Do you want to expand your business technical capabilities or launch a new product? T-Up programme seconds A*STAR scientists and research engineers to aid in local SMEs’ Research and Development projects for up to two years. Seconded experts share product development strategy, aid innovation in your business processes, and assist companies to develop innovative products.
Expand Technical Capabilities
Develop Intellectual Property and process innovation
Grow your business revenue
Revenue quadrupled from $3 to $12 million in 5 years under the T-Up scheme.
Invented a food digester that reduces food waste by 90% with T-Up.
Feinmetall Singapore Pte Ltd
Invested more than $1.5 million in R&D and seen revenue grow sixfold over the last decade.
LHT Holdings Limited
Reduced 15% on raw materials
inventory and lower its
operational costs by $130,000.
Held in conjunction with the annual SME Day Event, the Award is open to T-Up research scientists and engineers (RSEs) who have completed their secondment to local enterprises. Every year, a maximum of three winners will receive cash prizes and publicity efforts alongside the companies they were seconded to.