SIMTech collaborates with companies on industry-directed R&D, leveraging on their domain expertise and the institute’s technological capabilities to fulfill deliverables within a defined timeline. SIMTech works closely with local SMEs and Singapore-based MNCs through Industry Collaborations, Consortia/Collaborative Industry Projects (CIPs) and Technology Licensing.
Manufacturing companies also stand to benefit by leveraging on the technical assistance and manpower secondment from SIMTech by way of Growing Enterprises through Technology Upgrade (GET-Up), expanding their network with other manufacturing companies via SIMTech Membership, and upgrading the knowledge and skill sets of their workforce with Training Courses. Companies can also access the comprehensive array of Measurement and Diagnostic equipment housed in the institute.
To facilitate the effort in driving innovation and advancing technology, SIMTech engages industry through industry-wide initiatives via Innovation Centres hosted at the institute - Precision Engineering Centre of Innovation (PE COI),Manufacturing Productivity Technology Centre (MPTC) and Sustainable Manufacturing Centre (SMC).