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A*STAR’s Future of Manufacturing Singapore

A*STAR’s Future of Manufacturing Singapore

The inaugural Future of Manufacturing Singapore series of events took place in September. Linked to advanced manufacturing- this string of industry events include the Future of Manufacturing Summit @ Singapore- the Launch of A*STAR’s Tech Access Initiative- and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) World Tour. They underscored A*STAR’s commitment to Singapore’s push for advanced manufacturing to keep the industry globally competitive.

Future of Manufacturing Summit @ Singapore on 5 September 2017

Future of Manufacturing Summit

Future of Manufacturing Summit

Future of Manufacturing Summit

Future of Manufacturing Summit

The Future of Manufacturing Summit was graced by Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) S Iswaran- who emphasised the importance of strengthening partnerships within the local manufacturing sector- given the complex and dynamic nature of future of manufacturing. He also announced that A*STAR and the National University of Singapore (NUS) and leading pharmaceutical companies GSK- Pfizer and MSD will establish the Pharma Innovation Programme Singapore (PIPS)- with the aim of transforming pharma manufacturing operations and technologies.

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Launch of A*STAR’s Tech Access Initiative and Opening of the Industrial Additive Manufacturing Facility on 8 September 2017

Launch of A*STAR’s Tech Access Initiative

Launch of A*STAR’s Tech Access Initiative

Launch of A*STAR’s Tech Access Initiative

Launch of A*STAR’s Tech Access Initiative

Senior Minister of State (SMS) for Trade and Industry Dr Koh Poh Koon officially launched A*STAR’s Tech Access initiative and the Industrial Additive Manufacturing Facility (IAMF) held at the Advanced Remanufacturing and Technology Centre (ARTC).

SMS Koh highlighted that with Tech Access- the government is stepping up its efforts to help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) innovate and adopt advanced manufacturing technologies- enabling all of them to transform operations. The equipment under the Tech Access Initiative are housed at the ARTC- and Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech) and the new IAMF.

 

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) World Tour on 15 September 2017

Ms Low Yen Ling- Senior Parliamentary Secretary- Ministry of Trade & Industry and Ministry of Education- was Guest-of-Honour at the IIoT World Tour hosted by A*STAR and co-organised with the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) and Germany’s Plattform Industrie 4.0.

At the event- A*STAR launched an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Initiative- Singapore’s first public-private programme for aftermarket digital customer care. To kick off the IIoT initiative- A*STAR signed an MoU with 13 companies comprising Multinational Corporations (MNCs)- Large Local Enterprises (LLEs)- and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) across the IIoT value chain.

A*STAR launched an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Initiative

A*STAR launched an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Initiative

A*STAR launched an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Initiative

A*STAR launched an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Initiative

Senior Parliamentary Secretary- Ministry of Trade & Industry and Ministry of Education- Ms Low Yen Ling was the Guest-of-Honour at the IIoT World Tour hosted by A*STAR and co-organised with the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) and Germany’s Plattform Industrie 4.0. In her opening address- SPS Low announced A*STAR’s MoU Signing with 13 companies- which will collaborate on the digitalisation of the industrial customer care sector under A*STAR’s IIoT Initiative.

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