ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA, with its more than 110 offices in over 70 countries, provides a broad range of intelligence and business development services for both Austrian companies and their international business partners. Our 800 employees and 35 consultants around the world can assist you in locating Austrian suppliers and business partners. Other services provided by ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA offices range from introductions to Austrian companies looking for importers, distributors or agents to providing in-depth information on Austria as a business location and assistance in entering the Austrian market.
For more information, please visit http://www.advantageaustria.org/international/index.en.html
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.
Korea IT Cooperation Center
National IT Industry Promotion Agency (NIPA) is a non-profit government organization affiliated to Ministry of Science and ICT of the Republic of Korea. It was founded in 2009 and has been at the forefront of achieving national development and economic vitalization through the ICT industry. NIPA promotes businesses related to the convergence and utilization of ICT technology and support international exchange, cooperation, and overseas expansion. One of its subsidiary in Singapore - Korea IT Cooperation Center Singapore (KICC), serves as NIPA's strategic hub for boosting vigorous business opportunities between Korea and ASEAN countries in the ICT industry.
Visit https://www.nipa.kr/eng/main.it for more information.
SPRING Singapore is an agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry responsible for helping Singapore enterprises grow and building trust in Singapore products and services. As the enterprise development agency, SPRING works with partners to help enterprises in financing, capability and management development, technology and innovation, and access to markets. As the national standards and accreditation body, SPRING develops and promotes an internationally-recognised standards and quality assurance infrastructure. SPRING also oversees the safety of general consumer goods in Singapore.
SPRING will merge with IE Singapore to form Enterprise Singapore in Q2 2018. Enterprise Singapore will enable the growth of Singapore companies through an integrated support network to build business capabilities and access overseas markets.