Economic Development Board (EDB)
The Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), a government agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry, is responsible for strategies that enhance Singapore’s position as a global centre for business, innovation, and talent. We undertake investment promotion and industry development, and work with international businesses, both foreign and local, by providing information, connection to partners and access to government incentives for their investments. Our mission is to create sustainable economic growth, with vibrant business and good job opportunities for Singapore.
For more information on EDB, please visit www.edb.gov.sg.
Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech)
The Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech) is a statutory board formed in October 2016 after the restructuring of the Infocomm Development Authority. Following the formation of the Smart Nation and Digital Government Group in May 2017, GovTech is placed under the Prime Minister’s Office as the implementing agency of the Group.
GovTech works with public agencies to develop and deliver secure digital services and applied technology to individuals and businesses in Singapore. GovTech builds key platforms and solutions needed to support Singapore as a Smart Nation. As a leading centre for information communications technology and related engineering such as the Internet of Things, Data Science and Application Development, GovTech also enhances the capabilities of the Singapore Government in these domains.
Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R)
The Institute for Infocomm Research (I²R pronounced as i-squared-r) is a member of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) family and is Singapore’s largest ICT research institute. Established in 2002, our vision is to power a vibrant and strong digital ecosystem in Singapore. We seek to foster world-class research and develop a deep talent pool of infocomm professionals to power a vibrant knowledge-based Singapore. At I2R, our key research areas are in Artificial Intelligence, Audio; Language & Speech, Data Analytics, Communications & Networks, Cybersecurity, Heterogeneous Analytics, Healthcare, Robotics & AV, Satellite, Smart Energy & Environment and Video & Image Analytics.
For more information about I²R, visit www.a-star.edu.sg/i2r .
International Enterprise Singapore
International Enterprise (IE) Singapore is the government agency promoting international trade and partnering Singapore companies in going global.
IE Singapore attracts global commodities traders to establish their global or Asian home base in Singapore. Through its Global Company Partnership and Market Readiness Assistance, the agency also works with Singapore-based companies in their various stages of growth towards being globally competitive.
IE Singapore’s global network of overseas centres in over 35 locations provides the necessary connections in many developed and emerging markets. Visit www.iesingapore.gov.sg for more information.