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.
Check out the seminars, workshops and exhibition for Seniors! They can learn how to code their own robot while picking up infocomm tips with their friends and family.
Analysis & Opinions
19 August 2015
Infocomm Media 2025 seeks to foster a globally competitive infocomm media ecosystem that will enable Singapore to face national challenges with greater confidence.
12 August 2015
Third Wave Power aims to take portable solar energy mainstream.
16 July 2015
Data science will power Singapore’s transformation into a Smart Nation, says Prof Toh Chai Keong at PACIS 2015.
28 July 2015
Jointly developed OneService by MSO and IDA wins Special Achievement in Geographic Information System (GIS) award.
Positioning Singapore’s talents for the future with Infocomm Media 2025
Infocomm Media 2025 sets out to create a globally competitive infocomm media ecosystem that enables and complements Singapore’s Smart Nation vision.
There has to be a significant level of improvement before change can happen in a meaningful way, says Steve Leonard, EDC of IDA.
Fascinating insights from the Distinguished Cloud Speaker talk, “Capture, Compute, Create: How cloud technology is changing design”.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the essential elements for Singapore to realise its vision of a Smart Nation.
The Singapore Government will be offering $2.2 billion of ICT tenders in this financial year as part of its Smart Nation vision.
Analysis & Opinions
14 August 2015
Find out how the API economy relates to Smart Nation.
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.