FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

URBAN SOLUTIONS & SUSTAINABILITY (USS)

  • 11TH EAST ASIA SCIENCE AND INNOVATION AREA JOINT RESEARCH PROGRAM

  • e-ASIA JRP works to formulate and support international joint research in the East Asian region, with the aims to develop a vibrant and collaborative research community in Science and Technology, to promote innovation in the East Asian region, and to contribute to the economic development in the region. 


  • LOW-CARBON ENERGY RESEARCH FUNDING INITIATIVE (LCER FI) FIRST GRANT CALL 2021

  • LCER FI aims to develop low-carbon energy technologies in the domain of carbon capture, utilisation & storage (CCUS) and hydrogen, as part of Singapore’s long-term decarbonisation strategies for the power and industry sectors.


  • SINGAPORE FOOD STORY HHP & MTC IAF-PP GRANT CALL ON FUTURE FOODS: ADVANCED BIOTECH-BASED PROTEIN PRODUCTION

  • To develop industry-ready capabilities towards deepening alignment of public sector research, and to develop multidisciplinary and integrated programmes with early industry involvement in the area of alternative protein.


  • SINGAPORE FOOD STORY THEME 3 GRANT CALL

  • To build local food safety capabilities to support growing innovation in novel food production and manufacturing.


Human Health and Potential (HHP)

  • INDUSTRY ALIGNMENT FUND - PRE-POSITIONING PROGRAMME (IAF-PP)
  • IAF-PP aims to develop industry-ready capabilities to deepen alignment of public sector research, as well as 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 HHP or MTC domain themes and strategies.

  • SINGAPORE THERAPEUTICS DEVELOPMENT REVIEW (STDR) 2022

STDR aims to boost the quality and quantity of drug development and biotech pipelines in Singapore through 2 key features:

  1. Phased funding support to potential high-value drug discovery and development projects from the local research community, based on the maturity and industry-readiness of projects; and
  2. Mentoring from leading entrepreneurs, innovators and/or venture capitalists, and training through bootcamps, workshops and/or seminars, to provide dedicated guidance and upskilling opportunities to grant awardees.
  • HUMAN POTENTIAL - PRENATAL / EARLY CHILDHOOD GRANT CALL

  • This grant call aims to support targeted basic and applied research in child and maternal health and well-being as well as child health and learning. This will cover the preconception, pregnancy and early childhood (-1 to 6 year old) period of life, with a focus on research with a clear pathway to translation and impact.


Manufacturing, Trade and Connectivity (MTC)

  • MTC - INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH GRANT & YOUNG INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH GRANT (MTC IRG YIRG)

  • To develop novel and fresh R&D ideas in line with the MTC strategies and goals, and solicited through an investigator-led, ground-up mechanism across the research ecosystem.


  • MTC PROGRAMMATIC FUNDING INITIATIVE

  • The MTC Programmatic Funding Intiatives (FI) supports long term, capability-building projects that have the potential to deliver significant impact to Singapore, typically beyond a five year timeframe.


  • INDUSTRY ALIGNMENT FUND - PRE-POSITIONING PROGRAMME (IAF-PP)

  • To develop industry-ready capabilities towards deepening alignment of public sector research, and to develop multidisciplinary and integrated programmes with early industry involvement.

INNOVATION & ENTERPRISE (I&E)

  • INDUSTRY ALIGNMENT FUND – INDUSTRY COLLABORATION PROJECTS (IAF-ICP)

  • To support public research performers in strategic R&D projects with industry.