Use statistics as a drunken man uses lampposts - for support rather than for illumination. ~Andrew Lang

Research and Advisory Services

Get involved with our research activities and let us know what problems would you like us to examine that would benefit your business as well as other businesses in similar situations.

Types of Research Available

Fundamental Research
Experimental or theoretical research undertaken to acquire new knowledge without any direct practical application or use in view.

Industrial Research
Planned research or critical investigation aimed at the acquisition of new knowledge and skills for developing new products, processes or services or for bringing about a significant improvement in existing products, processes or services.

Experimental Development
This means the acquiring, combining, shaping and using of existing scientific, technological, business and other relevant knowledge and skills for the purpose of producing plans and arrangements or designs for new, altered or improved products, processes or services.

Technical Feasibility Studies
The objective of technical feasibility study research is to assist business to work, either individually or collaboratively, with other industrial or research organisations on Research & Development that requires an initial study prior to embarking on a subsequent and larger R&D project. These studies are considered to be further away from the market than the project itself and therefore higher aid intensities apply.

Project that span more than one category of research
The competition scope will specify in which category of R&D the project must sit. However, there may be a need for some projects to include work packages which represent more than one category of research.

Advisory Services on Funding
When you are in a business company, research organization, or public sector organization/charity doing research activity, our team is able to guide you on how to find investors from Technology Strategy Board to fund your business.

We have our experts on business planning who can help you with submission on project cost details and financial projector. Through this advisory services, we help organizations with outstanding research ideas to develop and explore their research through appropriate funding system.