Innovation Optimised!

How might PIC Scheme help growing your organisation?

Curious how the PIC Scheme can support your organisation’s investments in innovation and productivity?

Learn more about the PIC scheme and gain useful tips to optimise and secure your PIC claims, and then get more tax deductions and cash to grow your business!

If you are from a startup or SME, a CFO, Finance Manager, or a HR Manager, join us and get insights from GAC on how to qualify for the following benefits:
  • Acquisition or leasing of PIC Information Technology (IT) and Automation Equipment
  • Training of employees
  • Acquisition and In-licensing of Intellectual Property Rights
  • Registration of patents, trademarks, designs and plant varieties
  • Research and development activities
  • Design projects approved by Design Singapore Council
You will learn how your businesses can get tax deductions up to S$ 9,6 million per year (and even more with caps combination and PIC+ Scheme), and getting cash payouts up to S$ 60,000 per year based on their investments for eligible expenditures to the PIC Scheme.

Date: Thursday, 18 September 2014
Time: 3 - 4.30pm
Venue: The Hub Singapore

Who are the speakers?

Jean-Baptiste Morin is graduated with a Master Degree of Sciences in Engineering from French Grande Ecole ENSTA Bretagne since 2009. After having worked for more than 2 years with GAC in France and mastered the French R&D Tax Credit, he spent 2 years in an Indonesian University as a lecturer for students and as an innovation consultant for the university’s directorate.

Convinced that Southeast Asia and especially Singapore is becoming a very promising hub for innovation, the end of his Indonesian duties matched with significant growth of GAC in Singapore. Jean-Baptiste is now financing innovation consultant for GAC in Singapore and Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC) expert.

Christelle Gervasoni is graduated with a Master Degree in Agricultural and Environmental Engineering from French Grande Ecole AgroSup Dijon since 2008. She has worked on technology transfer issues and challenges both in France and Singapore.

She has worked with the European Chamber of Commerce on the EU-Singapore FTA and CSR in Singapore. Then, she has joined the science and higher education section of the Embassy of France in Singapore to develop Franco-Singaporean research collaborationsand to provide strategic analysis about R&D, technologies, innovation and related financing opportunities.

She has joined GAC in 2012 as Business Development Manager and she is in charge of GAC Group office

The Organiser

GAC Group is an international consulting firm specialized in R&D tax credits, innovation financing and international development. GAC supports companies to optimize their access to public funding schemes existing in countries where GAC is located: Singapore, France, Spain, Belgium, Canada and Brazil.

GAC team is composed of 300 employees including 200 scientists, engineers, tax and financial experts. More than S$ 810 million in savings and funds are generated annually for their clients (+2,500 companies).

In Singapore, GAC collaborates with companies, from startups to MNCs in all sectors, to optimize and secure their Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC) Scheme. GAC's methodology and expertise are helping companies in detecting all eligible projects and expenditures to the PIC, as well as adopting the best scenarios in line with their projects.

Event Timeline
Thu Sep 18, 2014
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM SGT
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The Hub Singapore
Public $10.00
Venue Address
113 Somerset Road, National Youth Council Academy, 238165 Singapore Singapore
The Hub Singapore