CSA Cybersecurity Co-Innovation and
Development Fund (CCDF)

Calling all cybersecurity solution providers.

The Cybersecurity Industry Call for Innovation brings together end-users and cybersecurity companies to innovate on pressing cybersecurity challenges. Potential solutions to these challenges can be developed into pilot projects for established organisations, such as those in the Defence, Energy, Healthcare, Maritime and National Cybersecurity sectors.

Applications for the 2019 Cybersecurity Industry Call for Innovation have closed.
 
Programme Description

The CSA Cybersecurity Co-Innovation and Development Fund (CCDF) aims to catalyse the development of innovative cybersecurity solutions to meet national cybersecurity and strategic needs, with the potential for commercial application.

The programme encourages collaborations between cybersecurity companies and end-users by facilitating the matching of industry proposals to end-user challenges and supporting the co-development of innovative cybersecurity solutions in Singapore. Awarded companies will receive funding support of up to S$1,000,000 for up to 24 months.

The CCDF info kit can be downloaded here.
 
Qualifying Criteria

  • All Singapore registered companies are eligible for the Cybersecurity Co-Innovation and Development Fund. Overseas firms that are not registered in Singapore will need to partner with a Singapore registered company to apply. 
  • All intellectual property rights developed during the funded project should be owned, managed and exploited from Singapore.
  • The project must not have commenced at the time of application.
Qualifying Costs

Funding support will be on a reimbursement basis, for the following expense items:
  • Expenditure on Manpower
  • Equipment
  • Professional Services
Submission

Applications for the 2019 Cybersecurity Industry Call for Innovation have closed.
 
Evaluation

Submitted proposals will be evaluated according to:
  • Quality of proposed solution including cost reasonableness
  • Commitment from end-user
  • Wider applicability and benefit to industry
  • Team competency

Where required, CSA may seek clarification from the applicant. Applicants may also be invited to give a short presentation to relevant end-user(s) and the CCDF Evaluation Panel.

Contact Details

For more information, please contact Yeo Boon Hui, Assistant Director, Ecosystem Development at yeo_boon_hui@csa.gov.sg.