Entreprise Support Scheme (ESS)

Enterprise Support Scheme (ESS)

ESS aims to provide funding support for local companies to conduct in-house research and development (R&D) work with a view to encouraging the private sector to invest in R&D.

Key Features

  • Provides on a dollar-for-dollar matching basis.
  • Maximum Funding Support: $10 million per approved project.
  • Maximum Project Duration: 24 months in general.
  • Intellectual Property Rights Ownership: recipient company.
  • Recoupment of Government’s Contribution: NOT required.
  • Benefit Sharing of Commercialised R&D Results: NOT mandatory.

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