Who We Are
Temasek Foundation Ecosperity is a Singapore-based non-profit philanthropic organisation that funds and supports strategic and impact-driven programmes focusing on championing the sustainability of our global ecosystem and the development of innovative solutions to improve liveability.
The objectives for which the Foundation is established in 2016 are to bring about enduring solutions, systems and capabilities against environmental, biological and other adversities affecting the population to enhance sustained liveability in Singapore and beyond. The Foundation may, either by itself or in collaboration or partnership with appropriate entities, facilitate, host and fund activities and programmes aligned to its objectives.
Mr Teo Ming Kian
Vertex Venture Holdings Limited
Dr Howard Califano
SMART Innovation Centre
Mr Khoo Teng Chye
Centre for Liveable Cities
Mr Tan Cheng Gay
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
EnGro Corporation Limited
Mr Rajiv Wahi
Aris PrimePartners Asset Management Pte Ltd
Mr Zhuang Chenchao
Managing Director, Zebra Global Capital
Co-founder and Former Chief Executive Officer, Qunar.com
Call for Proposals
Temasek Foundation Ecosperity opens its third call for proposals for sustainable, innovative solutions to improve liveability on 1 February 2018. This is part of a regular and open cycle of calls, made twice yearly by the Foundation. The next open call is scheduled to be made in the second half of 2018.
Interested parties, such as individuals or groups, researchers, collaborators, institutions, organisations or companies, are invited to apply for funding for their project in focal areas such as air, biodiversity, chemical safety, energy, food, infectious disease management, land, noise, waste management, water, and weather and climate. In line with the aim of eventual commercialisation, applicants are encouraged to work closely with industry partners who can support the scaling-up and operationalising of their technologies.
Temasek Foundation Ecosperity provides funding support of approximately S$6 million for four innovative projects that propose to deliver real and substantial improvements in our liveability conditions. Announced on 11 January 2017, this is the first batch of proposals supported by the Foundation. The four are:
The Foundation seeks to help innovators overcome initial obstacles to reach a stage where they can demonstrate the effectiveness of their ideas for eventual application. Read the press release for more details.