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Singapore is improving urban living standards to attract new talent

Andrew Killeen Associate Consultant, Custom Research

"Singapore’s Smart Nation strategy is improving urban living standards to attract new talent."

Singapore is improving urban living standards to attract new talent

Singapore was a relatively early adopter of smart-city projects, but it was not until 2014 that the Prime Minister launched the Smart Nation programme to serve as a platform for the promotion and coordination of smart-city developments. Many of the smart-city services and applications in Singapore focus on improving urban living, with the goal of attracting new talent and industries.

This case study provides:

  • an introduction to Singapore's smart-city strategy
  • Singapore's key motives for deploying smart-city projects
  • an outline of smart-city services
  • an overview of the key stakeholders
  • an overview of the city's funding mechanisms
  • key points on policy and regulation.