The National Research Foundation, Singapore (NRF) is a department within the Prime Minister’s Office. The NRF sets the national direction for R&D by developing policies, plans, and strategies for research, innovation, and enterprise. It also funds strategic initiatives and builds up R&D capabilities by nurturing research talent.
The NRF aims to transform Singapore into a vibrant R&D hub that contributes towards a knowledge-intensive, innovative and entrepreneurial economy; and make Singapore a magnet for excellence in Science and Innovation.
Since 2023, the President’s Science & Technology Award has been organised by the NRF.
Learn more about the NRF at nrf.gov.sg.