Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A-Star)

Creating Growth, Enhancing Lives

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The Agency for Science, Technology, and Research (A*STAR) drives mission-oriented research that advances scientific discovery and technological innovation. We play a key role in nurturing and developing talent and leaders for our Research Institutes, the wider research community, and industry.

How A*STAR helps tackle Singapore’s sustainability challenges

Climate change is one of the greatest threats to humanity. With the impacts of climate change accelerating, A*STAR is helping Singapore become more liveable and sustainable.

A*STAR’s Urban & Green Technology Horizontal Technology Programme Office (UGT HTPO) catalyzes the development of cutting-edge technologies, and provides technical consultancy and smart, sustainable solutions to public sector agencies and local enterprises.

Corporate Social Responsibility

Our CSR policy comprises three core thrusts:


Promote R&D to the community and inspire our next generation to discover the wonders of science


Promote corporate philanthropy and volunteerism to create a caring and socially responsible workforce


Promote responsible environmental practices for a sustainable world

Future Phases

Check out an overview of each competition phase below - complete rules for each phase will be released as the competition progresses.


Let’s Get Started.

To apply or join the program, please submit an application.