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Frequently Asked Questions

General

What are the job or internship opportunities available at the National Research Foundation (NRF)? 
Please visit Careers@Gov for a listing of job and internship opportunities at NRF. 

I would like to book facilities at CREATE. Who should I contact?  Please contact Mr Mohd Ikbar Ibrahim, Senior Executive, Infrastructure & Facilities Management via email at Ikbar_IBRAHIM@nrf.gov.sg if you wish to book facilities at CREATE. 

I would like to attend the next Global Young Scientists Summit. How do I apply? 
Please email secretariat@gyss-one-north.sg if you have any enquiries, or wish to attend the next Global Young Scientists Summit.

I would like to attend the next Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SWITCH).  How do I apply?
Please visit www.switchsg.org for more details on attending the event.


Research Funding & Grants

Where can I find information about research grants offered by NRF? 
Information on research and innovation grants, as well as international grant calls, can be found on the NRF website under Funding & Grants. 

I am a researcher based overseas and I am interested to carry out my research in Singapore. What are the opportunities here? 
The NRF Fellowship provides opportunities for early career researchers to carry out independent research in Singapore. NRF invites applications once a year. It is open to all areas of science and technology, and researchers of all nationalities are welcome to apply. More information is available here.

I am interested in the AI.SG programme. Who should I contact if I have more enquiries, or for collaboration opportunities?  
Please email enquiries@aisingapore.org with your enquiries. 

Who should I contact regarding the Research, Innovation and Technology Administration (RITA) system? 
Please email helpdesk@researchgrant.gov.sg with your enquiries.


Start-up Funding & Grants

Where can I find more information on grants offered by NRF for my company/start-up? 
Information on research and innovation grants, as well as international grant calls, can be found on the NRF website under Funding & Grants.

For schemes and initiatives targeted at SMEs and start-ups, please refer to Enterprise Singapore's website.

I am from an overseas-based company/start-up that would like to expand into the Singapore market. What opportunities/support are there? 
If you are a foreign entrepreneur keen on starting a business in Singapore, you may qualify for the EntrePass work visa issued by the Ministry of Manpower. For more information, please click here.

How do I apply for the Early Stage Venture Fund scheme? 
The Early Stage Venture Fund scheme is on a call-for-proposal basis. When the next call is launched, more information will be made available on the NRF website.

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