26 Jan 2016

Singapore Public Agencies Call for Proposal


The industry along with the public agencies face key challenges such as manpower shortage, increasing need to improve productivity and limited technology adoption. With the tightening of local labour market, there is a need for step-change improvements in the productivity of both private and public entities. Through this call for proposal (CFP), public agencies can collaborate with private enterprises to improve productivity and develop sustainable technology solutions.

This CFP is jointly launched by the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) and partnering public agencies to invite local enterprises to develop innovative solutions to address operational challenges and to provide opportunities for test bedding. This initiative is supported by problem statements from partnering public agencies like National Environment Agency (NEA), Housing and Development Board (HDB), Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), National Healthcare Group (NHG) and SPRING Singapore.

Registration page to the call for proposal briefings:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/public-agencies-call-for-proposal-tickets-20854541495

The industry along with the public agencies face key challenges such as manpower shortage, increasing need to improve productivity and limited technology adoption. With the tightening of local labour market, there is a need for step-change improvements in the productivity of both private and public entities. Through this call for proposal (CFP), public agencies can collaborate with private enterprises to improve productivity and develop sustainable technology solutions.

This CFP is jointly launched by the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) and partnering public agencies to invite local enterprises to develop innovative solutions to address operational challenges and to provide opportunities for test bedding. This initiative is supported by problem statements from partnering public agencies like National Environment Agency (NEA), Housing and Development Board (HDB), Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), National Healthcare Group (NHG) and SPRING Singapore.

Registration page to the call for proposal briefings:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/public-agencies-call-for-proposal-tickets-20854541495

AgenciesNo of Problem StatementsS/NoProblem StatementAreaURLBriefing DateTimeLocation
NEA31Cleaning of staircases is currently done manually using traditional broom-dustpan method, and such methods are tedious and time-consuming.Automation/ Robotics/ Cleaning ToolsClick here5 Feb 201610am-12pmSingapore Environment Institute (SEI)
1 Kay Siang Road, #09-01, Singapore 248922
Training Room 1
2Clearing of flotsam and litter from waterways is slow and laborious and current attempts to automate the process need to be improved upon.Automation/ Robotics/ UAVClick here
3The cleaning of the Drop Inlet Chambers (DICs) is labour intensive and current solutions available are not able to reduce the headcount or simplify the process.Automation/ Robotics/ Cleaning ToolsClick here
HDB31The Town Council workers use large amount of water during block washing as they jet sprayed the floor when they carry out their monthly block washing. Is there a better way of going about their monthly block washing?Materials / Chemicals / Cleaning ToolsClick here3 Feb 201610am-12pmHDB
Centre of Building Research

10 Woodlands Avenue 8 Conference Room
2Some of the old HDB blocks have individual refuse chutes. These rubbish bins are usually removed individually and carted away to the bin centre where the refuse are consolidated and the refuse removed using the refuse trucks. Is there a better way of removing the heavily laden rubbish bins from the recesses of the refuse chutes?Automation/ RoboticsClick here
3The Town Councils' workers sweep the common areas such as common corridors, lifts and lift lobbies daily. Would it be possible for a mobile Apps to be developed to allow volunteers in the block to sign up to supplement the work and help keep the block clean so as to take charge of the cleanliness of their own common corridor space. A reward and recognition system could be included with the Apps to incentivise.AppsClick here
NHG HQ21Manpower reliance for the manual cleaning of toilets and discharged beds. (TTSH)Automation/ Robotics/ Cleaning ToolsClick here4 Feb 20162-4pmTTSH
11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433
Annex 1 Building
Level 2-S-M011 (Pearl's Hill)
2Cleaning of beds is manual washing and scrubbing with a water hose. (IMH)Automation/ Robotics/ Cleaning ToolsClick here
CAAS11Today, Ground Handling Agents (GHAs) are under the pressure to clean the aircraft thoroughly within a short period of time and amidst tight space constraints.Automation/ Robotics/ Cleaning ToolsClick here5 Feb 20163-5pmCAAS
60 Airport Blvd, Singapore 819643
Meeting Room 1

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