Singapore–China (Shenzhen) Joint Innovation Call

About this programme

The Singapore–China (Shenzhen) Joint Innovation Call is jointly administered by Enterprise Singapore and the Shenzhen Science, Technology and Innovation Committee (SZSTIC). This programme aims to encourage the development of ready-to-market solutions for products, technology-based services or methods that have strong commercial potential.

Singapore companies keen to embark on joint innovation projects with Shenzhen companies can receive co-funding support by participating in a joint call for proposals for Singapore–Shenzhen technological R&D projects.

About the Shenzhen Science, Technology and Innovation Committee (SZSTIC)

Under the Shenzhen City Government, the SZSTIC is responsible for scientific and technological development of Shenzhen, 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 Shenzhen. 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:

  • Business entity registered and operating in Singapore
  • Company has at least 30% local equity held directly or indirectly by Singaporean(s) and/or Singapore PR(s), determined by the ultimate individual ownership
  • Company is financially ready to start and complete the project


Applications for the Singapore-China (Shenzhen) Joint innovation Call are currently closed. Interested companies can register your interest here to be notified when the next call opens.
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