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A*STAR & Surbana Jurong to Collaborate on Built Environment Digital Solutions

Jul 18, 2019 Picture:  SINGAPORE --( ASIA TODAY )-- The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and urban and infrastructure consultancy Surbana Jurong have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to co-develop digital solutions for the planning, design and maintenance of smart cities, with a focus on commercialisation. Under the MOU, A*STAR and Surbana Jurong will jointly develop advanced digital capabilities for three key areas: 1. Planning of cities, residential towns and industrial parks 2. Design and simulation of buildings 3. Services for efficient and sustainable operations and maintenance Examples of possible applications include the development of advanced modelling systems to improve the process of urban planning of smart cities, as well as the creation of technologies for testing and inspection in facilities management. Surbana Jurong’s adoption of these advanced digital technologies would support its efforts to provide best in class consultancy solutions across the value chain including facilities and asset management services, thus strengthening its end-to-end service delivery and competitiveness, particularly in overseas markets. As part of the commercialisation partnership, Surbana Jurong will incorporate, into its service offerings, technologies commercialised by A*STAR’s SME and startup licensees. Surbana Jurong will also expose local companies in its supply chain to overseas markets for new business opportunities, including the 40 countries in which the company has an existing market presence. The upcoming Surbana Jurong Campus will also serve as a test-bed for new technologies in partnership with A*STAR, SMEs and startups. “Moving forward, A*STAR will enhance our support for local enterprises. For Surbana Jurong, we will do our part to support its global competitiveness in the built environment through leveraging technology. The fact that local SMEs can benefit from this new partnership is a very important outcome,” said Mr. Frederick Chew, Chief Executive Officer, A*STAR. Mr. Wong Heang Fine, Group... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, A*STAR & Surbana Jurong to Collaborate on Built Environment Digital Solutions, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you A*STAR & Surbana Jurong to Collaborate on Built Environment Digital Solutions

 

 

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Published By: ASIA TODAY - Friday, 19 July

 

 

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