Smart Cities

The goal of building a smart city is to improve quality of life by using urban informatics and technology to improve the efficiency of services and meet residents' needs. ICT allows city officials to interact directly with the community and the city infrastructure and to monitor what is happening in the city, how the city is evolving, and how to enable a better quality of life.

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Singapore puts budget focus on transformation, innovation

Singapore puts budget focus on transformation, innovation

After tilting last year's budget towards 'emergency support' in light of the global pandemic, Singapore's government will spend SG$24 billion ($18.1 billion) over the next three years to help local businesses innovate and build capabilities needed to take them through the next phase of transformation.

February 16, 2021 by

Singapore opens smart cities development lab

Singapore opens smart cities development lab

Led by real estate group CapitaLand and an investment of up to SG$10 million, the Smart Urban Co-Innovation Lab aims to support 200 companies in the country over the next three years and has so far roped in 30 industry players, including AWS, Microsoft, and Schneider Electric.

October 28, 2020 by