Small & Medium Enterprises
In today’s globalised business environment, it has become even more important for SMEs to constantly enhance their productivity so as to stay competitive and relevant. Through the Infocomm@SME initiative, IDA provides comprehensive assistance that enable SMEs in Singapore to level up their business with the use of infocomm.
Please note that with effect from 1 April 2014, accounting and finance related modules that are part of a bigger solution that are not listed in IRAS' Accounting Software Register will not be supported under iSPRINT.
To ICT Solution Providers : In order for your solution to gain compliance, please contact IRAS or download the developer guide.
Programmes and Initiatives
Getting started with infocomm? IDA’s grant and resources for SMEs are designed to make infocomm adoption accessible and hassle-free. Find out how your business can tap on our support today.
ICT for Productivity and Growth (IPG) Programme
The ICT for Productivity and Growth (IPG) Programme seeks to accelerate the adoption of ICT solutions amongst SMEs and boost SMEs' productivity over three years (FY14 - 16).
The IPG comprises 3 key initiatives:
- Scaling up proven ICT solutions;
- Piloting of emerging solutions; and
- Enabling high-speed connectivity for businesses.
iSPRINT Grant Scheme
iSPRINT is an integrated grant scheme led by IDA in collaboration with SPRING Singapore and the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS). With IDA as the one-stop gateway for grant applications, SMEs can get funding assistance for a wide scope of qualifying costs, ranging from basic, ready-to-use IT packages to large-scale, tailor-made enterprise systems.
- iSPRINT (Packaged Solutions)
iSPRINT (Packaged Solutions) consist of pre-qualified solutions that are available off-the-shelf or on a pay-per-use basis. SMEs can claim up to 70 per cent of the qualifying costs for their first purchase of a packaged solution listed under each solution category.
- iSPRINT Customised Solutions
The iSPRINT scheme makes it easy and convenient for SMEs to seek assistance in infocomm adoption by supporting them in the use of pre-qualified packaged solutions or customised solutions that will help them in their business.
SME Infocomm Resource Centres
SME Infocomm Resource Centres (SIRCs) provide advisory and pre-project consultancy services, as well as IT clinics and workshops for SMEs. There are currently two SIRCs set up by IDA in collaboration with the Singapore Institute of Retail Studies and Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCCI).