MD / MBBS / BDS / PhD
Singaporean/ Permanent Resident
Transition Award aims:
Applicants are expected to "differentiate" into one of the three CS tracks of TCR, HPHSR or health technology.
Areas of Research
This programme is open to applications on all research areas. Applicants focusing on translation of research and innovations into healthcare in the following strategic areas (covering both expertise in technology as well as use case areas) will be prioritised:
Medical Technology (MedTech), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Data Science and Digital Health
Epidemiology, Population Health and Implementation Science
Healthy and Meaningful Longevity
Family Medicine and Primary Care
The award includes up to $300k grant support, with 30% indirect costs and and between 0.5 FTE and 0.7 FTE salary support for protected time in research over 4 years.
For more information about the funding details, please take a look at the
website here (internet accessible link).
All research must be conducted in Singapore at a public research institute, hospital/centre or medical school.
Applicant should not have outstanding reports from NMRC grants and other national grants.
Applicant may only submit one application to the human capital/talent awards (i.e. STaR, CSA, HCSA, CIA and TA) for each round of grant call.
Applicant is only allowed up to 2 resubmissions following an unsuccessful first submission.
1 Clinicians with recognised specialty training are:
2 Applicants who are submitting on an exception basis are to submit their CV (with track records including publication records and grants held as PIs/Co-PIs in the past 5 years) to the Secretariat to determine their eligibility prior to submitting a full proposal.
All applications must be submitted and endorsed by the Host Institution's Research Director online via IGMS (internet accessible link).
Ms Hiu Ai Ping
Please download the 'Application Guide and Template' documents from NMRC's website here (internet accessible link).
For more information on TA, please visit NMRC's website
here (internet accessible link).