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Singapore Millennium Foundation (SMF) Research Grant Call - SoM

The 3rd Grant Call from the Singapore Millennium Foundation (SMF) is now open.


The areas of research which the SMF could consider supporting are provided in the table below:



Topics/ Areas of Research

A.    Pedagogy and Learning/ Special Needs Education

·         Enhancing user (man-machine) interfaces- a multi-disciplinary approach 

·         Development of IT tools for special education based cognitive neuroscience

B.    Ageing/ Palliative Care

·         Cost-benefit analysis of palliative care

·         Identifying :

o    the gaps in palliative care at home, the community and the hospitals

o    the needs of the Community and the required structures for care at home

o    the gaps in the required number of healthcare workers required, training and structures required to enhance healthcare 

C.    Non-Medical Bioscience

·         Finding solutions from Nature (“Biomimetic”) for Sustainable/ ”Green” industry/ Urban farming) 


*The topics /areas of research indicated are NOT exhaustive, and PIs  can submit proposals so long as it falls within the areas


Funding Information

The maximum funding quantum for each project:

Capped Amount

Maximum Duration

$250,000 per year

3 years



Application Criteria

The proposals in the above areas should preferably be in applied research, and must have direct relevance and are beneficial to Singapore. Please note that this grant is only applicable to NUS researchers.



Application Procedure

Please submit the following to NUHS Research Office by 25th Jan 2013, Friday (noon).



·         NUS Grant Endorsement Form (new version)

·         1 original hardcopy of duly-signed Grant Call Form and any supporting documents

·         Forward the Softcopy of the above to Grant_RO@nuhs.edu.sg  



Contact Us

Please contact the following staff if you have any enquiries:


Ms Clarin Ng

Tel : 6772 3723

Email: medv1085@nus.edu.sg