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Productivity Solutions Grant among measures to 'foster pervasive innovation'

SINGAPORE - A new streamlined grant that makes it easier for smaller firms to get access to funds was among the measures announced by Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat on Monday (Feb 19) to "foster...

Singapore to pilot Capability Transfer Programme

TO plug the gap in skills sets in certain important fields, the Singapore government will pilot the Capability Transfer Programme (CTP), Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said in Parliament on...

Singapore to build skills in workforce for overseas expansion

THE government will continue with industry partners for the workforce to develop deep skills that can take more businesses abroad.

Additional $145m for tech skills accelerator over next 3 years

SINGAPORE will put aside an additional S$145 million for the Tech Skills Accelerator (TeSA) over the next three years, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat told parliament on Monday.

Singapore to restrict tax exemption for start-ups, small firms

THE government will, from the year of assessment 2020, restrict the tax exemption for smaller firms and startups, noting that while the existing tax schemes lower costs for such companies, they do...

Enterprise grants to be combined under Enterprise Development Grant

TO provide more holistic and cusomised support to local enterprises seeking to build deep capabilities, scale up, and internationalised, Spring Singapore's Capability Development Grant (CDG) and...

New R&D programmes for aviation, maritime industries; expansion of robotics scheme

THE government will launch an Aviation Transformation Programme (ATP), and a Maritime Transformation Programme (MTP) this year, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said on Monday.

Singapore Budget 2018: Singapore to inject S$100m for NRF-Temasek IP Commercialisation Vehicle

TO support the commercialisation of intellectual property (IP) from publicly-funded research, the Singapore government will set aside S$50 million, alongside Temasek Holdings' investment of at least...

Singapore Budget 2018: Singapore to pilot innovation platform

THE government plans to pilot an Open Innovation Platform (OIP), a virtual crowdsourcing platform, where companies can list specific challenges that can be addressed by digital solutions, Finance...

Singapore Budget 2018: Singapore to streamline productivity grant schemes, support firms to build own innovations

TO make it easier for businesses to access support to adopt technologies and productivity solutions, the government will streamline existing grant schemes that support pre-scoped, off-the-shelf...

 

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