The built environment industry is set for a big capability boost with a $150 million "Cities of Tomorrow Research & Development" programme. You can also look forward to support from Build.SG, a transformation office in capability-building, technology adoption, overseas opportunities, as well as skills upgrading for workers.
As your key partners, trade associations and chambers of commerce (TAC) have many initiatives to sharpen your company’s competitiveness. TACs can also apply for funding under the Local Enterprise and Association Development Programme to drive capability building and internationalisation projects for companies in your industry.
Plug into Infrastructure Asia, a new platform co-led by Enterprise Singapore and the Monetary Authority of Singapore that facilitates information exchange, infrastructure investments and financing.
This initiative brings together government agencies, as well as local and international players in the infrastructure industry. They include infrastructure developers, institutional investors, multilaterals, and companies providing legal, accounting, and financial services.
Learn more about how Infrastructure Asia supports the region’s economic and social growth through infrastructure development.
The Built Environment Digitalisation Programme (BEDP) aims to support Built Environment (BE) companies to digitalise easily and achieve productivity gains in your operations and gain better business intelligence capabilities. This support is available from 10 January 2022 to 31 August 2022.
Through this programme, you can engage one of the appointed IT solution providers – MSC Consulting, Synergix Technologies and Yonyou – to adopt pre-defined and specialised digital solution packages. The packages offered include:
Eligible local BE companies will receive a one-time support to defray 80% of qualifying costs.
Find out more and apply with your preferred IT solution provider below by 31 August 2022. Applications will be assessed by the IT solution providers.
Start Digital is an initiative, in collaboration with IMDA, under the SMEs Go Digital programme to help SMEs adopt digital solutions right from the start.
New companies often prioritise business development and profit generation. As a result, operations management may take a backseat. By digitalising early, you can better focus and capture opportunities for your business without being constrained by day-to-day operations.
With our Start Digital Pack, SMEs can get access to modular digital solutions that will help accelerate their start up process and business growth. For more information, visit www.imda.gov.sg/StartDigital.
Bank on the deep expertise and vast networks of the Real Estate Developers Association of Singapore (REDAS) to expand your business overseas. It is the leading professional and representative body for the local real estate industry. Many of its members have expanded their business overseas and ventured successfully to cities in Asia, Australia, the Middle East and Europe.
If you are thinking of taking your real estate business overseas, seek out REDAS’ industry research programmes, networking events and training programmes for insights.
Tap Singapore Contractors’ Association (SCAL)’s wide network of local and overseas contractors, as well as local and foreign government authorities, for technology exchange and business opportunities. SCAL’s active participation in regional partner organisations further propel business opportunities in the region for its members.
Wish to brush up your employees’ expertise in workplace safety and environment sustainability? Look out for SCAL’s seminars and workshops on these topics and more.
Build your employees’ capability in hotel management by sending them to networking sessions, learning journeys and seminars organised by the Singapore Hotel Association (SHA). SHA is the umbrella body for hotels in Singapore. You may also send your new recruits or existing employees for formal training courses run by SHA’s training arm, SHATEC.
List your hotel as a member in the hotel reservation website managed by Singapore Hotel Association, to reach a wider pool of customers.
Nominate your employees for SHA’s Excellent Service Awards if they have delivered exceptional service for your guests.
Send your employees to continuing professional development (CPD) courses run by the Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA). This helps them refresh their skills and progress in their careers, as well as increase the capabilities of your firm. WIth the structured accreditation process, they will earn CPD points for the CPD events attended, which are needed to renew their architecture practice licences annually.
The CPD events include seminars, courses, workshops and conferences. There are also competitions and exhibitions run by the Board of Architects-SIA or its accredited providers, such as government agencies and tertiary institutions.
Discover a host of other members’ benefits, including speaking and publishing opportunities, as well as discounted rates for architectural softwares.