Pre-Approval of ICM Vendors' Solutions


Infocomm Media (ICM) vendors play a key role in the SMEs Go Digital programme.

If you are an ICM vendor with ready digital solutions proven to deliver productivity gains to SMEs, we invite you to attend our Monthly ICM Vendor Briefing to find out more about how you can submit your solution for pre-approval under the programme.

Who is it for

  • Vendors with ready ICM digital solutions that are sector-specific or that cut across various sectors


Pre-approved solutions can be adopted by SMEs with support from the Productivity Solutions Grant. Such pre-approved solutions – assessed by IMDA to be effective, market-tested and cost-effective – will be made available on Tech Depot.

How to apply

  • Evaluation Criteria:

    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 SectorVersionPublish Date
 Generic (applicable to all industries) 19-3.018 Oct 2019
 Cyber Security 19-3.018 Oct 2019
 Early Childhood 19-3.018 Oct 2019
 Environmental Services 19-3.018 Oct 2019
 Financial Services 19-1.03 May 2019
 Food Services 19-3.018 Oct 2019
 Logistics 19-3.018 Oct 2019
 Media 19-3.018 Oct 2019
 Retail 19-3.018 Oct 2019
 Sea Transport 19-3.018 Oct 2019
 Security 19-3.018 Oct 2019
 Tourism 19-3.018 Oct 2019
 Wholesale Trade 19-3.018 Oct 2019

ICM Vendors may proceed to submit the completed Vendor Self-Assessment Checklist and supporting documents to via email.

Beta Test of Pre-Approval System

From Q3 2019 onwards, ICM Vendors may submit the completed Vendor Self-Assessment Checklist and supporting documents via the Pre-Approval System. The Pre-Approval System is currently under beta testing. Vendors who wish to participate in the beta testing may click here to access the Pre-Approval System and submit the completed checklist. Beta testers can refer to the Pre-Approval System User Manual here (3.55MB)

  • Pre-Approval Process:

ICM Vendors Pre-approval Process

1 IMDA conducts monthly Vendor Briefings to share details on the SMEs Go Digital programme. For more information on the upcoming briefings, please refer to Monthly ICM Vendor Briefing.

2 Application form will be released to shortlisted vendors ONLY. It takes approximately 2 to 3 months to process and notify the vendor on the outcome of the application. 

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Last updated on: 18 Oct 2019