Interest in agritech has spiked around the world in the last five years, and this is reflected in various market projections and increased venture capital investment.
Amid the disruptions observed across global food supply chains during the COVID-19 pandemic, there is no better time for your company to leverage agritech to contribute towards national food resilience, and further strengthen your global competitiveness by looking outwards for overseas growth opportunities.
A joint initiative between Enterprise Singapore and the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), the Global Innovation Alliance (GIA) is a network of Singapore and overseas partners in major innovation hubs and key demand markets, with a focus on technology and innovation.
We have partnered in-market players across our GIA cities to run inbound and outbound GIA Acceleration Programmes to connect companies to overseas business and tech communities. Our GIA Acceleration Programmes will support (i) Singapore startups and SMEs in venturing abroad; and (ii) international startups in scaling up in Asia through Singapore as a springboard.
Find out more about GIA and its network of cities across the world here.
The Singapore-Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (SIIRD) is a co-operation between Enterprise Singapore and the Israel Innovation Authority to promote, facilitate and support joint industrial R&D collaboration between Singapore and Israeli companies across different industries.
Joint projects between companies from both countries should involve the development of new or enhanced products and technology with strong market potential. Agritech, for example, is one growing sector where Israel has emerged as a world leader in.
The call for applications for Joint R&D Projects between Singapore and Israel companies is now open, and ends on 25 Feb 2021. Eligible companies will be able to receive support from SIIRD in two ways:
Find out more about the programme guidelines, eligibility criteria and application process here.