About Pollinate

For everyone who aspires and inspires.
Designed for meetings, networking and creative thinking under one roof.

Why & What

A joint initiative across three polytechnics—Ngee Ann Poly, Singapore Poly & Temasek Poly, Pollinate is an incubator that aims to support entrepreneurship effort by current polytechnic students and alumni entrepreneurs. Home to diverse industries all in one space, startups can look forward to a community of network with like-minded individuals and an ecosystem to grow their startups.

Polytechnics can use Pollinate as a platform to cross-collaborate on innovation and entrepreneurship initiatives, facilitating partnerships between Industry, Polytechnics and the startup community, leveraging on the Polytechnics’ existing wide network with the industry.

Collaboration Between NP, SP & TP


All startups from polys are welcome to apply and be supported by Pollinate.

Life-long Learning

As a poly alumni, we help you in your growth and learning even after graduation.

Open Ecosystem

Everyone can join Pollinate. If you have a promising startup, apply to be part of this!


Jan 2016
Joint Poly Incubator conceptualised by NP
Apr 2016
Birth of Pollinate, collaboration between NP, SP & TP
Aug 2016
Pollinate gained support from MOE and SPRING
Sep 2016
Submitted Funding paper to NRF
Jan 2017
Physical facilities at JTC Launchpad secured
May 2017
Pollinate becomes an Accreditated Mentor Partner for the Startup SG Founder’s Grant
May 2017
Awarded funding from NRF
Jun 2017
Pollinate receives its first 10 incubatees
Aug 2017
Another 4 incubatees join Pollinate
Sep 2017
Launch of Pollinate