National Research Foundation (NRF)

The Berkeley Education Alliance for Research in Singapore (BEARS) center is funded by the National Research Foundation (NRF) of Singapore under its Campus for Research Excellence and Technological Enterprise (CREATE) programme. A department within the Prime Minister's Office, NRF sets the national direction for research and development (R&D) by developing policies, plans and strategies for research, innovation and enterprise. It also funds strategic initiatives and builds up R&D capabilities by nurturing research talent.