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Call for Proposals

Call For Proposals exercise closed on 09 April 2010

Hong Kong R&D Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management Enabling Technologies (LSCM R&D Centre) is now inviting applications (Call For Proposals) for research and development projects in the following technology focus areas. Please note that the vetting criteria has recently updated. Please refer to here for details.

1.

RFID Hardware and Systems

To develop core design capabilities, system implementation and manufacturing processes of RFID tags and readers that are related to targeted logistics management applications.
Key research areas include:

  • Case-level and item-level tagging technologies
  • Low-cost RFID tag and reader design and manufacturing for specific applications
  • RFID Benchmarking testings and methodologies
  • RFID systems for mobile applications


2.

Networking and Infrastructure Technologies

To develop advanced computer networking and information infrastructure technologies for industrial adoption of information technologies in their business processes and for enabling efficient and effective business integration among enterprises, in order to nurture the technology enabled environment for competitive advantage of the local industry.
Key research areas include:

  • Enterprise e-logistics internetworking
  • Infrastructure technologies for mobile and wireless communications
  • On-demand service platforms technologies for logistics application software


3.

Applications and Decision Support Technologies

To reinforce Hong Kong's position as a world-class logistics hub with advanced technologies and to assist manufacturers and suppliers to fulfill RFID adoption requirements set by their global trading partners.
Key research areas include:

  • Cross-border logistics management
  • Asset and personnel tracking in office, hospital, building & construction, Event & Exhibition environments, etc.
  • Inter-enterprise integration
  • Food and drug supply chain safety and quality management
  • IT applications for fleet, barge and waterway logistics industries
  • Retail, manufacturing and logistics operations


Application Procedures

For application and submission procedures, please click here.

Deadline for Applications

The deadline for application is on 9 April 2010, 5:00 pm (Hong Kong Time).


Estimated Vetting Schedule:

Description Estimated Schedule
Deadline for application submission 9 Apr 2010
Centre prepares Observation forms for each proposal 12 Apr 2010 – 4 May 2010
Vetting by Expert Review Panel 22 Apr 2010 – 13 May 2010
Vetting by Technology Committee 4 Jun 2010 – 8 Jun 2010

Contact Persons

Dr. David Leung Ms. Elaine Yu
Tel: 2299 0587 Tel: 2299 0538
Fax: 2299 0552 Fax: 2299 0552
E-mail: dleung@lscm.hk E-mail: eyu@lscm.hk

Note: The next LSCM Call-for-Proposals exercise is tentatively scheduled in May 2010.