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Singapore Awards Over $23 Million To Grant Call For R&D

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Sustainable Urban Food Production


The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) has awarded over $23 million in funding to 12 projects under the grant call for research and development (R&D) in ‘Sustainable Urban Food Production’. The grant call is under the Singapore Food Story (SFS) R&D Programme which aims to develop the local agri-tech R&D ecosystem and sustainable urban food solutions to support Singapore’s “30 by 30” goal for food security. The grant call will provide funding
support for innovative research projects that address challenges facing the tropical aquaculture and urban agriculture industries

Genetic Improvement of Indoor
Farming Crops

National University of Singapore (NUS);
Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory (TLL)

Improving yield, cultivating
efficiency and nutrient quality of
hydroponically-grown crops with
rapid testing of growth conditions
and gene expression analysis

Nanyang Technological University (NTU);
ComCrop; Artisan Green

Real-time crop health monitoring
and nutrient analysis system for
waste reduction and productivity
improvement in hydroponic

Nanyang Technological University (NTU);
Panasonic Factory Solutions

Urban-metabolic Farming-module
(UmFm): a novel farming module
towards eco-resilient megacity
farmscape in 2030

Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT);
Tohoku University; Netatech; Tampines
Town Council



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