A NATIONAL EFFORT TO CREATE INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS
SINGAPORE A SMART NATION
AN ECONOMY POWERED BY TECHNOLOGY
Singapore is fast propelling towards being an innovation hub and to reach its goal of becoming the world’s first Smart Nation. The conducive environment in this small but powerful nation attracts both entrepreneurs and technology leaders from all over the world. As the gateway to Asia, the tiny island of Singapore is already recognised as one of the world's leading innovative country.
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GATEWAY TO INNOVATION
The Singapore government recognises that an economy powered by digital innovation is the biggest driving force for growth and competitiveness. Rising against all odds, the country is quickly transforming itself in its relentless quest to become the heart of global innovation.
In order to enable a culture of Innovation, creating a conducive environment for venture capitalists and MNCs, and the implementation of start-up accelerators such as Launchpad @ one-north and SGInnovate are essential.
Singapore awarded as Smart City of 2018 at Smart City Expo World Congress.
Through the leverage of data and technology, a host of solutions and digital apps have been developed all in the pursuit of becoming a true Smart Nation.
‘Smart Urban Mobility’ that seeks to enhance public transportation
‘Data Innovation Programme Office (DIPO)’ to encourage more flexibility in data-sharing among start-ups and businesses.
'Smart Towns' to create liveable, efficient and sustainable and safe living environments for Singaporeans.
The government has created a wide array of resources and solutions for businesses to tap on. From AI apprenticeship programmes with a focus on AI/machine learning system to a FinTech innovation lab that supports the experimentation of FinTech solution, and even early stage funding for start-ups with proprietary ideas.
Singapore has become a beacon of urban transformation and a leader on smart urban solutions. Using technology and innovation, the common goal is to enhance the economy and improve the lives of people.
CROSS-BORDER ASEAN COLLABORATION
To benefit and improve the economies of the ASEAN region, it is vital to share good ideas and explore collaborations with neighbouring cities. In 2018, the ASEAN Smart Cities Network (ASCN) was established as a platform to harness business opportunities from urbanisation and forge solutions against complex strategic challenges like cyber-threats and trade friction.