In support of firms’ innovation efforts, Tech Access will:
- provide SMEs, access to A*STAR’s installed base of advanced manufacturing equipment/facilities as well as expertise; and
- enable learning, experimenting, prototyping
with the primary aim of eventual deployment of advanced technologies in the firms.
Tech Access can be provided in various combinations —
- access to use of the equipment;
- user training; and
- consultancy to optimise equipment effectiveness
From the experience gained, firms could then opt to scale and acquire such equipment to capture new business opportunities.
Tech Access will provide three broad categories of equipment, namely: