To develop industry-ready capabilities towards deepening alignment of public sector research, and to develop multidisciplinary and integrated programmes with early industry involvement.
Programmes are expected to lead to industry participation within 3-5 years. This encompasses new programmes, as well as existing programmes that have demonstrated strong track record of success and industry potential. Programmes supported should be aligned with domains’ themes and strategies.
Key Criteria: Potential for industry development and economic impact.
IAF-PP is governed by a Strategic Oversight Committee (SOC), and comprises MD A*STAR, MD EDB and CEO NRF. The SOC makes decisions on all IAF-PP policies and programmes and is co-chaired by MD A*STAR and MD EDB.
All submitted applications are subject to technical and commercial considerations, and to the final evaluation and assessment by the IAF-PP SOC.
There is no deadline for the Letter of Intent (LOI) submission. LOIs can be submitted any time throughout the year.
LOIs can be drafted based on:
1) Directed approach: Themes announced by Implementing Agency (IA); or
2) Non-directed approach: Ground-up date(s) that do not fall under announced theme(s)
Applications must be endorsed by the applying Institution(s) prior to submission, and proof of endorsement should be turned in together with your completed LOI.
All queries and applications must be submitted through A*STAR (as Implementing agency) at the email addresses indicated below.
IAF-PP Health & Biomedical Sciences domain (IAF-PP HBMS domain)
Deadline and Status
25 Aug 2016, 1800h (Closed)
Full Proposal Submission
17 Feb 2017, 1800h (Closed)
27 Feb 2017, 1800h (Closed)
22 May 2017, 1800h (Closed)
14 Aug 2017, 1800h (Closed)
27 Oct 2017, 1800h (Closed)
05 Apr 2018, 1800h
25 July 2018, 1800h
IAF-PP Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering domain (IAF-PP AME domain)
Please email IAF-PP_HBMS@bmsi.a-star.edu.sg
for further enquiries.