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Standards Committees & Partners

Standards are developed by recognised standards bodies. Enterprise Singapore administers the Singapore Standardisation Programme and works closely with expert committees.

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Published by Enterprise Singapore
on 10 Jan 2020

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.


Standards Committees

  • The 12 Standards Committees oversee standards development in these areas:
    • Biomedical
    • Building & Construction
    • Chemicals
    • Electrical and Electronic
    • Energy
    • Environment
    • Food
    • General Engineering & Safety
    • Information Technology
    • Management Systems
    • Manufacturing
    • 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
Email: standards@enterprisesg.gov.sg


Last Modified Date: 10 Jan 2020