EXISTING SCHEMES FOR DESIGNERS & DESIGN BUSINESSES
Good Design Research
This initiative by the DesignSingapore Council will support designers and design enterprises to:
Design new systems and processes that are more sustainable and resilient against external shocks, in light of how COVID-19 has impacted businesses and their supply chains worldwide;
Research and experiment with new materials, technologies and processes to create new products, services and experiences that will help tackle global issues;
Be equipped with enhanced knowledge, skills, networks and resources to develop globally relevant and impactful solutions, while meeting the increasingly complex needs of clients.
To find out more, click here or contact email@example.com.
SkillsFuture Study Award for Design
This award will support design and non-design professionals who want to take this time to deepen their technical skills in design or pick up new skills in adjacent domains in business, technology and innovation.
Eligible recipients may receive S$5,000 monetary award
In view of COVID-19, online learning courses are now eligible for support, if training providers are able to meet the criteria
Shared Services for Designers
DesignSingapore Council has put together a panel of service providers who are offering designers preferential rates 20 - 50% lower than typical fees
Services include Accounting, Human Resources, Corporate Secretariat services and Public Relations
Design for Business: User Journey Mapping
This initiative by DesignSingapore and Enterprise Singapore is for SMEs to swiftly:
Improve their understanding of how users and employees interact with their products, services and processes; and
Identify growth and improvement opportunities through a user-centric approach
Certified Management Consultants could recommend this scheme to new and existing SME clients, as part of their business development efforts. For further information, please click here or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Start Digital Pack
This initiative by IMDA is for new SMEs and SMES new to using digital technology.