About the Grant
The MTC Individual Research Grants (IRG) aims to support novel and fresh R&D investigator-led ideas. Proposals are solicited through a ground-up mechanism across the research ecosystem.

The MTC Young Individual Research Grants (YIRG) is a sub-category of grants aims at grooming young researchers in conducting independent research.

Proposals will be solicited through a grant call mechanism.

Typically up to S$1.2M per project (inclusive of 30% indirect costs) over 3 years for IRG and up to S$325k per project (inclusive of 30% indirect costs) over 3 years for YIRG.

The list of projects that have been awarded under the MTC IRG and YIRG Grant Calls can be found here.

Open to all public research performers in Singapore
Application Procedure
  • The 2021 Grant Call opens on 25 June 2021 and close on 6 August 2021, 11.59pm (Singapore Standard Time) on Integrated Grant Management System (IGMS) system.

    Details can be found below:
    - Information Deck 
    - Application Guide
    -       FAQ
    - Proposal Template

    Applications should be endorsed by PI, all Co-Is and Host Institution prior to application.
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