UK-Singapore Collaborative R&D

23 March 2022

UK registered businesses can apply for up to £350k per project for the purpose of developing proposals with Singapore. Applications in advanced manufacturing and materials, agrifood tech, mobility and transport, cybersecurity and health and life sciences particularly welcome. UK applicants can apply for a maximum grant of up to £350,000 for a project. This can cover up to 70% of project costs, depending on business size.

Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £3 million in innovation projects in partnership with Enterprise Singapore. This competition has an open scope.

The aim of this competition is to fund business led collaborative research and development (CR&D) projects focused on industrial research. Your proposal must include at least one partner from the UK and one partner from Singapore.

The projects are expected to result in a new product, industrial process or service. They must be innovative, involve a technological risk, and have high market potential in the participating countries.

Innovate UK would particularly welcome applications from the following sectors:

  • Advanced manufacturing and materials
  • Agrifood tech
  • Mobility and transport
  • Cybersecurity
  • Health and life sciences

Your project must:

  • apply for a maximum grant of up to £350,000
  • start by 1 September 2022
  • end by 31 August 2025
  • last between 24 and 36 months

Opens: 24/01/2022 Closes: 20/04/2022

Source: UK-Singapore Collaborative R&D – KTN (

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