Singapore Hosts Asia-Pacific’s Leading Industry 4.0 Event – ITAP 2020

Register now and join A*STAR and others at ITAP – click below for registration details and more on each event:


Recorded Launch Event

From 20 – 22 Oct, Singapore will again host the Industrial Transformation Asia-Pacific (ITAP), the world’s leading trade fair for industrial technology and the Asian edition of Hannover Messe. ITAP returns as a three-day virtual event with physical bolt-on activities, focused on supporting Asia’s manufacturing industries needs in Industry 4.0, as they navigate the changes brought by the COVID-19 crisis.

Watch the Recorded Launch Event on 11 September 2020

ITAP was officially launched on 11 September, featuring a virtual fireside chat where organisers and industry representatives discussed this year’s topic: ‘Forging Ahead with Industry 4.0 in the New Normal’. View the video for their perspectives on the impact of COVID-19 on industry, the shifting priorities for manufacturing, and how businesses are better able to address challenges by leveraging Industry 4.0 and upskilling their workforce.

Panellists include: Mr James Boey, Executive Director, SingEx Holdings; Prof Reginald Tan, A*STAR’s Executive Director, Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC); Mr Tommy Leong, President for East Asia & Japan Schneider Electric; and Dr Tim Philippi, Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (SGC) Executive Director and Member of the Board.


Future of Manufacturing Summit

About the Summit

  • The Future of Manufacturing (FoM) Summit is the flagship conference of ITAP, and the pre-eminent platform for the manufacturing industry in the region. This year’s theme is ‘Transforming Industry for Resilience’, in the face of disruption from the COVID-19 pandemic.
FoM Summit ITAP 2020


Why Attend

  • Hear first-hand from industry experts in the region on technology trends and industry shifts that are impacting manufacturing;
  • Learn how you can leverage Industry 4.0 to capture value and sustain your business for the long-term;
  • Take the opportunity to network with key stakeholders in the manufacturing ecosystem

Who should attend

  • Regional governments representatives, C-suite business leaders, decision-makers, entrepreneurs, and start-ups

Organised by: A*STAR and SingEX


Advancing Manufacturing & Workforce Resilience in a Future-Ready Singapore

Advancing Manufacturing & Workforce

About the virtual pavilion: A key highlight of ITAP is the Whole-of-Government Pavilion presented by A*STAR, EDB, JTC and SSG. Themed ‘Advancing Manufacturing & Workforce Resilience in a Future-Ready Singapore’. Find out how Singapore is able to remain a competitive global hub for manufacturing. See how its vibrant ecosystem of manufacturers, researchers, technology and training providers work together to push the boundaries of technological innovations.

Why Attend

  • Learn about initiatives to help manufacturers to start, scale and sustain their manufacturing journeys, and be updated on recent investments in Singapore;
  • Explore co-innovation opportunities in Industry 4.0 transformation with key stakeholders in Singapore’s manufacturing ecosystem;
  • Learn about Industry 4.0 technologies that companies can adopt to improve their productivity and efficiency, transform their business and pivot into new markets and new products;
  • Learn about training initiatives in Industry 4.0, to enable our workforce to adapt and thrive in the fast moving manufacturing environment

Who should attend: MNCs, SMEs, start-ups, and players across the manufacturing value chain from technology-providers to end-users.

Organised by: A*STAR, EDB, JTC, SSG


A*STAR Empowers Companies in Industry 4.0

EMPOWERS COMPANIES IN INDUSTRY 4.0

The ‘Empowering Technologies’ zone led by A*STAR is part of the Whole-of-Government Pavilion, and showcases Industry 4.0 technologies that companies can adopt to improve their productivity and efficiency, transform their business and pivot into new markets and new products.

Why Attend

  • Learn how Digitalisation and Robotics can automate and improve laborious operations through a Smart Diagnostics Lab of the Future;
  • Learn about manufacturing technologies and solutions, and knowledge transfer initiatives;
  • Explore how companies can tap on A*STAR’s capabilities in Industry 4.0 technologies to sharpen their competitive edge and boost enterprise growth

Who should attend: MNCs, SMEs, start-ups, and players across the manufacturing value chain from technology-providers to end-users

Organised by: A*STAR


Success Stories

Success Stories itap 2020

The ‘Success Stories’ zone is part of the Whole-of-Government pavilion that shares inspiring case studies of business transformation, through digitalisation and workforce training. We will also showcase some of A*STAR’s collaborations with Institutes of Higher Learning (IHLs) in the co-development R&D solutions to address manufacturing industry’s needs in a variety of areas.

Why Attend

See how manufacturing companies can navigate the challenges of today, and uncover new opportunities for change and growth.

Who Should Attend

MNCs, SMEs, start-ups, and players across the manufacturing value chain from technology-providers to end-users

Organised by: A*STAR, EDB, JTC, SSG


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