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Strategic alliance aims to co-create smart city solutions
15 Apr 2021
Singtel and Surbana Jurong are joining forces to accelerate the digital transformation of key industries, initally focusing on smart and sustainable integrated facilities management.
Singapore, Seoul and London top smart city governance ranking
31 Mar 2021
Cities were recognised for not only being advanced in terms of technologies adopted throughout the city, but in their government’s efforts to bring the city population along with their digitalisation journey.
Robots trialled for on-demand parcel and grocery delivery in Punggol
18 Mar 2021
The public-private one-year trial is underway in Punggol and aims to pave the way for wider use of autonomous robot couriers for on-demand deliveries to consumers in Singapore.
Singapore builds talent pipeline in 5G and emerging tech
16 Feb 2021
Telecoms company Singtel is partnering with IMDA and academia to attract and build a ready pool of capable talent to help deliver innovative products and services.
Singapore’s president launches national Digital for Life movement
09 Feb 2021
It seeks to bring the whole nation together in collective efforts to help all Singaporeans have the necessary digital tools, skills and habits to succeed in the future.
Collaboration to help shape the future of smarter living in Singapore
12 Jan 2021
Collaboration aims to foster innovation, creativity and tackle several issues of importance such as smart mobility, intelligent urban development and sustainability in Singapore.
Companies partner to offer smart cities blockchain-enabled global data exchange
09 Dec 2020
The companies want to deliver a new level of trust and control for cities and provide municipal and commercial clients with unaltered and traceable data that ties back to its original source.
Singapore invests $12m in industry-driven blockchain research
08 Dec 2020
The national initiative aims to align blockchain technology research with the needs of the industry to facilitate the development, commercialisation and adoption of wider real-world applications.
Smart cities sustainable financing framework launched in Asia
25 Nov 2020
The United Overseas Bank wants to make sustainable financing more accessible to companies that are helping to create smart cities but businesses must meet the criteria.
IMDA and IBM join forces to accelerate digital skills development in Singapore
24 Nov 2020
IBM’s programme aims to meet the demand for technology consulting and deep technical skills needed to support the acceleration of digital transformation across all industries.
Greentech companies join forces to build renewable energy certificate ecosystem
17 Nov 2020
The companies claim that their end-to-end approach reduces the time taken for renewable energy asset owners to acquire Recs, from three months to less than a week.
"Battery box" renewable energy project announced for the Netherlands
03 Nov 2020
The Engie project uses Kiwi Power’s bespoke hardware and virtual power plant software to provide grid flexibility to the system operator TenneT.
Singapore opens smart city co-innovation lab
29 Oct 2020
The lab aims to bring together leaders in the smart cities space to co-create and test innovations with local built environment and technology companies in a live environment.
SBF and IMDA renew commitment to drive digital transformation
23 Sep 2020
Digital transformation "key" to remaining relevant and competitive in Covid-19 era.
Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running
17 Sep 2020
The 2020 Smart City Index measures citizens’ perceptions of the impact that technology has on their lives, surveying them on areas such as governance, health and safety, mobility and opportunities.
$9m “people-centric” smart city research project for Singapore
16 Sep 2020
The National University of Singapore and ST Engineering are collaborating on the multi-year digital technologies programme to address evolving urban challenges.
Singapore launches barrier-free smart car park
14 Sep 2020
Developed by the electronics arm of ST Engineering, the system is paired with the GoParkin mobile app and integrates technologies such as automatic number plate recognition and data analytics.
Singapore progresses digital inclusion project for seniors
03 Sep 2020
Singapore’s IMDA and the SG Digital Office are aiming to connect with and raise the skills of 100,000 seniors by March 2021 via its Seniors Go Digital programme.
Motional expands dataset for safer autonomous driving
02 Sep 2020
In the 18 months since launch, more than 10 new datasets have been made publicly available across the industry, helping to build “safer, more educated” autonomous vehicles.
Singapore continues its drive to build a pool of smart city innovators
24 Aug 2020
The number of applications to the Smart Nation Scholarship scheme increased again this year with awardees undergoing rigorous training and taking on key roles in national projects.
Pilot-project for peer-to-peer energy trading launches in Singapore
20 Aug 2020
The year-long pilot project has a near-term goal of deploying peer-to-peer (P2P) energy trading capabilities for residential and business clients of Senoko Energy.
Sensor networks are driving the creation of connected city ecosystems
05 Aug 2020
Analysis by Frost & Sullivan reveals how digitisation and advancements in Internet of Things are driving the large-scale adoption of sensor technologies for the development of smart cities.
Singapore establishes network of digital community hubs
14 Jul 2020
The hubs, set up by Singapore’s new SG Digital Office, will support the smart nation’s next phase of digitalisation and help it to reach out and connect with every community.
University announces smart city agreement for Macau
06 Jul 2020
The University of Macau and Nam Kwong Petroleum & Chemicals will focus on areas such as smart energy and are also committed to nurturing smart city, IoT and big data talent.
21 May 2020
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