Singapore–France Eureka Joint Innovation Call

About this programme

The Singapore-France Eureka Joint Innovation Call is jointly administered by Enterprise Singapore and Bpifrance. 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 French companies can now receive support by participating in a joint call for proposals for Singapore-France technological R&D projects.

About Bpifrance

Bpifrance is a public investment bank that supports companies from startup to stock market listing, and from credit to equity. They offer financing and investment solutions adapted to each stage of a company’s life in each region. Bpifrance partners with entrepreneurs and supports them over the long term to sustain their growth and competitiveness. They have more than 49 regional offices and close to 5000 employees.


The project consortium must involve at least one company from Singapore and one company from France. 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
  • Companies must cooperate on a joint innovation project that will focus on developing innovative products and applications within civilian purposes


To submit an application, both Singapore companies and their foreign partner(s) have to submit a joint application through the Eureka SmartSimple platform.

In addition, Singapore companies must also complete the following procedures:

  1. Fill in the preliminary assessment form here by 15 September 2024
  2. Thereafter, when notified, submit the full application via the Business Grants Portal (BGP) by 27 September 2024, with the following documents:
    • Latest ACRA business profile (retrieved within six months from application date)
    • Applicant’s latest and previous two years audited financial statements (Company and Group level), or official management account
    • Supplementary Project Proposal Form (please find the template here)  
    • Relevant key quotations (e.g. equipment and software, materials and consumables, professional services)

*Concurrently, all foreign partner companies will have to adhere to the additional application requirements outlined by their respective countries’ funding agencies. Both agency-specific submissions and the Eureka SmartSimple applications have to be completed for the application to be considered complete.

For more information on each participating country’s funding criteria and application processes, please refer to the call document found on the Eureka webpage here.

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