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NRF – Environment and Water Industry Development Council: Incentive for Research and Innovation Scheme

 

The Incentive for Research and Innovation Scheme (IRIS) aims to encourage and support Singapore-based Institutes of Higher Learning (IHLs) and Research Institutes, as well as Singapore registered companies, to engage in basic and applied research and develop new capability in environmental and water technologies, with the ultimate goal of achieving maximum economic success and creating a competitive advantage for the environmental and water industry and for Singapore.

EWI has launched the Open Call 10/02 for Water Technologies to solicit new R&D ideas and technologies in the areas of water and used water that fulfill the following key objectives:

  • Increase water resources
  • Improve water quality and security
  • Reduce energy consumption
  • Lower chemical usage
  • Minimize waste generation

 

Eligibility

 

The call is opened to Singapore-based Institutes of Higher Learning (IHLs) and Research Institutes, as well as Singapore-registered companies, and all research activities must be carried out in Singapore.

 

Terms and Conditions

More details about the grant call could be found at here.

 

Schedule of Annual Call and Activities

 

There are two calls a year -July and December

 

Request for proposals under IRIS may be solicited through the following:

  • Challenge Request for Proposals (July)
  • Directed Request for Proposals / Research Programme Call (December)

Please note there could be other ad hoc requests for proposals launched by EWI at anytime of the year.

 

Application Procedure

 

A) Online submission

The proposal information should be submitted via RITA system by 20 Sep 2010 - Monday, 12pm. Staff would need to register for a user ID (if you do not already have an ID). Please click here for the RITA User Guide.


The following items should be completed and uploaded onto the RITA system.

  1. Duly completed "IRIS Form (RFP 1002)"
  2. CVs of PI and Collaborator(s)
  3. Detailed Budget Justifications
  4. Other supporting documents (eg. Quotations), if applicable

 

 

B) Hardcopy and Softcopy submission

 
SoM PIs NUH PIs
  • 1 duly signed NUS Grant Endorsement Form
  • 1 softcopy of RITA-generated print out (PDF format)
  • 2-pages CVs of PI and Collaborator(s) using the prescribe format in Annex A of the RFP Fact Sheet
  • 2 hardcopies of IRIS Application Form (1 original and 1 copy) + 1 softcopy (PDF format)
  • 2 hardcopies of other supporting documents (e.g. quotations, etc)

 

  • 1 duly signed NUH Grant Endorsement Form
  • 1 softcopy of RITA-generated print out (PDF format)
  • 2-pages CVs of PI and Collaborator(s) using the prescribe format in Annex A of the RFP Fact Sheet
  • 2 hardcopies of IRIS Application Form (1 original and 1 copy) + 1 softcopy (PDF format)
  • 2 hardcopies of other supporting documents (e.g. quotations, etc)

 

Contact Us

 

Ms Clarin Ng

Tel : 6772 3723

Email : mednsy@nus.edu.sg