Facts & Figures

Facts & Figures

  • Fundings 2014/15(HK$M) 2015/16(HK$M) 2016/17(HK$M)
    Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF) 193.75 183.24 212.89
    Government Subvention 124.26 144.25 142.71
    No. of ITF-funded projects undertaken 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17
    Platform Projects 53 49 44
    Seed Projects 21 37 44
    Industry Collaborative Projects 7 9 10#
    Public Sector Trial Scheme Projects 7 8 8

    # An industry collaborative project withdrawn on 23 August 2016 is not included.

     

    Income from Industry 2014/15(HK$M) 2015/16(HK$M) 2016/17(HK$M)
    Industry Income Received* 76.92 81.43 78.00
    Level of Industry Contribution 21.6% 21.7% 21.3%

    * Including cash and in-kind contribution, but excluding income from General Support Programme.

     

    Technology Transfers 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17
    Total Technology Transfers in terms of number of contracts signed 80 53 60
    Distribution of customers 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17
    HKSAR 58.3% 66.04% 63.3%
    The Chinese Mainland 33.33% 24.53% 25%
    Taiwan 3.33% 3.77% 5%
    Others 5% 5.66% 6.7%

    Patent applications

    2014/15 2015/16 2016/17

    Communications Technologies (CT)

    9 15 10

    Mixed Signal Systems IC (MSS)

    12 15 6

    Advanced Digital Systems (ADS)

    1 0 8

    Intelligent Software & Systems (ISNS)

    4 2 11

    Security & Data Sciences (SNDS)

    3 4 0

    Opto-electronics (OE)

    15 12 11

    Electronics Components (EC)

    6 8 14
     Total no. of patent filed in China, the U.S. and other countries 50  56  60

    From its inception until 31 March 2017, ASTRI has been granted a total of 713 patents.

     

    Number of staff 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17
    R&D 429 417 513
    Non-R&D 83 82 80
    Total 512 499 593

    Academic qualifications of R&D staff

    Academic Attainment #
    Bachelor’s Degree 21%
    Master’s Degree 52%
    PhD 26%
    Others 1%
    Total 100%

    # As of 31 March 2017, 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 2016 to 31 March 2017:

    Post Annual Remuneration 1 Apr 2016 – 31 Mar 2017 (HK$) #
    Chief Executive Officer 3,750,000
    3 level one executives 7,709,630
    15 level two executives 21,658,870

    # Annual Remuneration includes Base Salary, Salary Adjustment, Acting Allowance, Variable Payment and Cash Award (Inventor Award). It is rounded to the nearest HK$10. 2 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 1
    1,000,001 to 1,500,000 7
    1,500,001 to 2,000,000 5
    2,000,001 to 2,500,000 3
    2,500,001 to 3,000,000 2
    3,000,001 to 3,500,000 0
    3,500,001 to 4,000,000 1