Singapore Poly, Emerson launch training, solution centre for energy and chemicals sector
01 Aug 2019
SP and Emerson, a technology and engineering firm, has launched the one-stop Energy and Chemicals Training Centre (ECTC) on the poly’s campus. The new facility will train students and current employees from more than 30 companies from the energy and chemicals, pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical sectors over the next two years. Students from the Diploma in Chemical Engineering programme as well as adult learners from the process industries will be able to conduct experiments, build prototypes and operate equipment in the centre. The ECTC also offers consultancy, business and innovation services for companies through training-needs analysis and road mapping, to further support the energy and chemicals industry. Spanning an area of 1,430 square metres, the centre houses a virtualisation room equipped with virtual reality (VR) technologies, a suite of chemical engineering, key unit operations, and the Interactive Plant Environment (IPE) facility. Similar story was reported in The Business Times and Channel 8.
[The Straits Times]