Centres of innovation help SMEs launch new products through tech

25 Oct 2022

Article mentioned SP’s Food Innovation and Resource Centre (FIRC), which helped organic food wholesaler and retailer Organic7days to develop ready-to-eat baby food with Asian flavours in 2019. Article also mentioned the announcement of the establishment of three new Centres of Innovation (COIs), by Enterprise Singapore, in the built environment, beauty and personal care, and urban agriculture sectors. The three new COIs will support over 300 projects with SMEs, and support up to 1,500 SMEs in Singapore to test and develop technology projects. Their addition is in line with the Budget 2022 plan to expand resources at centres engaging in technology, innovation and enterprise activities across polytechnics and ITEs, and to also give SMEs access to resources such as laboratory facilities and consultancy services. Similar news reported in Lianhe Zaobao.