Data Collaborative Programme (DCP)


The Data Collaborative Programme (DCP), formerly known as the Data Sandbox Programme, seeks to support and grow industry operators exploring how to implement and manage mechanisms that allow for safe and economically-sustainable data sharing. It supports:

  • Regulatory guidance and provisioning for regulatory sandboxing
  • Co-funding for eligible project and costs
  • Technical advisory

Who can apply?

Singapore-registered companies that are offering or keen to offer data sharing platform as a service.

How to apply?

Interested companies can write in to, or approach an IMDA Data Innovation Programme Office (DIPO) officer for discussion.

Other useful information

Related Programme:

  • Startup Station Singapore
    Startups that are innovating with Data and AI may check out Startup Station Singapore, a joint programme by IMDA and Facebook, to provide start-ups with mentorship and guidance for their businesses.  Recruitment of Season 1 has closed and interested startups can look forward to Season 2 at end of 2019.

Useful Guides:

  • Data Sharing Guide
    For more information on regulatory sandbox, please refer to the guide (1.23MB).

  • Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) & the Advisory Guidelines
    Businesses planning to share personal data, within and between companies, can read up on the PDPA, and the Advisory Guidelines published by the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC)

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Last updated on: 02 Jul 2019