The Abu Dhabi – Singapore Smart Cities Open Innovation Challenge brings together the Abu Dhabi City government and leading corporates to collaborate with innovative start-ups and SMEs in Singapore to drive future smart city development in the Middle East.
In this challenge, Enterprise Singapore, Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) and IPI have partnered three Abu Dhabi organisations – Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), Masdar, and Department of Municipality and Transport (DMT) to look for innovative partners to collaborate on six challenge statements to drive future smart city developments in the Middle East. If you are a Singapore start-up or innovative SME with suitable solutions, we want to hear from you!
We invite you to showcase your innovative smart city solutions. Selected companies will have the opportunity to develop and pilot your solutions, and these may be adapted and implemented by the organisations in the Middle East.
This challenge is an initiative of the Abu Dhabi – Singapore Joint Forum (ADSJF), co-chaired by Mr S. Iswaran, Minister-in-charge of Trade Relations (Singapore) and H.E. Khaldoon Al Mubarak, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Affairs Authority and Mubadala Company.
Before applying for the challenge, interested Singapore companies are strongly encouraged to attend a virtual briefing where the three organisations will share more details about the challenge statements. Sign up now via the Register Now button below.
This briefing will feature sharing sessions by Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, Masdar and The Department of Municipalities and Transport, followed by a Q&A segment. Interested solution providers are strongly encouraged to register for this briefing.
The DMT is seeking innovative solutions from renewable and sustainable energy sources to be implemented in public recreational areas such as parks and beaches to supply electric power to these public facilities.
Masdar is looking for an innovative, cost-effective and self-contained solution that taps passive and/or active heat management technologies and design to enhance comfort in the outdoors.
Singapore enterprises and solution providers will have the opportunity to collaborate with top Abu Dhabi organisations to pilot and bring your smart city solutions to life.
The submitted proposals will be evaluated according to the following criteria:
Research Institutes and IHLs will have to partner up with a Singapore start-up or SME to be eligible for the challenge.
Overseas participants may source for their own preferred Singapore partner or alternatively, complete the enclosed form for IPI to assist with the partner recommendation.
For further enquiries on Singapore partners you many contact IPI partnership team for further assistance, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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