Singapore-Australia Go-Green Co-Innovation Programme
For local startups/ SMEs to partner with Australian companies on joint innovation projects for R&D, commercialisation and business expansion.
For Singapore companies, up to 70% of project costs may be supported.
This Co-Innovation Programme will focus on Sustainability and Net Zero projects.
About this programme
The Go-Green Co-Innovation Programme (GGCIP) is jointly administered by Enterprise Singapore and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). The programme aims to incentivise co-innovation between Australia and Singapore small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), fostering the establishment or expansion in business and commercial activities that boost bilateral trade in goods and services across green growth sectors.
The programme supports the development and commercialisation of products, services or solutions that drive the decarbonisation of economic activities or support the journey of Singapore and Australia’s transition towards net zero emissions.
Partial funding support would be provided to projects that focus on the following priority green sectors:
- Renewable and clean energy
- Waste management and circular economy
- Sustainable agribusiness and food
- Green transportation and logistics
- Built environment and infrastructure
- Energy efficient technologies and products
- Advanced manufacturing and sustainable materials
- Environmental monitoring, analysis, and assessment
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) promotes and protects Australia’s international interests to support our security and prosperity.
DFAT works with international partners and other countries to tackle global challenges, increase trade and investment opportunities, protect international rules, keep the region stable and help Australians overseas.
The project consortium must involve at least one company from Singapore and one company from Australia. Both companies should be independent from each other. Each project partner should contribute no more than 70% of the total project contribution.
All Singapore companies must meet all of the following eligibility criteria in order to apply:
Companies should review this call document thoroughly for full details on the call and application process.
To apply, Singapore companies should:
- Submit your preliminary request to EnterpriseSG via the following form as soon as possible by 20 November 2023. Thereafter, EnterpriseSG will be in touch to share more details on the application process.
- Complete the application via the Business Grant Portal as advised by EnterpriseSG, along with all the supporting documents stated below, by 4 December 2023, 1900 hrs (SGT, GMT +8) to be considered for funding.
- Latest and previous two years audited financial statements or official management accounts
- Relevant key quotations (e.g. equipment & software, materials & consumables, professional services)
- Any Letter of Intents
Companies can look for suitable project partners through the B2Match Partner Matching Platform.