To ensure that Singapore stays ahead of the technology innovation and adoption curve, IDA constantly monitors the infocomm landscape and charts the way forward for the country through our infocomm masterplans and technology roadmaps.
To create a pro-consumer and pro-business infocomm environment, IDA formulates infocomm-related policies, standards, codes of practice and advisory guidelines aimed at leveling the playing field for infocomm service providers and empowering consumers and businesses with more choices.
IDA plays an active role in developing Singapore’s pool of globally-competitive infocomm talent and an infocomm-savvy workforce. We are also focused on driving consumer education initiatives, ensuring digital inclusion and supporting the effective use of infocomm in community outreach efforts.
IDA's national role is to identify and facilitate the adoption of information and communication technologies (ICT) to enhance Singapore's competitiveness and to drive economic growth.
IDA aims to create a vibrant startup ecosystem, spur the inorganic growth of the industry and deliver manpower development programmes to meet the needs of the ICT sector.
With more than S$50,000 worth of prizes up for grabs, the first of its kind to bring together something for everyone. You just have to check out Hackathon@SG!
11 May 2015
Crowds report close encounters with robotic stingrays, 3D printers, drones, and an assortment of apps at Tech Saturday carnival.
4 May 2015
Joint IDA, SAP and ACP acceleration programme focuses on start-ups developing big data, predictive analytics or real-time data solutions for smart cities.
24 April 2015
Intelligent energy management will help Singapore’s Smart Nation vision and the Internet of Things (IoT) to bloom.
Innovations will be critical at every step of Singapore's Smart Nation journey.
The connectivity and platform pieces are coming together, as the Smart Nation vision enters the prototyping stage.
The inaugural Founders Forum Smart Nation Singapore saw a gathering of top global technology leaders here.
From basic computer skills to the wonders of 3D printing, this year’s event continues to wow senior IT learners.
The first National Coding Championship was a trial by combat for many student coders.
5 February 2015
Developed by the Municipal Services Office and IDA, OneService will automatically send feedback to the relevant agency so that more timely response can be provided.
Analysis & Opinions
19 June 2014
Big Data is changing the way we see the world, allowing us to analyse various trends and phenomena to derive answers and insights to complex questions.
29 April 2015
From the introduction of avatars to hairdressing to tracking sushi using RFID, A*STAR’s programmes and patented technology are providing SMEs with a technology uplift.
18 May 2015
IDA launches first-of-its-kind Green Data Centre Innovation Programme to raise overall energy efficiency of the Singapore data centre industry.