The Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech) develops high-value manufacturing technology and human capital to enhance the competitiveness of Singapore’s manufacturing industry. It collaborates with various multinational and local companies in the fields of precision engineering, MedTech, aerospace, automotive, marine, oil & gas, electronics, semiconductors, logistics, and other sectors.

SIMTech is a research institute of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR).

We are committed to serving the manufacturing industry through the development of industrial, intellectual and human capital. We achieve these by:


  • Industry Assist - building technology capabilities through individual company-funded projects, Collaborative Industry Projects (CIPs), consortia and sharing of research facilities
  • Knowledge Transfer - filling skills or technology gaps via SkillsFuture training courses using the Learn-Practise-Implement model, Annual Manufacturing Forum - SIMTech's flagship conference, lectures, seminars, workshops, customised short courses and master classes
  • Technology Transfer - sharing SIMTech-developed technology with industry through Technology Licensing, Open Innovation and Risk Sharing in Commercialisation
  • Manpower Sharing and Transfer - providing access to R&D expertise via Technology for Enterprise Capability Upgrading (T-UP), Staff Attachment and Technical Advisors


A world-class innovation partner in advanced manufacturing technologies, systems and capabilities


1. Uplift SME's Global Competitiveness through Advanced Manufacturing Technology Innovation, Upskilling and R&D Capabilities. 

2. Enhance the Manufacturing Value Chain through Strategic Local Supplier Capability Development. 

3. Drive Advanced Manufacturing Research Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Processes, Autonomous Manufacturing, Net Zero Manufacturing and Resilient Value Chain.