Enterprise Singapore’s Role
- Enterprise Singapore is the national standards body of Singapore. It manages the National Standardisation Programme under the guidance of an industry-led Singapore Standards Council. Its goal is to develop and promote the adoption of local and international standards amongst businesses.
The Singapore Standards Council
- Representatives from the private and public sectors make up the Singapore Standards Council.
- The council’s role is to strengthen public-private collaboration and encourage stakeholders with diverse interests to participate in standards development.
- They also advise Enterprise Singapore on the directions, policies, strategies and priorities for the national standardisation programme.
- The 12 Standards Committees oversee standards development in these areas:
- Building & Construction
- Electrical and Electronic
- General Engineering & Safety
- Information Technology
- Management Systems
- Silver Industry
- The Food Standards Committee, for example, seeks to develop Singapore’s food hub through the standardisation of food quality & safety and food storage & warehousing.
Standards Development Organisations
- These organisations are appointed by Enterprise Singapore to administer the standardisation work of selected Standards Committees:
- The Institution of Engineers, Singapore (IES)
- Singapore Chemical Industry Council (SCIC)
- Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF)
- Enterprise Singapore works with the Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA) on IT-related standards.
- If you are keen to play a part in shaping the future of Singapore standards, find out how you can join as a Standards Partner by contacting Enterprise Singapore’s Standards Division.
Tel: (65) 6279 1805
Fax: (65) 6659 0639