 To upgrade the professional knowledge and technology level of local mould and die engineers by the adoption of the latest computer-aided engineering (CAE) and application specific computer-aided design (CAD) tools Implementation Agent 0.358
07/08 To Upgrade the Professional Knowledge of Local Plastic Engineers by Introducing the Overseas Latest Technologies/Regulations on Environmental-friendly Design and Manufacture of Plastic Products Implementation Agent 0.313
07/08 To Enhance the Innovative Design Competencies of Industrial Designers and R&D Engineers via CPD Programmes Implementation Agent 0.696
07/08 To Broaden the Knowledge of Local Dentists in Various Technology Areas for Providing Professional Dental Care Service to Our Community Implementation Agent 0.818
07/08 To Equip Hong Kong Manufacturing Engineers with the Specific Manufacturing Engineering and Technical Knowledge to Cope with the Requirements in Delivering Professional Services in the Mainland Implementation Agent 0.213
07/08 To Promote the Professionalism and Enhance the Competence of Local Engineers in Facilitating the Design and Manufacturing of High Value-added Medical and Healthcare Devices Implementation Agent 0.336
07/08 To Enhance the Professionalism of Hong Kong Shoes and Bags Designers in order to Explore the CEPA Opportunity Implementation Agent 0.668
07/08 To Enhance the Capabilities of Local Aviation Engineers in Upgrading Their Professional Services in the Aviation Industry Implementation Agent 0.406
06/07 Capability Training Programme on LEAN Management Enhancing Manufacturing and Industrial Engineers in Response to CEPA Development Implementation Agent 0.202
06/07 Professional Competency Development Programme on Optimized Facility Management System in Compliance with the PAS-55 Asset Management - Specification for the Optimized Management of Physical Infrastructure Assets for Hong Kong Automotive Manufacturing Engineers Implementation Agent 0.502
06/07 Professional Exchange and Enhancement Programme on World-class Computer Graphic Designs and Interactive Techniques for Computer Graphics (CG Visual) Practitioners in Hong Kong Implementation Agent 0.962
06/07 To Extend Optometrists' Professional Service to PRC and Help Them Tap CEPA Opportunities Implementation Agent 0.587
06/07 Promotion of Advanced Materials Processing Technology to Raise the Competitiveness of Local Materials Engineers Collaborating Organization 0.244
06/07 Enhancement Programme for Hong Kong Engineers on Total Air Quality Management Applicant 0.224
06/07 Enhance the Competitiveness of Local Eyewear Designers and Engineers in PRC Implementation Agent 0.68
06/07 To Promote the Professionalism and Enhance the Capability of Local Engineers in Biomedical Engineering Development in order to Capture the CEPA Opportunity Implementation Agent 0.609
06/07 Promoting Material Science and Technology among Engineering Professionals to Raise the Standard of Professional Service Implementation Agent 0.486
06/07 Development Program for Professionals in Technology Transfer, Commercialization Service and Public & Private Financing Implementation Agent 0.387
05/06 Organization of a Training Programme for Local Surface Engineers on "Green Surface Finishing - Advanced Processes for Compliance to ROHS/WEEE and ELV Directives Implementation Agent 0.305
05/06 To Develop Hong Kong Plastic Engineers with the Specific Engineering and Technical Knowledge to Comply with the Stringent Requirement of SPE-HK Recognized Certified Plastic Engineers Implementation Agent 0.184
05/06 Professional Exchange and Enhancement Programme on Creative Commercial Arts and Design in Hong Kong Implementation Agent 0.568
05/06 To Develop the Competitive Edge of Hong Kong Young Structural Engineers through Training in Mainland Design Institutes and Construction Sites Implementation Agent 0.674
04/05 Development Program for Professionals to Facilitate Technology Transfer and Commercialization Service in the Pearl River Delta Region Implementation Agent 0.356
04/05 "Going Global" Expert Consultation Campaign - Promoting Hong Kong Professional Consultancy Services (Finance and Investment, Legal and Business) to Chinese Enterprises Implementation Agent 0.344
04/05 Capability Building of Manufacturing and Industrial Engineers in Response to CEPA Initiative Implementation Agent 0.436
04/05 Professional Development Programme on Advanced Plastic Technologies and Management Methodologies for Plastics Engineers Implementation Agent 0.186
04/05 Developing a Capability Enhancement Programme for Hong Kong Engineers to Acquire the Knowledge of Electronic Product Certification and Safety Compliance Applicant 0.272
04/05 To Bolster the Capability and Broaden the Knowledge of Local Optometrists in Various Technical Areas in Optical Industry Implementation Agent 0.658
04/05 CEPA Smart eco-DesignTM Programme for Manufacturing and Industrial Engineers - Enhancement of Knowledge of Design Professionals on Eco-Design of Electronic/Engineering Products Implementation Agent 0.358
04/05 Organization of the "International Conference on Energy Efficiency & Conservation 2005 - Recent Emerging Issues" with an Aim to Enhance Professionalism and International Status of the Energy Engineering Professional Service in Hong Kong Implementation Agent 0.144
04/05 To Enhance the Capabilities of Local Metallic Auto Parts Manufacturing Engineers in Advanced Metal Processing Technologies Implementation Agent 0.455
04/05 Capability Building Programme of Manufacturing and Industrial Engineers on the Application of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) on Supply Chain Management Implementation Agent 0.278
03/04 Professional Development Programme for Product Design and Development Professionals Initiator 0.345
03/04 Developing a Competency-building Programme to Enable Hong Kong Engineers to Join the Integrated Circuits (IC) Design and Related Professions Implementation Agent 0.732
03/04 To Develop HK Automotive Engineers with the Specific Engineering and Technical Knowledge in Delivering Professional Services to Assist HK Manufacturers in Compliance with ISO/TS 16949:2002 International Standard for Entering the Global Automotive Components Markets Implementation Agent 0.324
03/04 To Promote the Status and Enhance the Capabilities of Local Engineers in Rehabilitation Technology, Clean Room Production, Medical Imaging Technology as well as in Surgery Tools and Clinical Instrumentation Development Implementation Agent 0.213
03/04 Pioneering Secure On-line Patient Records Management and Collaboration between Doctors' Clinics and Hospital Implementation Agent 1.067
02/03 Best Quality Management Practices Benchmarking Study for Hong Kong Private Hospitals Implementation Agent 1
02/03 Material Solutions for Sustainable Future in Hong Kong Implementation Agent 0.763
02/03 Launching "Total Oral Health" Campaign in Hong Kong and Pearl River Delta (PRD) to Promote Quality Services of Hong Kong Dental Professionals Implementation Agent 0.529
02/03 First International Conference on Energy Efficiency and Conservation Implementation Agent 0.181
02/03 Young Professionals Exchange and Enhancement Program Implementation Agent 0.401
02/03 Capability-building Programme to Increase the Competitiveness for Entering the Mainland's Environmental Management Market Implementation Agent 0.375
02/03 Young Manufacturing and Industrial Engineers Career Development Programme in PRD Implementation Agent 0.354
02/03 PRC Executive Orientation Program for Hong Kong's Young Professionals Implementation Agent 0.266
    Total: 27.9