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Companies incorporated/registered in Singapore and have at least three of the below core business functions/activities operating within Singapore are eligible to enjoy iMAP support.
• Market development and planning
• Logistics and shipping management
• Research, development and design functions
• Manufacturing and other value-added activity
• Business and investment planning
• Banking, financial and treasury functions
17. Market Readiness Assistance (MRA) Grant
Companies looking to market products and services overseas can defray up to 70% of third-party costs through the MRA grant.
Companies can apply for financial assistance for pre-determined activities focused on overseas market set-ups, identification of overseas business partners and overseas market promotion.
• All Singapore-based small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that have:
• Global HQ anchored in Singapore
• Annual turnover of less than S$100 million per annum based on the most
recent audited report
Funding Support:
• 70% of the eligible cost for activities listed below, capped at S$20,000 per company per fiscal year
• Maximum of two applications per fiscal year, starting on 1 April and ending on 31 March the following year
• Limited to one activity (e.g. market entry, or participation in a trade fair) per application
18. Pact Programme
The PACT programme encourages mutually beneficial collaborations between companies. The nature of collaboration should go beyond regular business activities.
One enterprise should undertake the role of a leader (known as a “Lead Enterprise”) in driving projects to benefit the group of companies.
Support for SMEs will be capped at 70% and non-SMEs at 50% of the qualifying costs.
• PACT projects should be driven by a Lead Enterprise, which is a Singapore registered company. It can be an MNC or a Singapore company.

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