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PACT Programme

This programme is for companies keen to lead cooperative projects with other companies in order to build capabilities, innovate and pursue global prospects. 



Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs): Support of up to 70% of qualified costs

Non-SMEs: Support of up to 50% of qualified costs


You are:

  • A Singapore registered Multinational Corporation (MNC); or
  • A Small and Medium Enterprise (SME).


You need to:

  • Have clear capabilities beyond those of the other participating companies in the project,
  • Help participating companies in a manner that is beyond its normal commercial interests,
  • Refrain from selling your product(s) or service(s) to the smaller firms through the projects, and
  • Include a majority of Singaporean enterprises, even if you may be a foreign company leading the collaboration.

Note: The above is for the Lead Enterprise in any project(s) under the PACT programme.

Critical information
  • PACT projects should be driven by a Lead Enterprise that is a Singapore-registered MNC or SME.

Scope of work can cover:

Capability Development
  • Supplier/Partner Development:
    A Lead Enterprise helps existing/new suppliers upgrade their technology capabilities to improve the quality of the supply chain.
  • Co-innovation:
    A Lead Enterprise helps to co-develop and test an innovative product from its smaller supplier.
  • Knowledge Transfer:
    A Lead Enterprise develops a coaching programme to help its smaller distributors improve their cash flow management skills.

Business Development

  • Alliances or Consortium:
    A Lead Enterprise forms an alliance with smaller firms so as to jointly pursue new international projects. The smaller firms in the alliance benefit by gaining access to customers/contracts.
  • Shared Resources:
    A Lead Enterprise pools common resources with smaller firms to achieve economies of scale and/or engage in shared marketing efforts.
What to expect when applying
To apply, reach out here for application requirements or click on the "Apply Now" button below.
Useful links
For more details about the programme: Pact Programme Overview

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