CoT V5 1st Grant Call
The CoT V5 1st Grant Call has been launched on 6 February 2023 on the Integrated Grant Management System (IGMS). The call closes on 31 March 2023, 2:00pm
It is mandatory for all applications to be submitted through IGMS with endorsement from the Host Institution’s Director of Research (or equivalent) by the closing date. Late submissions or submissions from individual applicants without endorsement from the Host Institution will not be entertained. Separate submissions outside of IGMS will not be considered.
The award details, eligibility criteria, requirements, submission mode and more information can be found in the Information Sheet and FAQs below. Please refer to Annex C of the Information Sheet for detailed information on each Call Topic.
*Please note that the Grant Call FAQs will be updated periodically. Interested grant call applicants should refer to this webpage for the latest FAQs.
The Call Topics of the CoT V5 1st Grant Call are listed in the table below.
|S/N||Call Topic||R&D Themes||Max. funding support (incl. indirect costs)||IGMS Application Link||Call Topic FAQs|
|1||Tree-Root Anchorage and Non-Destructive Testing Development for Constrained Urban Planting Spaces||Safe, productive, and multi-functional urban greenery||up to S$3.5mil||Apply||Call Topic 1 FAQs (Updated as of 2 March 2023)|
|2||The Ectomycorrhizal-Microbial-Soil Nutrition Axis in Improving Growth of Dipterocarps in Urban and Forested Areas||Safe, productive, and multi-functional urban greenery||up to S$1.5mil||Apply||Call Topic 2 FAQs (Updated as of 16 March 2023)|
|3||Enhancing Low Maintenance and Resilient Naturalistic Landscapes along Roads and within Housing Estates||Safe, productive, and multi-functional urban greenery||up to S$0.65mil||Apply||Call Topic 3 FAQs (Updated as of 2 March 2023)|
|4||Landscape and Well-being||
Managing human-nature relationships
|up to S$2.0mil||Apply||Call Topic 4 FAQs (Updated as of 9 March 2023)|
|5||Assessment of Nutrient Dynamics in Ecosystems in Singapore||
Nature-based solutions for inland climate change adaptation
|up to S$1.82mil||Apply|
A briefing session on the CoT V5 1st Grant Call was held on 20 February 2023, 4:00 - 6:00 pm, Singapore time (UTC +08:00). Please refer to the slide deck for the presentation materials for the briefing session.
Overview of 1st Grant Call
Call Topic 1:
“Tree-Root Anchorage and Non-Destructive Testing Development for Constrained Urban Planting Spaces”
Call Topic 2:
“The Ectomycorrhizal-Microbial-Soil Nutrition Axis in Improving Growth of Dipterocarps in Urban and Forested Areas”
Call Topic 3:
“Enhancing Low Maintenance and Resilient Naturalistic Landscapes along Roads and within Housing Estates”
Call Topic 4:
“Landscape and Well-being”
Call Topic 5:
“Assessment of Nutrient Dynamics in Ecosystems in Singapore”
Note: A short Q&A timeslot will be allocated during the presentation of each Call Topic (strictly capped at 15 mins each). This final Q&A session will be dedicated for any additional questions that have not yet been addressed earlier.
For enquiries, please contact us at CoTV5@nparks.gov.sg.
For any other enquiries pertaining to the IGMS system, please email IGMS helpdesk at Helpdesk@researchgrant.gov.sg.