The electronics industry will get is set for a key boost with the plans under the Electronics Industry Transformation Map. It aims to strengthen the industry’s innovation capabilities to harness new opportunities in future applications such as wearables, industrial Internet of Things (IoT), drones, augmented reality, and virtual reality.
As your key partners, trade associations and innovation centres have many initiatives to sharpen your competitiveness.
Tap into the expertise of the Centre of Innovation for Electronics and IoT (COI-EIoT) to develop innovative technologies and products that are commercially viable.
You can connect with technology and commercial partners, research institutions and other industry players to develop electronics-related products, systems, services and processes.
The COI-EIoT hosts an IoT Open Innovation community (IOIC). The IOIC is an open innovation network that brings together enterprises, technology partners, research and knowledge institutions and relevant industry catalysts to explore, experiment, collaborate and exploit the potential of the IoT for new business innovations, opportunities and growth.
You can leverage this networking platform to explore opportunities of partnership and collaboration between enterprises and lead demand organisations to co-innovate IoT solutions to establish new markets in the emerging IoT space.
Receive funding support from Enterprise Singapore’s PACT Programme to defray between 50% to 70% of your project cost when you collaborate with a lead enterprise to develop and test innovative solutions.
PACT supports multinational corporations (MNCs), small and medium-sized enterprises, and startups to work together to enable knowledge transfer, capability upgrading and co-development of new solutions.
MNCs that participated in past projects include Intel, National Instruments and NXP Semiconductors. They have worked with local companies to develop solutions ranging from NFC platforms to solar-powered gateways.
Find out if you are eligible for PACT.
Plug into JTC’s next-generation infrastructure solutions and purpose-built facility to start up quickly, with the flexibility to customise your semiconductor-related manufacturing activities and cleanroom space.
Explore this plug-and-play, quick-start space that meets the stringent operational requirements of semiconductor manufacturers.
Access the training and network opportunities at the Singapore Semiconductor Industry Association (SSIA).
The SSIA looks into research & development, technology collaborations, business matching opportunities, and skills development. It has programmes to groom the next-generation of leaders in the semiconductor and electronics industry.
You can work with SSIA for design, manufacturing, capability building, or business development, whether you are a multinational corporation, startup or small and medium-sized enterprise.
Find out more about the programmes at SSIA.
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.