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Most Recent UP Initiatives

Ministry of Defence Data Analytics Challenge

Leverage data analytics for decision-making in manpower, logistics and other key areas, in a two-step challenge consisting of a data challenge and a hackathon.

Smart Port Hackathon 2015

Improve the efficiency and productivity of the maritime and port services supply chains in the Port of Singapore ecosystem


Experience two full days of fun at Hackathon@SG 2015 - Singapore's biggest ever hackathon - which features the latest technologies such as the Internet of Things, Virtual Reality and Open Data.

Clean & Green Hackathon 2015

Help make Singapore a truly clean city and a 'Zero Waste Nation' by creating solutions that enable behavioural or mindset change.

Prototype Examples from Past Hackathons

SDI Academy

Team SDI Academy built a web-based service that allows foreign workers to learn English by performing small translation quizzes in their own preferred languages - focussing on conversational English relevant for their living and working in Singapore.

SDI Academy

Runner-up - Manpower Hackathon


Based on image processing, speech recognition, and audio and voice synthesis, the technology combines sounds and touch to replace vision in an intuitive manner


Jumpstart Grant Winner - Enabling Community coLAB 2014

Project Timelord

An online tool that helps people find accommodation that optimizes the commute to their workplace and helps businesses find an optimal location for their office/store.

Project Timelord

Winner - GeoHackathon 2014




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