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About AI Singapore

Our mission, vision and goals

AI Singapore (AISG) is a national AI programme launched by the National Research Foundation (NRF) to anchor deep national capabilities in Artificial Intelligence (AI) thereby creating social and economic impacts, grow the local talent, build an AI ecosystem, and put Singapore on the world map.

The programme office is hosted by the National University of Singapore (NUS) and brings together all Singapore-based research institutions and the vibrant ecosystem of AI start-ups and companies developing AI products to perform use-inspired research, grow the knowledge, create the tools, and develop the talent to power Singapore’s AI efforts.

AISG is driven by a government-wide partnership comprising NRF, the Smart Nation and Digital Government Office (SNDGO), the Economic Development Board (EDB), the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), SGInnovate, and the Integrated Health Information Systems (IHiS).

Our Five Pillars

AI Research

Invest in deep capabilities to catch the next wave of scientific innovations and breakthroughs

Next Generation AI

Invent next generation AI techniques/ algorithms

High-Impact Research

Conduct High-Impact Research and tackle important AI technical challenges


Encourage inter-institutional collaboration

AI Technology

Address major challenges that affect our economy and society thereby promoting bold ideas and applications of innovative AI technologies and approaches to solve them

Grand Challenges

Address national-level challenges with breakthroughs in AI technologies to create significant social and economic impact for Singapore

Technology Challenges

Address sector-wide issues with innovative AI solutions to create transformative disruptions in sectors of strategic relevance to Singapore

Prize-based Challenges

Catalyse local and international community experimentation and collaboration in AI with prize rewards for winning solutions to specific problem statements of interest

Ideation Challenges

Crowdsource AI problem statements and solutions from the community to guide AI research and development

AI Innovation

Catalyse AI innovations in the industry through co-creation of AI solutions
and products

AI Makerspace

Grow local AI talents and empowering start-ups, SMEs and enterprises
with AI components, frameworks, platforms and advisory services

AI Governance

Ensure that AI is trustworthy and trusted, for the benefit of humanity

Trustworthy AI

Mitigate the risks of AI through promoting fairness, accountability, transparency, ethics, and safety

Trust in AI

Encourage the adoption of beneficial AI by understanding the factors that shape perceptions of human-machine interaction

Coordinating Agencies

AI Research Partners

AI Centre for Education Technologies

The AI Centre for Education Technologies (AICET) is a research centre that is focused on developing technologies to improve learning.

It is hosted by AI Singapore and is grant-funded by the Smart Nation and Digital Government Office (SNDGO).

AICET collaborates with the Ministry of Education, Singapore and the National University of Singapore on various projects to build systems that provide immediate personalised feedback to the students, providing content that adapts to their performance, and improve assessment and grading efficiency and effectiveness.

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