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BUD - Mainland Programme (Dedicated Fund on Branding, Upgrading and Domestic Sales)
Max. Funding Amount$6,000,000
Application DeadlineOpen All Year Round
About this Funding Option
Description
In June 2012, the government set up a HK$1 billion "Dedicated Fund on Branding, Upgrading, and Domestic Sales" (the BUD Fund) to help Hong Kong businesses explore and grow in the Mainland market. The Program is made up of three parts: (i) branding, (ii) upgrading and restructuring, and (iii) domestic sales. Here are some examples of things that fall under these categories: Upgrading and restructuring, innovating and repositioning products, upgrad Read More
Description
In June 2012, the government set up a HK$1 billion "Dedicated Fund on Branding, Upgrading, and Domestic Sales" (the BUD Fund) to help Hong Kong businesses explore and grow in the Mainland market. The  Read More
Funding Scope
Sales and Marketing
Hiring
Product Development
Exhibitions
Software & Web Services
Design
Non-Digital Marketing
Digital Marketing
Consulting & Accounting
Membership & Licenses Fee
Travelling & Accommodation
Product Samples/Prototypes
Patent/Trademark Registration
Recruitment
Set Up New Business Entity
Funding Scope
Sales and Marketing
Hiring
Product Development
Exhibitions
Software & Web Services
Design
Non-Digital Marketing
Digital Marketing
Consulting & Accounting
Membership & Licenses Fee
Travelling & Accommodation
Product Samples/Prototypes
Patent/Trademark Registration
Recruitment
Set Up New Business Entity
Funding Approach
Matching
Funding Lead Time
12 Months
Upfront Re-imbursement
75%
Number of Projects
Up to 60 Projects
Max. Duration per Project
24 Months
Established in
May 2012
Eligibility Criteria
Required Documents
Company Verification Document
Business Activity Proof
Other Requirements
Independent Audit
Guarantee
Progress Report
Final Report
Business Type
For-Profit Businesses
Eligible Locations
Hong Kong
Business Type
For-Profit Businesses
Eligible Locations
Hong Kong
Application Procedure
1
Register an account in the fund system.
2
Scope the project and create the budget plan.
3
Submit the application and Q&A with the secretary.
4
Receive the approval from the secretary.
5
Execute as per the project plan and get reimbursement.
Suitable for
Location
HK
Years of Operation
1 Year
Funding Purpose
Growth and Marketing
Type of Topics Funded
Brand Strategy, Brand Promotion, New Product Design, Sales Promotion, Digital Marketing
About the Funder
Trade and Industry Department
Pre-Screened By
Hong Kong Productivity Council
Application Contact Number
Application Email Address
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This page was last reviewed September 21, 2022 and last updated September 22, 2022