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The following costs may be considered for co-funding:
• Manpower
• Equipment
• Material
• Professional Services / Subcontracting
• Acquisition of Intellectual Property Rights.
7. SMEs Go Digital
SMEs Go Digital is designed to help SMEs embrace digital technologies and build strong capabilities in technology to seize opportunities for growth in the Digital Economy.
SMEs Go Digital takes on a structured and inclusive approach towards the adoption of digital technologies by SMEs. In addition to deploying productivity tools such as digital ordering and payment and fleet management, the programme supports SMEs to develop digital capabilities such as cyber security, data protection, and data analytics.
SMEs, who have just started their business or are new to digital technology, can now take up a Start Digital Pack to give them a head start in going digital. All SMEs can benefit from starting with the right foundational digital tools, which will help position their business well for growth, resilience and productivity.
8. Technology Adoption Programme (TAP)
Technology Adoption Programme (TAP) helps to improve the accessibility to technology for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to enhance their productivity and innovation.
It supports collaboration amongst public sector research institutes, private sector technology providers, Institutes of Higher Learning, Trade Associations and Chambers (TACs) and private sector system integrators, to identify and translate new technologies into Ready-to-Go (RTG) solutions.
Examples of RTG technology solutions include:
• RFID/barcode-based Item Management & Tracking System
• Production Planning and Tracking Program
• Maintenance Management System
The RTG technology solution deployment must be carried out in Singapore and should lead to at least 20% productivity gain such as process improvement or cost savings.
Participating SMEs should meet the following criteria:
• Registered and operating in Singapore
• Have a minimum of 30% local shareholding
• Have group annual sales turnover of not more than $100 million OR group
employment size of not more than 200 employees

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