The National Cohorts Office (NCO) advocates and facilitates competency building among cohorts to enhance the long-term biomedical research ecosystem in Singapore. Its roles and responsibilities are listed in the table below:  



Ecosystem Facilitator

  • Connect across cohorts and other stakeholders to build a collaborative ecosystem

Cohort Advocator

  • Highlight needs of cohorts at the national level

Competency Building

  • Establish and encourage best practices

Methodological Innovation

  • Promote development, evaluation and dissemination of relevant methods

Funding Administrator

  • Launch grant calls and administer Strategic Cohorts Funding

The NCO is hosted at the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore (NUS).

For more information on the 2022 Request for Proposals (RFP) please click here. The RFP is open from 21 Sep to 2 Nov 2022.

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