Singapore companies keen to embark on joint innovation projects with Shanghai-based companies can now receive support by participating in a joint call for proposals for Singapore-Shanghai technological R&D projects.
The Singapore-Shanghai Joint Innovation Call is implemented by Enterprise Singapore and the Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality (SCTSM). We are looking for projects that result in the research and development of innovative products and applications, with the end goal of commercialisation. Key focal sectors include biopharmaceutical and life sciences, smart cities development, as well as urban solutions and sustainability.
The call for proposals is open to all technological and application areas, with a focus on biopharmaceutical & life sciences, smart cities development, and urban solutions & sustainability.
The Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality (SCTSM), under the Shanghai Municipal Government, is responsible for scientific and technological development of the city of Shanghai, as well as supporting the cooperation of domestic and international institutions regarding science and technology.
The project consortium must involve at least one company from Singapore and one company from Shanghai, independent from each other. Each project partner should contribute no more than 70% of the total project cost.
All Singapore companies must meet the eligibility criteria for the Enterprise Development Grant (EDG) in order to apply.