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Sustainability and Emerging Applications Centre

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ABOUT SEAC

Sustainability is changing the way we live and impacting government policies and businesses as nations grapples with global challenges such as climate change, rising sea level and pollution. It is clear that beyond addressing such challenges, sustainability can drive business success and lead to new ideas. In the current age of technology proliferation, there are also many opportunities for businesses to tap on technological innovations to create new products, services and processes in emerging applications.

The Sustainability and Emerging Applications Centre (SEAC) promotes sustainable practices and technologies to external stakeholders. It also identifies and seeds new industries through providing innovative technologies in emerging applications and facilitating networks. SEAC achieves all these through close collaborations with the industry, government agencies and the academia.


Vision
The nexus for sustainable & emerging application technologies and partnerships where science meets business

Mission
To propel the industry towards environmental and economic sustainability through the diffusion of advanced manufacturing technologies and expertise

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Roles

 Showcase and Promotion

  • Redefine Satisfaction
  • Re-engineer Manufacturing
  • Revive Waste
  • Rethink Resources

Knowledge Transfer

  •  Organise seminars, round tables, workshops, and industry-centric forums to disseminate knowledge on trends, best practices, technology adoption, and innovations for improving eco-performance  in manufacturing
  • Offer the Workforce Skills Qualifications Graduate Diploma Course  in Process, Master Class and Short courses 


Technology Transfer

  • Cost-effective adoption of new technologies 


Industry Development

  • Champion collaborative projects to innovate technologies for  better eco-performance in manufacturing
  • Form industry initiatives to help local companies venture into  sustainable/ emerging applications in manufacturing

CAPABILITIES & SERVICES 

Sustainability & Lifecycle

  • Circular Economy/ Life Cycle Assessment
  • Eco-design of sustainable products
  • Processing/ applications of sustainable materials
  • Energy/ Water/ Waste Management
  • Sustainable Solutions for Urban Farming
  • Smart Solutions for Build Environment

Smart Microfluidics

  • Design and development of microfluidics systems
  • Prototyping and production of microfluidics devices


Printed Intelligent Devices Capabilities

  • A pilot roll-to-roll line for prototyping and pilot production of functional films and printed electronics

SHOWCASES

Re-engineer Manufacturing

Re-think Resources

Re-vive Waste

Re-define Satisfaction