MPA and PIER71™ have established strategic partnerships to strengthen our outreach and support to marinetech start-ups. We work closely with key partners to jointly build the ecosystem.
One aspect of this partnership is with notable maritime accelerators. Below are the accelerator partners of MPA, and the benefits that start-ups under their programme may be able to access.
Accelerator Partners of MPA
| Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) – Ventures
||Focused on green and technology-driven growth, it offers an intensive three-month mentorship-based programme, which includes a demo day to pitch to industry experts.
|Ocean of Opportunities (O3) Challenge
||Backed by Ocean Network Express, the challenge offers mentorship, industry exposure, and a boot camp to work on a proof-of-concept with corporate partners.
||Offers access to an extensive network of PSA expertise, resources and opportunities to unbox your ideas into a sustainable business with a go-to-market strategy.
|Rainmaking Trade & Transport Programme
||An innovation platform focusing on decarbonisation and supply chain resilience, that produces commercial partnerships. Start-ups work with corporate partners on pilot or venture plans.
In addition to PIER71™ alumni, start-ups that successfully graduate from these programmes can apply for MPA’s MINT-STARTUP grant, to support their pilot projects.
The application process is as follows:
- Setting Up in Singapore
- Setting Up Your Maritime Business in Singapore
- Applying for Employment Passes
- Registering a Ship
- Programmes to Support Your Maritime Business
- Developing Manpower
- Innovation and R&D
- Maritime Innovation Ecosystem
- MPA Living Lab
- Funding Schemes
- MINT Fund Call for Proposals
- Technology Conferences and Webinars
- Milestones & Projects
- Maritime Digitalisation Playbook
- Marinetech Start-up Playbook
- Programmes and Projects