Singapore–China YRD (Shanghai) Joint Innovation Call

About this programme

The Singapore–China Yangtze River Delta (Shanghai) Joint Innovation Call is jointly administered by EnterpriseSG and the Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality (SCTSM). This programme aims to encourage research and development of innovative products and applications, with commercialisation as the end goal.

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

The call is open to all technological and application areas, with a focus on life science and healthcare, artificial intelligence, and information and communication technology.

About the Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality (STCSM)

Under the Shanghai Municipal Government, the STCSM 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.

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The project consortium must involve at least one company from Singapore and one company from Shanghai. 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 YRD (Shanghai) 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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