The Science and Technology Development Fund (FDCT) today (Wednesday) presented the results of six subsidised research projects connected to Covid-19 pandemic prevention and treatment projects.
These included two projects from University of Macau, two from Macau Science and Technology University (MUST) and two from private companies, which had their interim reports presented at the Macau Science Centre today.
In February of this year, the fund opened an application round for local universities, research institutions, science and technology enterprises and scientific researchers to apply for funding to pandemic prevention-related projects, with 74 applications received.
The 74 projects include 54 university projects, 16 projects from science and technology companies, one science and technology community project and three individual projects.
The expected duration range of the research projects varied from three to 12 months, with some 16 projects said to have already obtained results.
The maximum support granted for this specific round was