Facts & Figures
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Facts & Figures

Fundings 2015-16 (HK$M) 2016-17 (HK$M) 2017-18 (HK$M)
Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF) 183.24 212.89 240.93
Government Subvention 144.25 142.71 137.91
No. of ITF-funded projects undertaken 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Platform Projects 49 44 52
Seed Projects 37 44 44
Industry Collaborative Projects 9 10# 9
Public Sector Trial Scheme Projects 8 8 2
# An industry collaborative project withdrawn on 23 August 2016 is not included.
Income from Industry 2015-16(HK$M) 2016-17(HK$M) 2017-18(HK$M)
Industry Income Received* 81.47 78.45 111.36
Level of Industry Contribution 21.7% 21.3% 33.1%
* Including cash and in-kind contribution, but excluding income from General Support Programme.
Technology Transfers 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Total Technology Transfers in terms of number of contracts signed 53 60 72

Number of patents filed

Technology Division

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18

Advanced Digital Systems

4 8 0

Communications Technologies

16 10 15

Electronics Components

11 14 8

Intelligent Software & Systems

9 11 2

Mixed Signal Systems IC

8 6 15

Opto-electronics

16 11 12

Security & Data Sciences

0 0 4
Total 64  60  56

Patents Granted

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18

Advanced Digital Systems (ADS)

6 4 1

Communications Technologies(CT)

12 7 10

Electronics Components (EC)

15 7 8

Intelligent Software & Systems (ISNS)

14 4 4

Mixed Signal Systems IC (MSS)

10 9 13

Opto-electronics (OE)

31 26 13

Security & Data Sciences (SNDS)

4 2 4
Total no. of patent filed in China, the U.S. and other countries 92  59  53
From its inception until 31 March 2018, ASTRI has been granted a total of 767 patents.
Number of staff 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
R&D 417 513 537
Non-R&D 82 80 80
Total 499 593 617

Academic qualifications of R&D staff

Academic Attainment #
Bachelor’s Degree 19%
Master’s Degree 53%
PhD 26%
Others 2%
Total 100%
# As of 31 March 2018, not including interns.

Annual Remuneration of Senior Executives

The tables below show the remuneration of the top three tiers of senior executives of ASTRI for the period from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018:

Post Annual Remuneration 1 Apr 2017 – 31 Mar 2018 (HK$) #
Chief Executive Officer 844,240
Two level one executives 6,228,700
18 level two executives 26,681,650
# Annual Remuneration includes Base Salary, Salary Adjustment, Acting Allowance, Variable Payment and Cash Award (Inventor Award). It is rounded to the nearest HK$10. Three senior executives who joined in the course of the financial year, their annual remunerations were calculated on a prorated basis.
Annual Remuneration(HK$) Number of Senior Executives
1,000,000 or below 3
1,000,001 to 1,500,000 6
1,500,001 to 2,000,000 7
2,000,001 to 2,500,000 2
2,500,001 to 3,000,000 2
3,000,001 to 3,500,000 1
3,500,001 to 4,000,000 0