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The AI Technology Challenge aims to address sector-wide issues with innovative AI solutions to create transformative disruptions in sectors of strategic relevance to Singapore.

Its objective is to advance AI technologies and innovation that can be adopted by the public sector and the industry to solve important sectoral problems and create socioeconomic impact for Singapore.

AI Technology Challenge Modalities

Open-Theme Challenges

The Technology Challenge (Open-Theme) is a bottom-up approach to incentivise original and significant solutions. Applicants will define the target sector, problem scope, design approach and potential impact for the target sector.

July 2021 Call for Whitepapers is Now Closed

Thematic Challenges

The Thematic Technology Challenges are scoped with our partner agencies overseeing sectors of strategic relevance to Singapore. Applicants will submit proposals to address a pre-defined target sector and problem statement.

Upcoming Call Opens: 1H2022 (tentative)

For enquiries on the Technology Challenge, please contact us here.

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The AI Technology Challenge is open to the seven (7) Institutes of Higher Learning (IHLs) and the A*STAR Research Institutes in Singapore. Proposals are invited from multidisciplinary teams and consortia of academics, researchers, scientists, engineers, domain experts, and other professionals.

The seven IHLs refer to: National University of Singapore (NUS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore Management University (SMU), Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT), Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS), National Institute of Education (NIE) Singapore.

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