Briefing on PACT
(Partnerships for Capability Transformation)
Initiative

Fung Mok Wing
Director, PACT
SPRING Singapore
Develop Singapore’s research capabilities.

Regulate anti-competitive activities

Promote industry develo...
The Enterprise Landscape

Large
Companies
(~1,100)

$100m
Small & Medium Enterprises
(~36,300)

$1m
Micro-Enterprises
(~12...
What is PACT?
Encouraging the big companies to work with the
small for win-win partnerships

Who are considered big?
Big (...
PACT
A key recommendation under SME Review:
Industries and scope covered:
• Manufacturing, electronics, marine & offshore,...
Introduction to PACT

Modes of Collaboration
PACT

Partner
Development
• Help MNCs/LEs
upgrade
capabilities of new
and exi...
1) Partner Development
Manufacturing

Implement Kaizen with 11 key suppliers
Improve productivity and reduce cost
1) Partner Development
Retail

Bugis Street Development
• 800 retailers
• From pen & paper to POS
• Cashless payment
• Bet...
How Profs can help in Partner Development?
Suppliers,
Subcontractors

Large Organisation
Supply Chain
Integration

(Hospit...
2) Knowledge Transfer

• Build SMEs’ capabilities to support the
development of smartphones, mobile wearable
devices in ar...
How Profs can help in Knowledge Transfer?

Profs or their contacts (from other universities or MNCs) that
have useful know...
3) Co-Innovation
SMEs and
LTA on street light brightness monitoring
• Vehicle mounted device to measure luminosity
of stre...
3) Co-Innovation
SMEs and
Hospitals develop medical devices
• Develop new medical products to meet the
needs of hospitals
...
How Profs can help in Co-Innovation?

• Profs working with SMEs on new product development and
have Large Organisations th...
4) PACT Manager

PACT
Manager
• A manager from the LE dedicated full-time to
identify, plan and drive PACT projects with
S...
We will like to work with you on PACT

Fung Mok Wing
Fung_mok_wing@spring.gov.sg
Clarissa Lim
Clarissa_lim@spring.gov.sg
S...
Thank You
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Partnerships for Capability Transformation (PACT) Initiative - SPRING

  1. 1. Briefing on PACT (Partnerships for Capability Transformation) Initiative Fung Mok Wing Director, PACT
  2. 2. SPRING Singapore Develop Singapore’s research capabilities. Regulate anti-competitive activities Promote industry development and foreign investment attraction Promote a competitive and reliable energy industry Promote international trade and internationalisation of Singapore-based enterprises Ensure supply of industrial facilities and industrial space Develop and promote Sentosa Island Promote and develop tourism industry Promote enterprise development and quality & standards
  3. 3. The Enterprise Landscape Large Companies (~1,100) $100m Small & Medium Enterprises (~36,300) $1m Micro-Enterprises (~123,200) Source: SPRING’s 2011 estimates Note: Includes manufacturing, services, construction, agriculture and utilities sectors 3
  4. 4. What is PACT? Encouraging the big companies to work with the small for win-win partnerships Who are considered big? Big (Large) Organisations include MNCs, GLCs, Govt. Agencies, IHLs, hospitals, Robinsons, etc. Why PACT? 1. Big markets which can propel the growth of SMEs – e.g.Apple 2. A vast pool of IPs and knowhow –e.g.3M 3. Serve as good reference customers for SMEs- e.g.PUB 4. Help ‘nudge’ their suppliers/contractors to upgrade – e.g.Keppel Information on this slide is confidential and strictly for use by SPRING Singapore officers only. It should not be used or referred to by third parties without prior written consent from SPRING Singapore.
  5. 5. PACT A key recommendation under SME Review: Industries and scope covered: • Manufacturing, electronics, marine & offshore, cleantech, logistics, food services, retail, bio-medical, etc • Supplier development, productivity improvements, knowledge transfer and product/process innovation Level of Support: • Up to 70% funding for supportable project costs Initiative started in April 2013 by DPM Tharman Information on this slide is confidential and strictly for use by SPRING Singapore officers only. It should not be used or referred to by third parties without prior written consent from SPRING Singapore.
  6. 6. Introduction to PACT Modes of Collaboration PACT Partner Development • Help MNCs/LEs upgrade capabilities of new and existing SME partners • To increase SMEs’ productivity, quality, customer service etc. Knowledge Transfer • Encourage transfer of knowledge to SMEs (e.g. workshops) to improve capabilities/ productivity Information on this slide is confidential and strictly for use by SPRING Singapore officers only. It should not be used or referred to by third parties without prior written consent from SPRING Singapore. Co-Innovation • Co-innovation and test-bed on new or complementary areas of development • Enable SMEs to build reference customers and track record PACT Manager • Plan, monitor and implement PACT projects
  7. 7. 1) Partner Development Manufacturing Implement Kaizen with 11 key suppliers Improve productivity and reduce cost
  8. 8. 1) Partner Development Retail Bugis Street Development • 800 retailers • From pen & paper to POS • Cashless payment • Better manage inventory • Customer loyalty program Improve efficiency and generate more sales
  9. 9. How Profs can help in Partner Development? Suppliers, Subcontractors Large Organisation Supply Chain Integration (Hospitals, Retail, Manufacturing) Customers Supply Chain Integration Profs who are engaged in consultancy projects on productivity or supply chain optimisation to Large Organisations can offer to extend project to suppliers/subcontractors or to SME customers Information on this slide is confidential and strictly for use by SPRING Singapore officers only. It should not be used or referred to by third parties without prior written consent from SPRING Singapore.
  10. 10. 2) Knowledge Transfer • Build SMEs’ capabilities to support the development of smartphones, mobile wearable devices in areas such as displays, wireless charging, software development, etc Manufacturer of food seasonings • Educate chefs on profit maximisation, menu planning and increasing efficiencies in kitchen operations Information on this slide is confidential and strictly for use by SPRING Singapore officers only. It should not be used or referred to by third parties without prior written consent from SPRING Singapore.
  11. 11. How Profs can help in Knowledge Transfer? Profs or their contacts (from other universities or MNCs) that have useful know-how or technologies that they can share and help uplift the capabilities of our SMEs. Information on this slide is confidential and strictly for use by SPRING Singapore officers only. It should not be used or referred to by third parties without prior written consent from SPRING Singapore.
  12. 12. 3) Co-Innovation SMEs and LTA on street light brightness monitoring • Vehicle mounted device to measure luminosity of street lamps NEA to develop smoke exhaust detector for vehicles • Detect smoky vehicles and capture license plate without stopping Information on this slide is confidential and strictly for use by SPRING Singapore officers only. It should not be used or referred to by third parties without prior written consent from SPRING Singapore.
  13. 13. 3) Co-Innovation SMEs and Hospitals develop medical devices • Develop new medical products to meet the needs of hospitals HDB to develop lift surveillance system • Utilizing video analytics to monitor for inappropriate behaviour in lifts PUB on waste water treatment solutions • Looking into innovative solutions for waste water treatment Information on this slide is confidential and strictly for use by SPRING Singapore officers only. It should not be used or referred to by third parties without prior written consent from SPRING Singapore.
  14. 14. How Profs can help in Co-Innovation? • Profs working with SMEs on new product development and have Large Organisations that are keen to testbed the product • Profs working with Large Organisations that are keen to look for product solutions to address their needs Information on this slide is confidential and strictly for use by SPRING Singapore officers only. It should not be used or referred to by third parties without prior written consent from SPRING Singapore.
  15. 15. 4) PACT Manager PACT Manager • A manager from the LE dedicated full-time to identify, plan and drive PACT projects with SMEs Intel, NXP, Keppel, ST Kinetics, TTSH, NUH, NTU, NUS, SP Information on this slide is confidential and strictly for use by SPRING Singapore officers only. It should not be used or referred to by third parties without prior written consent from SPRING Singapore.
  16. 16. We will like to work with you on PACT Fung Mok Wing Fung_mok_wing@spring.gov.sg Clarissa Lim Clarissa_lim@spring.gov.sg Sarah Loo Sarah_loo@spring.gov.sg Kandan Jayaraj Kandan_jayaraj@spring.gov.sg Information on this slide is confidential and strictly for use by SPRING Singapore officers only. It should not be used or referred to by third parties without prior written consent from SPRING Singapore.
  17. 17. Thank You

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