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The Innovation Factory@SIMTech (IF) is the trusted partner for local companies, offering unwavering support for product design and solution needs.

Supported by Enterprise Singapore and over 500 researchers and scientists, IF bridges the gap for companies seeking award-winning design, engineering, and manufacturing expertise. Our collaborative space provides access to cutting-edge equipment, software tools, and experts, facilitating data-driven decisions and efficient prototyping.

Join us at the Innovation Factory and embark on a transformative voyage where ideas come to life.


The one-stop design and solution centre for Singapore SMEs.

To support SMEs from ideation to design and engineering stage, and migrate them to product owners in order to venture into higher value markets.

Core Capabilities

  • Innovation Mission and Strategy Sprint
  • Opportunity mapping, trend, and competitive analysis
  • Consulting and designing the path to innovation-lead business growth 
  • Ideation workshops
  • Product Design
  • Service Design
Overview - IF Layout

Design Lab

Design Lab 1
We excel in providing customised solutions for partners in Embedded Systems and Product Design, drawing on vast technical expertise in industrial design, electronics hardware, mechanical development, simulation tools, embedded firmware, and communication protocols. Our services include design, consulting, and engineering support. Backed by flexible outsourcing and strong project management, we're primed to meet our partners’ needs effectively. 

Build Lab

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The Build Lab caters to Additive Manufacturing (AM) engineers, enabling them to investigate, understand, and enhance their manufacturing processes. Utilizing the best in-class 3D printers combined with simulation technology in Design Lab, we minimise the runway to find build configurations that succeed. With our team's extensive AM experience, we customize technology to seamlessly integrate into your process chain, driving innovation forward. 


Ifinity Lab
IFinity provides a premium private meeting space for members and partners, ideal for business needs like meetings, project discussions, and networking. Members enjoy exclusive access to IFinity*, a fully equipped environment designed to foster and facilitate meaningful discussions.

*Subject to availability. 

Materials Lab

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The Materials Lab enables companies to explore a wealth of knowledge in materials and unlock innovation through 3D sensing, displays, AR/VR, and mixed media solutions. We provide value-added services such as design consultation, customized solutions, software integration, computer vision applications, and other optical solutions.

Mechanical Lab

We tinker with robotics and automation technologies, offering solutions in mobility with 2D and 3D lidar-based navigation and lost recovery from vision. Our automation innovations in manipulation cover polishing, deburring, spraying, and shared control with tactile feedback. Additionally, we explore opportunities in robotic systems, including manipulation, mobility, perception, intelligence, automation, and mechatronics.