Singapore government sets aside S$15 million fund for mobile app development
27 June 11
Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore together with NTUC’s Employment and Employability Institute, SPRING Singapore and the Singapore Tourism Board, has earmarked S$15 million fund to develop mobile applications for service sectors.
At the Infocomm Media Business Exchange (imbX) 2011 last week, Singapore’s minister for information, communication and the arts, Yaccob Ibrahim said, “Government wants to harness opportunities presented by the mobile space and to develop mobile solutions for businesses”.
This development funds main focus is to enhance the competitiveness of businesses in the retail, tourism or F&B sectors. “Through this initiative, we hope to be able to accelerate the use of mobile technologies, such as mobile commerce or wireless point-of-sales,” said Ibrahim.
More details of the fund can be found at the IDA website.