Challenge Introduction

The National Environment Agency (NEA) and Enterprise Singapore (ESG) have jointly launched an Innovation Call under the Government – Partnership Capability Transformation (Gov-PACT) initiative, to encourage greater use of technology and automation to raise productivity for cleaning, waste management and monitoring of environmental process parameters. The innovation call also seeks to address operational challenges in the industry, as well as to build up the capability and skillsets of workers.

Interested qualifying parties are invited to submit proposals that can address any of the five problem statements under this call:

Cleaning Industry:

A. Interior glass cleaning robots for glass windows in buildings

B. Integrated autonomous hard floor scrubber with security surveillance capabilities

C. Autonomous outdoor conservancy cleaning machine for turfed and non-turfed areas​

Waste management Industry

D. Productive, cleaner and cost-effective refuse collection system

Monitoring of environmental process parameters

E. Low cost, non-intrusive solutions to measure steam flow and compressed air pressure

Challenge Additional Info

Further information on the funding support, eligibility information, submission process and evaluation criteria can be found in the attached Factsheet.

For further enquiries on this Innovation Call, please email:

  • [email protected] – National Environmental Agency for matters pertaining to the problem statements
    • Note: If your enquiry is specific to a particular problem statement, please remember to include the title of the problem statement in your subject title. Thank you.
  • [email protected] – IPI Singapore for assistance on:
    • Using the IPI portal for registration of technical briefing registration, submission of proposal, etc.
    • Matching technology partners to collaborate for this innovation call
    • Funding enquiry

Challenge Start Date

02 Jul 2018 10:00 AM (GMT +8)

Challenge Closing Date

12 Oct 2018 11:50 PM (GMT +8)

Briefing Date

11 Jul 2018 10:00 AM (GMT +8)

Briefing Venue

Marina Bay Sands [10 Bayfront Avenue, S(018956)], 'Peony' rooms 4505 & 4506

Briefing Instruction

Please CREATE an account if you do not have one and click on the REGISTER button below (after you have login) to register for the briefing.  Do note that the deadline for briefing registration is Monday, 10th July, 2018.

Briefing would be held from 09:00 AM to 11:30 AM.