2019 Supporting Organisations

Partnering Organisation

  • The National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster (NAMIC), led by NTUitive, was launched in October 2015 to address these challenges, and accelerate Singapore’s industrial adoption of additive manufacturing. It identifies and nurtures promising AM technologies and start-ups, jumpstarts public-private cross-collaborations, acting as a connector between industry, research performers and public agencies. NAMIC also assists companies seeking to lower the barriers towards AM adoption through joint project funding and leveraging on its investor networks. It focuses on industry sectorial applications and needs, such as standards development and certification, in conjunction with the translational research and commercialization strategies, to help companies co-create innovative processes, products and services. NAMIC focuses on sectors where Singapore has developed capabilities with competitive advantages, with a view to the future, such as Aerospace, Bio-Medical, Clean Technology, Offshore Marine, Maritime, Precision Engineering, Electronics, Building Construction and Design. Since its inception, it has engaged and partnered with several hundred organizations globally and in Singapore, raising more than $25 million in private and public funding to support over 100 projects covering industry technology development, translation, commercialization, standards development, training and certification, across various industry verticals.
  • The Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF) is the largest national organisation representing the interests of manufacturing and manufacturing-related industries since 1932. SMF collaborates with local and overseas government agencies, industry partners and enterprises to provide key services such as representation of members’ views in formal dialogues with the authorities; increasing business opportunities through local and international trade fairs and missions; building capabilities through conferences, seminars, workshops and other industry-specific programmes; and transforming businesses with business model innovation.
  • Incorporated since 1982, SIAA is a professional association for companies and professionals in the Automation, Internet-of-Things (IoT) and Robotics sectors. To date, SIAA has about 500 active member companies and professionals, representing different industry verticals such as smart cities, buildings, logistics, retail, transportation, tourism, healthcare, and manufacturing.
  • Singapore Precision Engineering & Technology Association (SPETA) representing locally registered companies, engaging in the manufacturing and distribution of Precision Engineering components, products, tools, equipment and machinery. Supporting diverse industries from aerospace, automotive, medical, semi-conductor. We are leading our members towards adoption of Advance Manufacturing technology and Industrial 4.0.

Supporting Organisations

  • AEIS represents all facets of the electronics and supporting services industries. It covers manufacturers of industrial electronics, electronic components and consumer electronics products as well as industrial electronics companies associated with the electronics industry. Since its inception on 7 November 1973, AEIS has played a vital role in promoting the industries not only within Singapore, but also within the international business community. This is achieved through its ongoing trade development efforts to help Singapore companies better penetrate and favorably positioned itself in the overseas markets.
  • The Artificial Intelligence Association of Thailand (AIAT) is the leading voluntary research community in Artificial intelligence fields of study in Thailand. As the largest nonprofit support of Artificial Intelligence’s research in Thailand, the Association is committed to accelerating the global and local progress of new Artificial Intelligence innovation, implementation, and development.
  • The Association is named and established as “Automotive Association of Myanmar” (AAM), with the objective of Representing auto Manufacturers, Authorized Distributors, and Dealers' interests in developing a sustainable Automobile sector by offering training programs to improve dealership business operations, sales and service practices, Leading the Automotive Industry towards proper Policies, Road Safety, Environmental and Industry standards and by working hand-in-hand with the Government regulatory bodies and to develop research data on Myanmar Automobile Industry. The proprietors have to participate in the operation of the Development and Upgrading of the Systematic Services related to Automobiles under the permission of the concerned Ministry permitted in accordance with the existing Laws of Myanmar.
  • Automationconnect.com is designed to be India’s first comprehensive industrial automation portal. automationconnect.com will be akin to an Automation Exchange that will interface between all stakeholders in the automation space.
  • Business Sweden’s purpose is to help Swedish companies grow global sales and international companies invest and expand in Sweden. They provide strategic advice, sales execution and operational support to help Swedish companies grow their international revenues. They also ensure international companies can rely on their knowledge, experience and extensive network to identify new business opportunities and achieve accelerated return on investment.
  • Since its inception in 1983 (as the Canada-Singapore Business Association), CanCham Singapore has grown into one of Singapore’s most recognized international business associations. It is currently embarking on an exciting growth phase, providing more value to its members as a result of Asia’s ascendancy in global markets and Canada’s increased commercial engagement with Singapore and its neighbours. Our membership comprises organizations making contacts and developing trade and investment opportunities between Singapore, Canada and the Asian region. The Chamber is engaged with key Singapore and Canadian business networks, and members have access to this network. Through its affiliation with other Canadian business associations in Asia, CanCham Singapore can provide access to more than 3,000 contacts in the region.
  • Corrosion Association Singapore (CAS) has been a registered society since 1986. CAS represents the corrosion prevention industry in Singapore and offers awareness, professional development and networking opportunities through accredited courses, technical dinner meetings, professional certification and involvement at industry conferences. CAS is a member of the International Corrosion Congress (ICC) and the World Corrosion Organization (WCO). Our individual members come from a diverse industry background including oil & gas, refinery, petrochemical, marine, coatings, manufacturing and academia. As part of our activities, we organise pertinent events such as technical dinner talks and seminars to bring awareness to new technologies, industrial practices and know-hows, and academic knowledge.
  • The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association (JEMA) consists of major Japanese companies in the electrical industry including: power & industrial systems, home appliances and related industries. JEMA extracts various issues and plans/promotes measures to improve the quality, technical capacity, and international competitiveness of heavy electrical machinery and home electrical appliances for the purpose of ensuring sustainable development of Japanese electrical machinery industry.
  • The LUX Photonics Consortium is an initiative by the Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU) and National University of Singapore (NUS); and is supported by the National Research Foundation, Prime Minister’s Office, Singapore. The Consortium aims to serve as a catalyst to propel Singapore’s photonics research and industry to be a world leader in light enabled technology that drive life changing innovation and inventions.
  • The Malaysia Aerospace Industry Association (MAIA) is a non-Governmental organisation that functions to support and represent the voice of all Malaysian companies in the aerospace sector, in an effort to develop Malaysia’s status as the aerospace hub in Asia, particularly in ASEAN. MAIA offers platform to network, discover, and create new business development opportunities between local and international companies, in order to grow the aerospace industry for the common benefit of all players. Kindly contact the Executive Office at inquiries@maia.my for more info!
  • MIFT is a non-profit professional body of Food Technologist and Educators in the field of Food Science and Technology, and other individuals involved in areas of work closely related to food technology. Founded in 1974, MIFT has grown to over 800 members. Many of them are trained in food science and technology or related disciplines such as chemistry, biochemistry and have relevant experience in their application to food. Ultimately, MIFT goal is to promote the application of science and technology to the improved production, processing, packaging, distribution, preparation, evaluation and utilization of food in order to provide better and more adequate foods for mankind.
  • Myanmar Oil and Gas Services Society – MOGSS was formed on May 8, 2013 with the main objectives such as to move to the International Servicing System, to achieve Environmental and Cultural Friendly Services, to construct Risk Free Work Sites, to provide Training and Familiarization of High Tech, to launch Services with High Ethics, to build better Understanding and so on. Our interest is to bring the wide Myanmar Oil and Gas Services Community including Exploration, Drilling, Production, Distribution, Engineering, EIS/SIA, Health and Safety, Manpower, Inspection, Catering, Training and other Services to a closer connection and sharing experience, discoveries and knowledge. MOGSS also try to find out the suggestions / solutions for the member companies negotiating with persons concerned with a collective voice of the members. MOGSS was participated international Conference and Exhibitions such as OSEA-Singapore, OTC Asia/MOGSC-Malaysia, CSSOPE-Beijing/Shanghai, FFA-Shanghai, OTC-Houston, OEEC-Netherlands, etc. MOGSS also organized many Talks, Forums, Workshops, Conference and Exhibitions in Myanmar.
  • The Optics and Photonics Society of Singapore is a spin-off from the original Singapore Chapter of SPIE which is no longer in existence. With Optics and Photonics making inroads into virtually all areas of science and engineering, this society will provide a forum for discussion and growth among the various multidisciplinary groups within academia, research institutes and industry.
  • Plattform Industrie 4.0 is the central network in Germany to advance digital transformation towards Industrie 4.0. In close cooperation with politics, private sector, academia, trade unions and associations, over 300 stakeholders from 150 organizations are actively involved in the Plattform. The Plattform Industrie 4.0, as one of the largest international and national networks, supports German companies – especially SMEs – to implement Industrie 4.0, particularly by raising awareness on Industrie 4.0 case studies. Furthermore, it provides companies with key input through concrete implementation recommendations, and makes referrals to offerings for support and test environments. The countless international collaborations of the Plattform underline its significant role in the international discussion on the topic of Industrie 4.0. Find more information here: https://www.plattform-i40.de/I40/Navigation/EN/Home/home.html
  • The Singapore Chemical Industry Council Limited (SCIC) is the official industry association representing the Singapore Energy and Chemicals cluster in the private sector. It plays a proactive role in representing the interests of this manufacturing sector and continues to promote it as a major economic pillar of Singapore. The SCIC has a membership network of more than 170 companies including key multi-national corporations (MNCs) and small & medium enterprises (SMEs) that support the entire chemical industry supply chain. These members provide vast resources and opportunities to help SCIC develop a conducive business environment for the chemical industry.
  • The Semiconductor and Electronics Industries in the Philippines Foundation, Inc. or SEIPI is the largest organization of foreign and Filipino electronics companies in the Philippines. SEIPI, through its vision and dedication of its members, aims to make the Philippines a globally competitive business environment for semiconductor and electronics technologies. This is supported by its mission of enhancing and promoting the Philippines’ competitive advantages and growth opportunities through Training, Research and Development, Advocacy, Information, Networking and Services (T.R.A.I.N.S.).
  • Singapore Electrical Trades Association seeks to unite all persons doing and /or connected with the electrical trade and to promote industrial, social and intellectual interests of its members. It serves to assist its members especially in their dealings with local authorities and clients, while promoting and protecting their mutual interests by encouraging their advancement in the practice of electrical engineering work through lectures and technical discussions. Finally, the Association aims to maintain and uphold a high standard of service to the community at large.
  • The Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (SGC) is part of a network of 140 offices of the German bilateral Chambers of Industry and Commerce abroad in 92 countries. The Chamber is one of the largest national Business Chambers in Singapore with a membership of close to 550 representatives from a variety of industries from Germany and Singapore. With its distinct service unit and trade fairs arms - DEinternational and Fairs & More respectively - the SGC builds a primary source for receiving reliable information on the German and Singapore business environment as well as bilateral trade relations. DEinternational serves clients in their business needs e.g. searching for business partners, organizing business missions and business trips, finding staff members and providing market analysis. DEinternational has worked in many areas such as Energy Efficiency, education, Industrie 4.0, finance, research and many more. Moreover, the SGC fulfils public obligations on behalf of the German Federal Government.
  • Established since 1973, Singapore Logistics Association (SLA) envisions representing Singapore logistics with a mission to promote professionalism and excellence of the logistics industry. As a trade association and strong fraternity advocate, its membership of 600 business entities offers a diverse scope of logistics and logistics ancillary support services. SLA fulfils its objects in close collaboration and engagement with logistics companies, academia, trade associations, business partners, government agencies, international organisations and professionals. SLA contributes to logistics capability building through its training arm, The Logistics Academy, a registered Private Education Institute that offers quality training and lifelong learning for the logistics workforce.
  • Singapore Semiconductor Industry Association (SSIA) is the voice of Singapore’s semiconductor industry and is committed to support this important sector in Singapore in order to facilitate substantial growth of the whole semiconductor economy of the country. SSIA brings together industry players, academia, and government agencies. Major activities focus on industry and talent outreach and continuing education, as well as to collectively address industry needs. SSIA is a platform for members to reach out to new business opportunities, industry alliances, and partners. It provides networking and relationship opportunities beyond the boundaries of Singapore. SSIA members today include companies and organizations throughout all parts of the complex and comprehensive value chain – IC design companies, Manufacturers, Fabless companies, Equipment suppliers, Photovoltaic and LED companies, EDA and material suppliers. Training and service providers, IP companies, Research institutes and Academia, as well as individual members.
  • SGTech is a premier trade association for the tech industry in Singapore. Within a rapidly evolving technology landscape, SGTech strives to create an ecosystem that anticipates trends and develops sustainable initiatives to strengthen the community and help the industry grow. SGTech’s 800+ members range from innovative start-ups, vibrant small and medium-sized enterprises to top multinational corporations that leverage technology as a core driver of their business.
  • SME Association of Malaysia (SME Malaysia) was inaugurated on July 13, 1995 as SMI Association of Malaysia at a time when manufacturing sector was still the dominant economic driver of Malaysia. In recognition of the growing importance of service and agricultural industries, the membership was opened to service and agricultural sectors later with a corresponding name change to SME Association of Malaysia. Since its inauguration, SME Malaysia has organized numerous international conferences, seminars and exhibitions for the benefits of SMEs. SME Malaysia’s annual award series, the Platinum Business Awards (PBA), has the main purpose to inspire, nudge and spur SMEs to scale greater height. In 2017, SME Malaysia set up the SME Academy, which aims to uplift the management capability of micro-and small enterprises and to transform them into a competent, innovative and technology driven enterprise.
  • The Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA) is Australia’s largest association for Supply Chain and Logistics professionals and practitioners. We have over 3,300 members and industry contacts. The SCLAA has the proven history, governance framework, established representation, value for money and strategic reach to make it the right choice for you.
  • Textile and Fashion Federation (Taff) is the only official association for the textile and fashion industry in Singapore. A non-profit organisation, Taff plays an active role in the development of the industry, supporting our members from manufacturing to retail and fashion. The organisation aims to bolster the growth of local fashion designers and retailers, and promote the national movement of ‘Buy & Wear Singapore’. The range of programmes includes capability development, overseas mission trips to market and expand Singapore’s fashion and textile businesses to the world. Taff advocates the importance of raising the visibility of homegrown brands in Singapore. Taff is also partner with government bodies such as Enterprise Singapore and the Singapore Tourism Board to further facilitate the overseas expansion of fashion enterprises. To fulfil the industry’s training and educational needs, the organisation have established the Textile and Fashion Training Centre (TaF.tc) – the first Continuing Education and Training Centre for the textile and fashion industry in Singapore. Taff is also a member of the Asia Fashion Federation and the ASEAN Federation of Textiles Industries.
  • The Thai-German Institute is a joint initiative of the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand and the Government of the Federal Republic of German, the aim was to be an effective training center for transferring advanced manufacturing technology to Thai industry. It was set up as an autonomous body outside the formal education system with it's operation under the supervision of the Foundation for Industrial Development and a broad oversight by the Ministry of Industry.
  • Thai Machinery Association established on 13 November 2001 by the Honorary President, Mr. Somsak Thanomworasin.
  • The Taiwan Semiconductor Industry Association (TSIA) aims to help the semiconductor industry in Taiwan remain on a competitive edge and to strengthen business linkage and broaden business scope for its member companies. Founded in 1996, TSIA has over 130 members, including companies engaged in semiconductor R & D, design, manufacturing, packaging, testing, equipment and materials, that account for more than 80 percent of the IC production in Taiwan. Currently TSIA represents approximately 70% of worldwide IC foundry revenue, around 55% of worldwide package and testing revenue, and around 20 % of worldwide design revenue. Learn more at www.tsia.org.tw
  • Taiwan Textile Federation (TTF) was founded on November 25, 1975. Over the years, TTF has gradually adapted to meet the needs of the textile & apparel industry, expanding its functions to market promotion, product design, fashion information analysis, online information, technology training, collection and analysis of market information, certification of functional textiles, publications of textile information, issuance of Certificate of Origin, and other textile-related services. In addition, TTF also hosts two major textile related exhibitions – the Taipei Innovative Textile Application Show (TITAS) and the Taipei IN Style (TIS) to facilitate market expansion for domestic and international companies. Currently, TTF has 6 departments, including Design Dept., Market Development Dept., Fashion Marketing Dept., Planning & Administration Dept., Accounting Office, and Auditing Office. There is about 130 staff working as employees at this Federation.
  • The Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Council was established in 2008 to build industry capabilities to better manage WSH, promote safety and health at work, recognise companies with good WSH records and set acceptable WSH practices. The vision is for a health workforce and safe workplace in Singapore, with a mission to build a healthy workforce and safe workplace by engaging communities to enhance capabilities and embrace best practices. To achieve this, we work closely with the Ministry of Manpower and other government agencies, the tripartite partners, the industry and the professional associations, to develop strategies to raise WSH standards in Singapore.
  • The Waste Management and Recycling Association of Singapore (WMRAS) was set up in 2001 as a registered society to represent and promote the interests of its 150-odd members who include mainly General Waste Collectors and recycling companies. It also seeks to upgrade and professionalise the industry as well as work with the government and community to promote recycling in order to create a more sustainable living environment. WMRAS seeks to achieve its objectives through the organisation of trade exhibitions, conferences or symposiums, such as WasteMET Asia; seminars, workshops, professional sharing and business networking / matching sessions and overseas business mission trips.
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