FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

The Agency of Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR) offers different funding options to support individuals, resources, ideas and major initiatives.

  • Low-carbon energy research funding initiative (lcer fi) first grant call 2021

    Objective:
    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.


  • SG Food Story IAF Grant Call for Future Foods: Alternative Proteins

    Objective:
    This grant call aims to foster knowledge creation and address the challenges in the area of alternative proteins to meet food security and food resilience goals for Singapore.


  • HEALTH & MEDTECH HTPO SEED FUND – BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING PROGRAMME (BEP)

    Objective:
    BEP is a competitive, multidisciplinary funding initiative aimed at supporting clinically-driven MedTech innovations with promising commercialization potential. The objective is to seed early MedTech innovations, which can in turn potentially contribute to a vibrant start-up ecosystem, and encourage value capture for the local innovation landscape.


  • SINGAPORE-NEW ZEALAND BILATERAL RESEARCH PROGRAMME ON FUTURE FOODS

    Objective:
    To strengthen research and development cooperation between scientists in New Zealand and Singapore through joint scientific projects.


  • Singapore Food Story - 1st Alternative Protein Seed Challenge

    Objective:
    To address global and local limitations in dietary protein production through knowledge creation and early-stage innovation.


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

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


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

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


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

  • Objective:
    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.

    The MTC Young Individual Research Grants (YIRG) is a sub-category of grants under the IRG and aims to groom young scientists towards conducting independent research.


  • MTC PROGRAMMATIC FUNDING INITIATIVE

  • Objective:
    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.


  • Infectious Diseases Horizontal Technology Programme Office (ID HTPO) SEED FUND – CALL

    Objective:
    The ID HTPO Seed Fund aims to support highly productive and talented researchers to pursue innovative and impactful research contributing to A*STAR’s mission and vision on Infectious Disease.