Founding Partners

Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) was established on 2 February 1996, with the mission to develop Singapore as a premier global hub port and international maritime centre (IMC), and to advance and safeguard Singapore’s strategic maritime interests. MPA is the driving force behind Singapore’s port and maritime development. MPA partners the industry and other agencies to enhance safety, security and environmental protection in our port waters, facilitate port operations and growth, expand the cluster of maritime ancillary services, and promote maritime R&D and manpower development.

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NUS Enterprise

NUS Enterprise, the entrepreneurial arm of the National University of Singapore (NUS), plays a pivotal role in advancing innovation and entrepreneurship at NUS and beyond. It actively promotes entrepreneurship and cultivates global mind-sets and talents through the synergies of experiential entrepreneurial education, active industry partnerships, holistic entrepreneurship support and catalytic entrepreneurship outreach. Its initiatives and global connections support a range of entrepreneurial journeys and foster ecosystem building in new markets. These initiatives augment and complement the University’s academic programmes and act as a unique bridge to industry well beyond Singapore’s shores.

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Maritime Singapore

Maritime Singapore is a thriving eco-system comprising Singapore's global hub port, international maritime centre and her strategic maritime interests. It employs 170,000 people in over 5,000 maritime establishments and contributes 7% to Singapore's Gross Domestic Product.

Maritime Singapore's Charateristics
  • Vital
    Maritime Singapore is essential for the nation’s growth and success.
  • Versatile
    Maritime Singapore represents resourcefulness, adaptability and skill-transferability.
  • Resilient
    Maritime Singapore has a cohesive maritime community that has weathered economic cycles, emerging stronger each time.
  • Leading
    Maritime Singapore is at the forefront, leading Singapore’s economic development.

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