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SNBC seed funding

SNBC seed funding

Singapore National Biofilm Consortium (SNBC) Industry-IHL Collaboration Seed Grant

Awards Up to S$110,000*

*Remark: S$60,000 cash from SNBC and a minimum contribution of $50,000 cash and/or in-kind from industry partner (s).

 

The SNBC IHL-Industry alignment fund aims to promote small-scale collaborative developmental and proof-of-concept projects between Institute of Higher Learnings (IHLs) and Industry Members within the Singapore National Biofilm Consortium.

Projects encompassing the field of biofilms and / or microbiomes will be considered. The results generated from the seed projects should demonstrate potential and confidence to pursue the next level of funding or development.

The current grant call is also open to projects relating to standard and method development in the biofilm / microbiome domains (e.g. methods for efficacy testing, model development, etc).

 

Eligibility

  1. Any academic (research fellow and above) from any of the local IHLs (academic’s host institution) are eligible as lead Principal Investigator upon registering as an SNBC Academic Member.
  2. Each project must have an industry collaborator who is an Industry Member of the Singapore National Biofilm Consortium (SNBC).

 

Application guide

  1. Email nbc-enquiries@ntu.edu.sg indicating your interest and the relevant domainsa The program office will send you an application form.
  2. If you require assistance looking for an industry partner, please email us with a short description on your proposed technology and the domains applicable. The program office will try to assist in finding the best suitable industry collaborator.
  3. Please read our FAQs and the detailed application guidelines are available to download at here

a Domains applicable: water, agri- / aqua-tech, F&B, surface technologies, analytics, healthcare and consumer products, methods and standards development.

 

Important Dates (Singapore-time):

14th Apr 2021 – Grant call begins

14th May – Last day to submit interest and request for application form

7th June 2021 – Application submission for vetting and initial feedback by Program Office (optional)

14th June 2021 – Deadline for application submission (5pm)

August – Grant award announcement

Public & Private Fund

Public & Private Fund

Examples of follow-up funding schemes:

A*STAR: Industry Alignment Fund: Industry Collaboration Projects (IAF-ICP)

NHIC: NHIC funding schemes

NRF: Central Gap Fund

Please feel free to contact us should you require more information on follow-up grants.

Awarded Projects (SNBC-Round-1)

Awarded Projects (SNBC-Round-1)

Five projects were awarded on SNBC’s first seed grant calls.

Click here to view the list of awarded projects.

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