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Singapore Geospatial Master Plan

The Singapore Land Authority (SLA), in partnership with the Government Technology Agency (GovTech), leads the Singapore Geospatial Master Plan to maximise the impact of geospatial information and technology for the economy and the wider society.

Vision: A Geospatial-Powered Singapore.

Mission: Empowering the Industry, People and Government with Geospatial Information and Technology to Enhance Decision-making, Create Opportunities and Lead Better Lives.



  • A Thriving
    GeoIndustry

    Singapore as the GeoHub of the region with wider adoption and a vibrant enterprise ecosystem 

  • Geoworks

    GeoWorks
    Industry centre that brings together geospatial companies, sectoral users, and public agencies to promote business growth, drive innovation and build a vibrant geospatial community.

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  • Geospatial marketplace

    Geospatial marketplace
    A trusted geospatial data and services platform to facilitate data sharing and exploration to solve common business problems, create new applications, products and services.

  • Geospatial industry network

    Geospatial industry network
    An industry association that fosters networks among the government, academia and industry to promote the industry and create collaborative opportunities.

  • A Nation of
    GeoEmpowered
    People

    A competent workforce and savvy population in using geospatial for increased productivity and better lives

  • OneMap

    OneMap
    Citizen-centric platform for geospatial information exploration, creation and sharing.

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  • Geospatial workforce training and lifelong education

    Geospatial workforce training and lifelong education
    Geospatial education programmes, conversion and re-skilling courses that stage geospatial learning at all levels.

  • Community of geospatial interest group

    Community of geospatial interest group
    A vibrant geospatial community of practice and geospatial interest groups to drive use of Geospatial through ground-up initiatives.

  • A GeoSmart
    Government

    An effective and trusted public service driven through geo-enabled processes in policy-making, planning and operations

  • Virtual Singapore

    Virtual Singapore
    Whole-of-Government 3D city modelling and data platform to enhance policy planning, inter-agency collaboration, research and business initiatives and citizen engagement.

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  • Geospatial Capability Centre

    Geospatial Capability Centre
    Geospatial Capability Centre to support public agencies' use of Geospatial for better service delivery, operations and decision making.

  • Geospatial Technology Alliance

    Geospatial Technology Alliance
    A collaborative network of local and overseas research and education institutes engaged in leading edge research to improve geospatial technologies and capabilities.



GeoChallenges

    ASEAN Geospatial Challenge 2022



    The ASEAN Geospatial Challenge 2022: Geospatial Youth Edition brings youth in the ASEAN region together to use geospatial technology and information to support nations in achieving their Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Targeted at students from Institutes of Higher Learning (IHLs) in the ASEAN region, the challenge aims to:

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    • Cultivate good relationships and collaborations among ASEAN youth
    • Elevate geospatial competencies and facilitate knowledge sharing
    • Raise interest in the geospatial field

    Learn about the ASEAN Geospatial Challenge 2022 (Singapore National Level) here and the ASEAN Geospatial Challenge 2022 (ASEAN Level) here.

  • GeoWorks Challenge

    The GeoWorks Challenge match-makes geospatial solution providers and various industry sectoral users to drive geospatial adoption and co-creation for increased productivity. More information on the Supply Chain Challenge can be found here.

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  • Singapore GeoSpatial Challenge

    Started in 2008, the Singapore Geospatial Challenge aims to raise students' awareness of geospatial information and technology, which they apply to issues from multiple domains.

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  • GeoHackathon

    The GeoHackathon invites communities from diverse networks to co-create solutions to real-life challenges, using geospatial technology. Several of the winning entries, such as 99.co, went on to develop their ideas into full-fledged businesses successfully.
    More info on the 2015 GeoHackathon.

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Singapore Geospatial Scholarship

The Singapore Geospatial Scholarship is a collaboration among 10 public agencies: SLA, BCA, GovTech, HDB, JTC, LTA, NEA, NParks, PUB & URA to offer local and overseas undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships in geospatial and geospatial-related courses. 





Esri Young Scholars Award

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Esri, a GeoWorks GeoPartner, is holding a challenge to encourage students to kickstart their GIS careers. The 2021 Esri Young Scholar Award seeks to find the most innovative student project, software design, application or research paper developed using Esri’s ArcGIS technology. Students studying geospatial science disciplines, including 2020 graduates, are eligible to participate in the competition which is open until 14 May 2021. The winner of the Esri Young Scholars Award will receive several prizes including full access to “The 2021 Esri User Conference” and an ArcGIS Personal Use licence. 

For more details, visit: https://esrisingapore.com.sg/esri-young-scholars-award

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One Historical Map

One Historical Map is a SG50 project created by the Singapore Land Authority in partnership with the National Heritage Board. Discover the yesteryears of Singapore through our collection of georeferenced street maps (since 1966) and the various photos! Make your photos a part of Singapore's history by sharing them too!

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Stay tuned for more upcoming initiatives!