Infocomm Media (ICM) vendors play a key role in enabling enterprises with digital capabilities that will help them grow and reap productivity gains.
IMDA reaches out to ICM vendors through our Monthly ICM Vendor Briefings. At these sessions, we share about the SMEs Go Digital programme and how you can apply for pre-approval of your digital solution under the programme.
- (NEW!) From 19 Aug 2021, publication of new solution category “Digital Marketing Packages” under the Generic sector. Please refer to the Generic checklist in the table below for more information.
- From 1 Jul 2021, vulnerability assessment report is mandatory for the Generic - e-Commerce - Online Shop (B2C), Retail and Food Services solution categories that capture personal data. Please refer to the respective checklists in the table below for more information.
- From 1 Sep 2021, Open API requirements will be mandatory for the Food Services solution categories. Please refer to the checklist in the table below for more information.
As an alternative to physical meetings during the COVID-19 situation, ICM vendors can view a video recording of a past Vendor Briefing on SGTech’s website. Once done, you simply need to answer 3 MCQ questions, and accept an undertaking that you have watched the video in full. ICM vendors may then proceed with the submission as guided by instructions on sgd.org.sg.
Who is it for
Vendors with ready ICM digital solutions that are sector-specific or that cut across various sectors.
Pre-approved solutions are assessed by IMDA to be effective, market-tested and cost-effective. They may be eligible to be considered for the various Government incentive support.
For solution categories that can be eligible for grant support such as Productivity Solutions Grant (PSG), please refer to GoBusiness Gov Assist.
How to apply
To be pre-approved under the programme, you will be evaluated on capacity and capability; as well as whether your solution meets the requirements of target sectors.
ICM vendors can download and complete the Vendor Self-Assessment Checklist for the following sectors, to determine if your digital solution is eligible for pre-approval under the programme.
|Checklist by Sector||Version||Publish Date|
|Generic (applicable to all industries)||21-3.1||19 Aug 2021|
|Advanced Manufacturing||21-3.1||13 Aug 2021|
|Construction and Facilities Management||21-3.1||13 Aug 2021|
|Cybersecurity||21-3.0||13 Aug 2021|
|Early Childhood||21-3.1||23 Aug 2021|
|Estate Agency||21-3.0||13 Aug 2021|
|Financial Services||21-3.0||13 Aug 2021|
|Food Services||21-3.0||19 Aug 2021|
|Healthcare||21-3.0||13 Aug 2021|
|Logistics||21-3.0||13 Aug 2021|
|Marine and Offshore Engineering||21-3.0||13 Aug 2021|
|Process Construction and Maintenance||21-3.0
||13 Aug 2021|
|Retail||21-2.0||20 Apr 2021|
|Sea Transport||21-3.0||13 Aug 2021|
|Security||21-3.0||13 Aug 2021|
|Tourism||21-3.0||13 Aug 2021
|Wholesale Trade||21-3.0||13 Aug 2021|
ICM Vendors may proceed to submit the completed Vendor Self-Assessment Checklist and supporting documents online through the SMEs Go Digital Pre-Approval System. Please note that LOIs signed by 5 local SMEs are no longer required to be submitted as part of the supporting documents.
- SMEs Go Digital Pre-Approval System:
From 1 January 2020, all new and re-applications for pre-approval will be received online through the SMEs Go Digital Pre-Approval System. Please click here to access the Pre-Approval System and submit the completed checklist. For more information on how to use the system, download the User Guide here (3.64MB) or scan the QR code below: