Are companies (private sector) eligible to apply for the SMI Fund for R&D activities in Singapore?

Only public research performers, which includes publicly-funded A*STAR research institutes, universities and polytechnics, are eligible to apply for the SMI Fund. SMI Fund only supports up to 100% of the public research performers’ approved direct cost.

Does SMI organise and conduct maritime / offshore education & training courses in Singapore?

No. SMI promotes and supports maritime and offshore R&D programmes & initiatives in Singapore and does not offer any education & training courses.

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