Overview of Accreditation@IMDA Programme
As a key contributor to the Digital Economy strategy, the Accreditation@IMDA programme has a vital role in growing and nurturing the local ICM technology ecosystem. The programme was launched in July 2014 to:
Accredit promising and innovative Singapore-based high-growth ICM product companies to establish credentials and position them as qualified contenders to government and large enterprise buyers.
Provide potential end users with the assurance of the accredited companies’ product core functionalities and ability to deliver.
Build an innovative technopreneur ecosystem to drive economic growth, inspire the younger generation, and build more innovative products and tech product companies that can scale overseas.
To achieve accreditation, companies have to be evaluated on three aspects: Technical, Financial and Operations, as shown in Figure 1.
FIGURE 1: KEY AREAS FOR ACCREDITATION EVALUATION
To date, 17 local-based companies offering a varied of innovative tech products have been accredited and more companies are currently undergoing the accreditation process.
Helping Companies Win Work
|Strategically reached out to more than 250 key decision makers in more than 100 government agencies and leading enterprises, to create recurring market access platforms.
||Co-created strategic projects to generate breakthrough market opportunities.
||Accelerated expansion into international markets through strategic partners’ worldwide footprint.
||Increased the company’s attractiveness to investors and increase the company’s valuation.
Continuing Outcomes (Updated as of 31st May 2017)
|Over S$70 million worth of government project opportunities created for accredited companies.To date, more than 90 projects have been awarded.
||The accreditation process and increased business traction also increases the attractiveness for growth capital investment by changing the risk reward ratio for investors. To-date, S$28.9 million of new growth capital has been invested in 9 of our companies during and after accreditation.
A summary of the process for Accreditation@IMDA is illustrated in the figure below.
Interested companies can find out more on the details of the process in our Guidelines and Terms and Conditions
Accredited Company List (Updated as of 31st May 2017)
The following is a list of companies whose products have attained the accredited status:
For clarifications or to find out more details on the programme, please contact email@example.com.
One of our strategic partners, Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA), is keen to connect with technology-SMEs who possess innovative and game-changing ideas that can contribute to Singapore’s defence capabilities. If you are interested, DSTA would like to hear from you at https://www.dsta.gov.sg/business/introduce-your-company.