INTERNATIONAL CO-INNOVATION FUNDING CALL

SIIRD Call for Proposals (Nov’22 – Feb’23)

KEY INFORMATION

TECHNOLOGY CATEGORY:
Healthcare - Diagnostics
Healthcare - Medical Devices
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TECHNOLOGY READINESS LEVEL (TRL):
ID NUMBER:
IC000010

Background/Description

Are you an Israeli or Singapore company looking for partners to co-innovate on product development, tap on R&D funding and access new markets? This opportunity might just be what you are looking for!

The Singapore-Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (SIIRD) aims to promote, facilitate and support joint R&D projects between Singapore and Israeli companies to create innovative products and applications, with the end goal of commercialisation. SIIRD is a collaboration between Enterprise Singapore (EnterpriseSG) and the Israel Innovation Authority (IIA), and funding support will be provided for Singapore and Israeli companies whose projects are approved. 

The call for proposals is open to all sectors, with the exception of pure military-use products. Enhanced support will also be offered for projects in the following sectors:

  • Agritech and Foodtech
  • Healthtech

More information about the submission process can be found on the SIIRD website, along with the full set of application templates.

Technology Specification

The project consortium must involve at least one Singapore company and one Israeli company, independent from each other. Each project partner should contribute no more than 70% of the total project budget.

Under this programme, SIIRD will support up to 60% of the total qualifying project costs. To be eligible for support, the Singapore applicant must fulfil all of the following:

  • Be a business entity that is registered and physically present in Singapore;
  • Does not hold ≥20% shares in their partner; and
  • Be financially able to see a project through to completion.

Call Details

Application Process

  • The consortium to submit the full set of project application documents (templates downloadable from SIIRD website) by 23 February 2023
  • Singapore companies will be required to submit an online application form linked here.
  • Israeli companies will be required to submit an online application form via the IIA’s portal.
  • Both of the above must be submitted.

Funding Benefits

R&D projects

  • Co-funding amount between 40 - 50% of total qualified project costs, or up to US$1million, whichever is lower
  • Maximum project duration of 24 months
  • Enhanced support available for Agritech/Foodtech and Healthtech projects (50 - 60% of total qualified project costs, or up to US$1.5million, whichever is lower)

Pilot projects

  • Co-funding amount between 40 - 50% of total qualified project costs, or up to US$1million, whichever is lower
  • Maximum project duration of 12 months

For further assistance, Singapore companies can contact the EnterpriseSG officer-in-charge via email at [email protected].

Project Partnership Opportunities

If you would like to seek a partner to jointly collaborate on a project under this call, please get in touch with us by clicking on the 'Make an Enquiry' button below. Prior to this, you may wish to contact your funding agency to confirm on your eligibility to participate in the call. You may also check out some of the opportunities on the IPI Online Marketplace.

WHAT WE ARE NOT INTERESTED IN

Projects that do not involve any co-development or R&D cooperation. Testing and validation of technologies without any co-development would also not be eligible.

Call Deadline

23 February 2023

Preferred Business Model

  • Licensing
  • R&D Collaboration
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