2018 SUPPORTING ORGANISATIONS
The Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF) is the largest national organisation representing the interests of manufacturing and manufacturing-related industries since 1932.
SMF collaborates with local and overseas government agencies, industry partners and enterprises to provide key services such as representation of members’ views in formal dialogues with the authorities; increasing business opportunities through local and international trade fairs and missions; building capabilities through conferences, seminars, workshops and other industry-specific programmes; and transforming businesses with business model innovation.
To find out more, visit http://www.smfederation.org.sg/.
The National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster (NAMIC), led by NTUitive, was launched in October 2015 to address these challenges, and accelerate Singapore’s industrial adoption of additive manufacturing. It identifies and nurtures promising AM technologies and start-ups, jumpstarts public-private cross-collaborations, acting as a connector between industry, research performers and public agencies. NAMIC also assists companies seeking to lower the barriers towards AM adoption through joint project funding and leveraging on its investor networks.
It focuses on industry sectorial applications and needs, such as standards development and certification, in conjunction with the translational research and commercialization strategies, to help companies co-create innovative processes, products and services. NAMIC focuses on sectors where Singapore has developed capabilities with competitive advantages, with a view to the future, such as Aerospace, Bio-Medical, Clean Technology, Offshore Marine, Maritime, Precision Engineering, Electronics, Building Construction and Design. Since its inception, it has engaged and partnered with several hundred organizations globally and in Singapore, raising more than $25 million in private and public funding to support over 100 projects covering industry technology development, translation, commercialization, standards development, training and certification, across various industry verticals.
To find out more, visit https://namic.sg/.
AEIS represents all facets of the electronics and supporting services industries. It covers manufacturers of industrial electronics, electronic components and consumer electronics products as well as industrial electronics companies associated with the electronics industry.
Since its inception on 7 November 1973, AEIS has played a vital role in promoting the industries not only within Singapore, but also within the international business community. This is achieved through its ongoing trade development efforts to help Singapore companies better penetrate and favorably positioned itself in the overseas markets.
To find out more, visit http://www.aeis.org.sg/.
e2i is the empowering network for individuals and companies seeking skills and solutions for growth. Since 2008, e2i has assisted more than 600,000 individuals through our career guidance, professional development, and job matching services. With an extensive network of partners, e2i offers hiring, training and productivity solutions to businesses. We are an initiative of the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) to support nation-wide manpower and skills upgrading initiatives.
To find out more, visit https://e2i.com.sg/.
GAIN is a non-profit scientific society devoted to advancing the scientific understanding of the mechanisms underlying thought and intelligent behaviour and their embodiment in machines. GAIN aims to promote research in, and responsible use of, artificial intelligence. This NGO also aims to increase public understanding of artificial intelligence, improve the teaching and training of AI practitioners, and provide guidance for research planners and funders concerning the importance and potential of current AI developments and future directions. GAIN also help to provide a hotbed of Ai platforms that will help people, business and the nation flourish.
Founded in 1925, Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is the leading National Chamber of Commerce, and one of the most pro-active and forward-looking Chambers in the country today. ICC’s forte is its ability to anticipate the needs of the future, respond to challenges, and prepare the stakeholders in the economy to benefit from these changes and opportunities.
ICC has a special focus upon India’s trade & commerce relations with South & South-East Asian nations, in sync with India’s ‘Look East’ Policy, and has played a key role in building synergies between India and her Asian neighbors like Singapore, Indonesia, Bangladesh, and Bhutan through Trade & Business Delegation Exchanges, and large Investment Summits.
To find out more, visit https://www.indianchamber.org/.
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The LUX Photonics Consortium is an initiative by the Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU) and National University of Singapore (NUS); and is supported by the National Research Foundation, Prime Minister’s Office, Singapore. The Consortium aims to serve as a catalyst to propel Singapore’s photonics research and industry to be a world leader in light enabled technology that drive life changing innovation and inventions.
To find out more, visit http://luxphotonicsconsortium-sg.org/.
MAIA was launched on 28 March 2016, officiated by the Minister of International Trade and Industry.
A mark of solidarity, MAIA represents its members to the Government and global industry, It comprises of top management of member companies who are entrusted to draw the guidelines for the group with the emphasis on capacity development and international market penetration. Companies can leverage MAIA for assistance for growth and access into new markets, networking within industry and championing the industry’s interest with focus on public policy development.
Issues and concerns from members are addressed in the Technical Sub-committees (TSC). The TSCs are the main drivers of activities in the Association. There are 7 TSCs – Manufacturing, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO), Process Improvements, Human Capital, Systems Integration, Engineering Services and Space.
To find out more, visit http://maia.my/.
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Myanmar Oil and Gas Services Society – MOGSS was formed on May 8, 2013 with the main objectives such as to move to the International Servicing System, to achieve Environmental and Cultural Friendly Services, to construct Risk Free Work Sites, to provide Training and Familiarization of High Tech, to launch Services with High Ethics, to build better Understanding and so on.
Our interest is to bring the wide Myanmar Oil and Gas Services Community including Exploration, Drilling, Production, Distribution, Engineering, EIS/SIA, Health and Safety, Manpower, Inspection, Catering, Training and other Services to a closer connection and sharing experience, discoveries and knowledge. MOGSS also try to find out the suggestions / solutions for the member companies negotiating with persons concerned with a collective voice of the members. MOGSS was participated international Conference and Exhibitions such as OSEA-Singapore, OTC Asia/MOGSC-Malaysia, CSSOPE-Beijing/Shanghai, FFA-Shanghai, OTC-Houston, OEEC-Netherlands, etc. MOGSS also organized many Talks, Forums, Workshops, Conference and Exhibitions in Myanmar.
To find out more, visit https://www.facebook.com/mogss/.
The National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) is a national confederation of trade unions as well as a network of professional associations and partners across all sectors in Singapore. NTUC’s objectives are to help Singapore stay competitive and working people remain employable for life; to enhance the social status and wellbeing of our members and working people; and to build a strong, responsible and caring Labour Movement. NTUC’s vision is to be an inclusive Labour Movement for all collars, ages and nationalities. NTUC is at the heart of the Labour Movement, which comprises 58 affiliated unions, two affiliated associations, 10 social enterprises, six related organisations as well as a growing ecosystem of U Associates and enterprise partners.
To find out more, visit https://www.ntuc.org.sg.
The Optics and Photonics Society of Singapore (OPSS) brings together individuals and organizations that have a passion for optics and photonics and their applications by promoting networking and collaboration among professionals from academia and industry working in areas of Optics and Photonics and related disciplines. With offices in China and India and a regional consortium with Optical Societies in ASEAN, OPSS has grown steadily within the region. Our flagship icOPEN conference series has attracted great interest over the years with events taking place in Singapore and China and possibly other countries.
To find out more, visit http://www.opssg.org/.
The Singapore Chemical Industry Council Limited (SCIC) is the official industry association representing the Singapore Energy and Chemicals cluster in the private sector. It plays a proactive role in representing the interests of this manufacturing sector and continues to promote it as a major economic pillar of Singapore.
SCIC is the National Administrator of Responsible Care Programme for Singapore, a global chemical industry’s initiative that drives continuous improvement in health, safety, environmental and security (HSES) performance. The council is also the appointed Standards Development Organisation (SDO@SCIC) for the Chemical Standards Committee (CSC) led by the Singapore Standards Council and administered by Enterprise Singapore.
To find out more, visit http://www.scic.sg/.
Founded in 1958, Singapore Electrical Trade Association (SETA) has helped to promote collaboration among members of the Electrical industry by holding a dialogue with the authorities after having obtained a consensus of opinion among the members, with the aim of eliminating friction and promoting co-operation, so that members could carry out their business more efficiently.
In keeping with the need brought about by the progress of society, the Association also made much contribution in helping members to upgrade their professional standard and modernisation.
To find out more, visit http://www.seta.org.sg/.
Established in 1967, the Singapore Food Manufacturers’ Association (SFMA) is a professional and active trade association with more than 440 members. Today, SFMA organises more than 60 industry activities annually such as the monthly capabilities workshops, overseas Tasty Singapore tradeshows and supermarket promotions, overseas study and trade missions, networking and business matching sessions. SFMA has also championed several industry initiatives that are aligned to the Food Manufacturing Industry Transformation Map, such as Food Innovation Product Award, Singapore Food Gifts Initiative, the Singapore Food Expo and Asia Pacific Food Expo to help food manufacturers innovate, internationalise and create new channels for business growth.
To find out more, visit http://www.sfma.org.sg/.
Incorporated since 1982, SIAA is a professional association for companies and professionals in the Automation, Internet-of-Things (IoT) and Robotics sectors. To date, SIAA has about 500 active member companies and professionals, representing different industry verticals such as smart cities, buildings, logistics, retail, transportation, tourism, healthcare, and manufacturing.
To find out more, visit http://www.siaa.org/
SkillsFuture is a national movement to provide Singaporeans with the opportunities to develop their fullest potential throughout life, regardless of their starting points. Through this movement, the skills, passion and contributions of every individual will drive Singapore’s next phase of development towards an advanced economy and inclusive society.
No matter where you are in life – schooling years, early career, mid-career or silver years – you will find a variety of resources to help you attain mastery of skills. Skills mastery is more than having the right paper qualifications and being good at what you do currently; it is a mindset of continually striving towards greater excellence through knowledge, application and experience. With the help of the Future Economy Council, education and training providers, employers, unions – you can own a better future with skills mastery and lifelong learning. Your skills. Your asset. Your future.
To find out more, visit http://www.skillsfuture.sg/.
The SME Association of Malaysia (SME Malaysia) was established in 1995 with the key objective of providing support, services, and solutions to SMEs in Malaysia, and to promote the best interests of the SME community. Since its inception, SME Malaysia has organized various international conferences, seminars, award programmes, and educational and capacity-building programmes to educate, elevate, and provide exposure to members of the Association and the SME community at large. The Association actively engages in advocacy and consultation with key Government ministries and various agencies to provide feedback on issues affecting SMEs.
To find out more, visit http://smeam.org/.
Representing locally registered companies, engaging in the manufacturing and distribution of Precision Engineering components, products, tools, equipment and machinery. Supporting diverse industries from aerospace, automotive, medical, semi-conductor. We are leading our members towards adoption of Advance Manufacturing technology and Industrial 4.0.
To find out more, visit https://speta.org/.
Singapore Semiconductor Industry Association (SSIA) is the voice of Singapore’s semiconductor industry and is committed to support this important sector in Singapore in order to facilitate substantial growth of the whole semiconductor economy of the country.
SSIA brings together industry players, academia, and government agencies. Major activities focus on industry and talent outreach and continuing education, as well as to collectively address industry needs.
SSIA members today include companies and organizations throughout all parts of the complex and comprehensive value chain – IC design companies, Manufacturers, Fabless companies, Equipment suppliers, Photovoltaic and LED companies, EDA and material suppliers. Training and service providers, IP companies, Research institutes and Academia, as well as individual members.
To find out more, visit www.ssia.org.sg
In cooperation with Deutsche Messe AG and Singapore Expo (SingEx), the Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce will be organising German Pavilion at the Industrial Transformation ASIA-Pacific 2018 (ITAP 2018). Initiated by the Singaporean government and designed by a strong team of international committees, this will be the first trade show for the world’s leading technology in the Asian-Pacific region.
With the latest technological achievements such as Big Data, Robotics, and Artificial Intelligence, we are about to enter a new age that will disrupt any industrial process as it used to be. Therefore, new sustainable business models must be discovered.
Focusing on German technology, ITAP 2018 is targeting the latest industry trends, the changing markets and the new customer requirements.
You are exclusively invited to join this unique event and exhibit with the German Pavilion for ITAP 2018.
To find out more, visit https://www.sgc.org.sg/.
The Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA) is Australia’s largest association for Supply Chain and Logistics professionals and practitioners. We have over 3,300 members and industry contacts. The SCLAA has the proven history, governance framework, established representation, value for money and strategic reach to make it the right choice for you. We have hard working Committees in ACT / Southern NSW, New South Wales, Victoria/ Tasmania, South Australia / NT, Queensland and Western Australia each led by Division (State) President. We aim to hold events monthly in each Division/State/Territory. Each division elects a committee member to form a National Board and the National Board then elects a Chairman. No other Supply Chain and Logistics Industry Association in Australia has the depth and coverage of the SCLAA.
To find out more, visit https://sclaa.com.au/.
The Waste Management & Recycling Association of Singapore is the national trade association that promotes the interests of local waste and recycling companies. It has about 150 members comprising general waste collectors, recycling companies, equipment suppliers, researchers and consultants. WMRAS is a National Member of the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) and the Founding Chairman of the Asia Pacific Waste and Environment Alliance (APWEA). WMRAS ties with them and local agencies provide members with a broad platform to expand business opportunities and address the industry’s challenges. A government-approved training organisation, WMRAS also seeks to develop a leading professional waste management industry.
To find out more, visit http://www.wmras.org.sg