VALUED PARTNERS OF PROJECT ID: MAKING THE CONNECTION
We are deeply grateful to our partners who have been so generous with their time, expertise and domain knowledge. You have greatly enriched the learning of our students. Thank you for being a part of the Project ID: Connecting the Dots journey!
Beyond Social Services
Beyond Social Services started out as the Bukit Ho Swee Community Service Project more than 50 years ago. It has grown and morphed significantly since and is currently a community development agency dedicated to helping children and youths from less privileged backgrounds break away from the poverty cycle. The organization’s current reach extends to 64 rental housing blocks spread out over 20 neighbourhoods, involving 2,563 families and a total of 8,911 persons. In 2020, its COVID-19 recovery assistance reached 13,385 persons from 3,631 families.
Find out more at https://www.beyond.org.sg/.
Bizlink Centre Singapore
Serving the disabled community since 1986, this non-profit organization offers programmes to empower disabled individuals with a variety of soft skills and on-the-job training. Participants are thus able to maximize their potential and seek greater employment opportunities. Social enterprises under the Bizlink umbrella also offer a supportive environment for disadvantaged individuals and those with disabilities across several vocations.
Find out more at https://www.bizlink.org.sg/.
Bold At Work
Set up in 2017, Bold aims to equip people and organisations with the tools and mindsets to define what good work means to them. It also houses an innovation studio lab in Jurong for social transformation, testing and bringing ideas to life in a community-based setting. Here, they tap the energies and diversity of a tribe of budding changemakers who are constantly on the quest for innovations that can bring about the change that they want to see.
Find out more at www.boldatwork.sg/.
Changi General Hospital
Changi General Hospital (CGH) is an academic medical institution caring for more than 1 million people in Singapore. A tertiary referral centre with over 1,000 beds, CGH is committed to medical research and education, clinical innovation and care for patients through a comprehensive range of medical specialties and services. Helmed by a multi-disciplinary, dedicated team of healthcare professionals, CGH consistently delivers positive health outcomes for patients.
Find out more at https://www.cgh.com.sg/pages/home.aspx.
Founded in 2019, City Sprouts is a social enterprise built on the philosophy or urban rejuvenation and social empowerment. Their vision is to inspire communities through sprouting green spaces and programmes. Sprout Hub is their first space located at 102, Henderson Road, at the heart of Redhill. It features 36 allotment greenhouses as well as a spacious canteen with a varied range of food stalls and a café. It is open daily from 11am to 8pm.
Find out more at www.citysprouts.com.sg.
Clementi Town Shop-Owners' Association
The Clementi Town Shop Owners Association, a member of The Federation of Merchants' Association, Singapore, connects shop owners in the Clementi area to give shoppers a varied and exciting shopping experience.
Find out more about their regular activities on their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Clementi-Town-Shop-Owners-Association-1285527898263350/.
Clementi Centre Market Hawkers' Association
This association is a member of The Federation of Merchants' Association, Singapore. Run by stall owners from the popular food haunt, it seeks to bring vibrancy to the local food scene while providing diners with good food and service.
Read more at https://opengovsg.com/corporate/S84SS0009A.
Established in 2007, Dyna-M Industrial Pte Ltd is a leader in the abrasive pneumatic tooling industry in Singapore and the sole distributor for Dynabrade (USA) and Master Abrasive tooling in Singapore. Other top brands that they carry include Norton, Sia Abrasives, Bibielle Abrasive Technologies and Bosch. Dyna-M offers supportive abrasive solutions and special Automated & Deburring Systems (ADS) for polishing & deburring machines. Notable clients include SIA Engineering Ltd, ST Engineering Ltd and Prat & Whitney Pte Ltd.
Read more at https://www.dyna-m.com/.
An innovative award-winning practice, DCA Architects Pte Ltd is a multi-disciplinary architecture firm that offers architecture, interior planning and urban design services. It has contributed to the visionary transformation of Keppel Bay into a luxurious lifestyle enclave, through its masterplan and projects, such as The Reef at King’s Dock, Reflections at Keppel Bay, and Corals at Keppel Bay. The firm’s portfolio includes Marina Bay Financial Centre, Bedok Mall / Bedok Residences, the recently completed 79 Robinson Road, and the ongoing mixed use development, Pasir Ris 8.
Find out at https://www.dca-architects.com/.
Esplanade-Theatres on the Bay
The Esplanade is one of the world's busiest arts centres, hosting about 3,000 performances annually. This not-for-profit arts centre aims to entertain, engage, educate and inspire through the arts. These social motivations have resulted in a well curated calendar of programmes to keep the arts accessible so that there is always something for everyone to enjoy.
Read more at https://www.esplanade.com/.
Founded in 2009 by Mr Huang E.C., an incurable Italophile who decided to become a travel consultant after spending 9 years living in Venice and another 8 working in a Singapore Statutory Board. The company provides customised travel solutions for Italy, catering to English-speaking clients from Singapore, Southeast Asia, and around the world. In light of limited tourism activity arising from current Covid-19 restrictions, he is currently collaborating with the APICS Italian Cultural Centre in Singapore, conducting online seminars focusing on the history, geography, urban development and social culture of various Italian cities.
Find out more at https://www.ergo-travel.com/.
Food News Creative Marketing Agency
This award-winning agency provides integrated consumer, trade and events marketing solutions across areas of public relations, branding and content creation. Their notable clients include The World's 50 Best Restaurants and Bars, Michelin-Starred restaurants Saint Pierre and Basque Kitchen by Aitor, and 50 Best Awarded Bars The Old Man and Jigger & Pony. Managing Director Ivy Woo is also the Founder of Singapore Cocktail Festival, Asia's largest celebration of cocktails.
Find out more at https://www.foodnews.com.sg/.
Federation of Merchant Association of Singapore
Registered as an association in 1989, FMAS is a non-profit organisation formed to represent interest of merchants operating in the Housing and Development Board (HDB) neighbourhood and town centres, as well as stallholders selling in the National Environmental Agency (NEA) hawker centres and markets. It envisions to be the champion for the Heartland Business Community and to be the bridge between the government and heartland retailers and hawkers. Its mission is to unite businesses in the community, uplift productivity and competiveness and inject vibrancy into neighbourhood centres.
Read more at https://fmas.org.sg/.
Lions Befrienders Service Association
The Lions Befrienders Service Association started as a ‘Lions District Project’ in 1995, with the aim of befriending and caring for lonely and socially isolated seniors in Singapore. Since then it has expanded into implementing a variety of senior-centric activities to promote continuous learning and social support, benefitting more than 86,000 lonely and socially isolated seniors in the country.
Find out more at https://www.lionsbefrienders.org.sg/.
Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment
To provide Singapore with a clean and sustainable environment and resilient supplies of safe food and water, MSE partners works with its three statutory boards: the National Environment Agency (NEA), PUB, Singapore's National Water Agency, and the Singapore Food Agency (SFA). Through innovation, vibrant partnerships and co-operation across the private, public and people (3P) sectors, MSE seeks to build a liveable and sustainable Singapore together.
Read more at https://www.mse.gov.sg/.
National Environmental Agency
The National Environment Agency (NEA) is the leading public organisation responsible for ensuring a clean and sustainable environment for Singapore. Its key roles are to improve and sustain a clean environment, promote sustainability and resource efficiency, maintain high public health standards, provide timely and reliable meteorological information, and encourage a vibrant hawker culture. NEA works closely with its partners and the community to develop and spearhead environmental and public health initiatives and programmes. It is committed to motivating every individual to care for the environment as a way of life, in order to build a liveable and sustainable Singapore for present and future generations.
Read more at https://www.nea.gov.sg.
National Council of Social Service (NCSS)
NCSS is the umbrella body for some 450 member social service agencies in Singapore and provides leadership and direction in social services to enhance the capabilities of social service agencies, and strategic partnerships for social services. It serves the seniors, children and youth with special needs, adults with disabilities, children and youth, families, persons with mental health conditions, and caregivers.
Read more at https://www.ncss.gov.sg/.
SembWaste, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sembcorp Industries, is a leading integrated environmental services provider in Singapore, focused on waste management, public cleaning and recycling services. It offers a comprehensive suite of services such as collection, processing, recycling and disposal of solid waste to customers in the municipal, industrial and commercial sectors.
Read more at https://www.sembcorpenergy.com.sg/.
Safe Place – an initiative that was partnered with Lakeside Family Services – was launched in early 2018, with the aim of empowering women and families with unsupported pregnancies to make life-giving choices. It supports them with case management and counselling; authentic relationships with clients; imparting critical life skills; providing temporary accommodation; and referrals to other support partners.
Read more at https://safeplace.org.sg/.
SanCare Asia is the only reminisce music-based person-centered eldercare company in Asia. It offers a personalised music program, Strike A Note©, which is customised to every client, enabling them to connect with their loved ones and environment. Their 'Return To The Tea Dance©' program – a new reminiscence music and movement program based on the silent disco concept for seniors across all abilities – has been lauded by industry peers and nominated as a Finalist in the 8th Asia-Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards in the Best Dementia Program category.
Read more at https://sancareasia.com
Singapore Tourism Board
The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) is the lead development agency for tourism, one of Singapore's key economic sectors. Together with industry partners and the community, we shape a dynamic Singapore tourism landscape. We bring the Passion Made Possible brand to life by differentiating Singapore as a vibrant destination that inspires people to share and deepen their passions.
Read more at https://www.stb.gov.sg/
Shophouse & Co
A pioneer placemaking studio in Singapore, Shophouse & Co’s vision is for cities to be lovable places for people to live, work, and play. It works with clients to develop sustainable placemaking strategies; catalyse urban spaces and communities through creative programmes; and designing interventions that reimagines urban private and public spaces. Its projects include the well-received Podscape, an audio installation and podcast about the sounds and stories of the city, featuring Bukit Panjang and Pasir Ris.
Read more at https://www.shophouseandco.com/.
Singapore Food Agency
As the lead agency for food-related matters, the Singapore Food Agency ensures and secures a supply of safe food for Singapore. SFA works hand-in-hand with the industry and consumers to grow our three “food baskets” – Diversify import sources, Grow local, and Grow overseas, as well as ensure food safety from farm to fork. SFA also partners food businesses to strengthen capabilities, tap on technologies to raise productivity, undertake research to develop new lines of business, and catalyse industry transformation to ensure food security.
Read more at https://www.sfa.gov.sg/.
The Singapore Red Cross is a homegrown humanitarian organisation, dedicated to relieving human suffering, protecting lives and dignity, and responding to emergencies since 1949. We serve the vulnerable through our blood donor recruitment programme, home and day activity centre for the disabled, transport aid, family life aid, and community first aid. We build capacity and resilience through our training academy, and volunteer and youth development. Beyond our shores, we mobilise and translate contributions from the donor community to relief and recovery, rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts, with the aim of helping communities affected by disasters.
Read more at www.redcross.sg.
susGain is a social enterprise that aims toclose the intention-action gap and empower consumers, businesses and our community to kickstart their sustainability journey and actively work on creating positive environmental and social impact.With susGain's free rewards app, you can turn your eco- and socially conscious actions and purchases into points, cashback, donations to local charities and trees.
Read more at https://www.susgain.com/.
Urban Redevelopment Authority
The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) is Singapore's land use planning and conservation agency. Its mission is 'to make Singapore a great city to live, work and play'. It strives to create an endearing home and a vibrant city through long-term planning and innovation, in partnership with the community. URA's multi-faceted role includes being the main government land sales agent. It attracts and channels private capital investments to develop sites that support planning, economic and social objectives. It also partners the community to enliven our public spaces to create a car-lite, people-friendly and liveable city for all to enjoy. In shaping a distinctive city, URA also promotes architecture and urban design excellence.
Read more at https://www.ura.gov.sg
A leading pioneer in adventure and travel, X-Trekkers take pride in “bringing regular people to the farthest places on our wild and intricate planet". They curate mass and customized itineraries to fulfil every travel dream. To date, they have hosted more than 2,500 adventures and 13,000 travelers over the last 17 years.
Read more at https://www.x-trekkers.com/
Singapore Association for Mental Health (SAMH)
The Singapore Association for Mental Health (SAMH) is a community mental health agency that has been uplifting lives since 1968. We have a multi-disciplinary team of trained and dedicated staff who have supported hundreds of clients and reached out to several thousands of people every year. They come from all walks of life including youths, adults, and seniors. With a vision to promote mental wellness for all, our comprehensive range of programmes in rehabilitation, outreach, and creative services seek to help everyone on their mental health journey.
Read more at www.samhealth.org.sg
Instagram: @samhsingapore and @samhcreatives
Singapore Institute of Architects’ (SIA) Young Architects League (YAL)
Singapore Institute of Architects’ (SIA) Young Architects League (YAL) seeks to engage and serve the architectural community, aspiring architects as well as architectural students in Singapore. It is a platform to foster dialogue, interaction and public outreach, in order to meet the needs and aspirations of young architects in Singapore. YAL SIA’s social media Instagram account also features local talented young architects and upcoming SIA programmes, keeping the local architecture fraternity engaged with the latest architectural happenings in Singapore.
Read more at https://sia.org.sg/young-architects-league-yal/
Upcircle is an environmental startup that focuses on enabling consumers and communities to participate in the circular economy. They have launched a community crowdsourcing mobile application that connects people with unneeded items with others who need them for repurposing, upcycling or recycling. They also run recycling campaigns to engage residences and corporate employees with tangible climate actions. Check out their activities on instagram and links to other program!
Read more at https://www.upcircle.app/
The Plastic Project
The Plastic Project educates and recycles plastic waste from beach cleanups and households into reusable goods. Thus far, they have transformed discarded plastics into coasters, earrings, carabiners, and bespoke goods, such as corporate medals and plaques, and are now experimenting with making furniture out of 100% recycled plastics.Theyfacilitate product-making workshops, webinars, and beach clean-ups, in which the collected plastics are made into goods to advocate for a circular economy.
Check them out on IG at @theplasticproject.sg
Read more at https://www.theplasticproject.sg/
Park Yourself envisions a playful series of Instagrammable People "Parking Lots" that engages people in various play and rest positions.
Winner of the URA-REDAS SPARK Challenge 2021, the modular installation is a vibrant urban artwork that encourages people to come together, interact, take photos and create buzz within public spaces.
Find out more at https://m.facebook.com/parkyourself.fb
Ngee Ann Partners
School of Business & Accountancy
The School of Business & Accountancy (BA) offers students some of the most sought-after business courses in Singapore. All BA diplomas are well plugged into the digital future. Thanks to the new Business Digitalisation Track and modules in Business Analytics and Digital Business Solutions, students will be ready for the digital economy, regardless of the industry they are in. Their curriculum provides students with skills that are transferrable across multiple sectors to future-proof students in a world that is constantly disrupted by digitalisation.
Read more at School of Business & Accountancy.
School of Design & Environment
At the School of Design & Environment (DE), students will learn to unlock their creative potential and learn how to think like a designer. They will gain new economy skills such as design thinking and user experience/ interface (UX/UI) design. Students apply design thinking and project-based learning methods in the management of hotel and leisure facilities to improve service standards and operational efficiencies, while incorporating green technologies and best practices. They also market and manage public and private properties to help owners maximise the value of their assets.
Read more at School of Design & Environment.
School of Humanities & Social Sciences
The School of Humanities & Social Sciences (HMS) is a market leader and pioneer when it comes to providing practical training in the fields of arts and social sciences at the polytechnic level in Singapore. Their rigorous and innovative curriculum equips students with critical thinking skills, the ability to work collaboratively, and the passion to serve the community. HMS pioneered a range of popular diplomas, from its well established Diploma in Early Childhood Education, to the newest Diploma in Community Development.
Read more at School of Humanities & Social Sciences.
School of Life Sciences & Chemical Technology
The School of Life Sciences & Chemical Technology (LSCT) delivers a robust R&D education to students through intensive lab and field-based training, as well as project and workplace learning. Its courses are endorsed by industry experts, renowned research institutes and top universities locally and abroad. LSCT also has close links with organisations such as National Parks Board and PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency. It is also known for its expertise in areas such as biocatalysis and fermentation, cancer biology, molecular diagnostics, membrane technology, skyrise greening, agritech and aquaculture, and food technology.
Read more at School of Life Sciences & Chemical Technology.
Environmental & Water Technology Centre of Innovation
EWTCOI was set up in October 2006 as a strategic collaboration between SPRING Singapore (now known as Enterprise Singapore) and Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP). Its mission is to partner strategic industry sectors in applied R&D and consultancy projects to translate ideas into practical solutions or innovations for a sustainable environment. With multi-disciplinary capabilities ranging from environmental & water engineering, chemical engineering, molecular microbiology, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, electronic engineering, material science engineering and chemistry, EWTCOI has worked with global companies such as Siemens of Germany, Kuraray of Japan, Sembcorp Industries and Keppel Corporation.
Find out more at EWTCOI.