INTERNATIONAL CO-INNOVATION FUNDING CALL

Seeking Proposals for Singapore-South Korea Joint R&D Call

KEY INFORMATION

TECHNOLOGY CATEGORY:
Infocomm - Video/Image Analysis & Computer Vision
Infocomm - Human-Computer Interaction
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TECHNOLOGY READINESS LEVEL (TRL):
LOCATION:
Singapore
ID NUMBER:
IC000008

Background/Description

Are you a Korean 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-South Korea Joint R&D Call offers Singapore and Korean companies the opportunity to collaborate on joint R&D projects to create innovative products and applications, with the end goal of commercialisation. Run under the banner of the Eureka Network, Enterprise Singapore (EnterpriseSG) and the Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology (KIAT) will be providing funding support for Singapore and Korean companies whose projects are approved. 

The call for proposals is open to all technological and application areas. We would particularly welcome applications in the following sectors:

  • Biotechnology and medical technology
  • Smart cities and digital transformation
  • AI and ICT
  • Carbon reduction and future mobility 

More information about the submission process can be found in the attached Call Document along with the full details on this call.

Technology Specification

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

Under this programme, EnterpriseSG will support up to 70% of the Singapore company’s total qualifying project costs. To be eligible for support, the applicant must fulfil all of the following:

  • Be a business entity that is registered and physically present in Singapore;
  • Have ≥ 30% equity held directly or indirectly by Singaporean(s) / Singapore PR(s), determined by the ultimate individual ownership; and
  • Be financially able to see a project through to completion.

Call Details

Application Process

Singapore companies will be required to submit an online application form linked here, along with the various supporting documents required. More details and instructions can be found on the online application form itself. 

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

Information Webinar

EnterpriseSG and KIAT will be having a webinar in July to share more about the call, and will provide further updates soon.

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

31 August 2022, 1700H (GMT+8)

Preferred Business Model

  • Licensing
  • R&D Collaboration

Supporting Documents

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