Beca launches its first digital innovation hub in Singapore

Beca launched its first Digital Innovation Hub, supported by the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), in Singapore last night.

The hub will serve as a focal point for Beca’s Advanced Manufacturing and Smart Cities consulting expertise in the application of emerging digital technologies, both in Singapore and beyond. It will innovate and deliver new applications, helping its clients get the most from rapidly developing technologies.

Beca CEO, Greg Lowe, said “I’d like to thank the EDB for its support in bringing this initiative to life. We see wide application of new technologies across multiple markets including industrial, buildings, infrastructure, power and water, government and advisory. We look forward to providing the best independent advice on how to integrate and successfully realise the value of emerging digital technologies for our clients' businesses, improving operational efficiency and information sharing.”

He added, “The expertise we provide in this space will lead to high value jobs for Singaporeans and is aligned with the Government’s Smart Nation initiative in helping our clients identify and apply information and communication technologies, networks and big data to create tech-enabled solutions.”

Mr Chng Kai Fong, Managing Director, EDB, said: “We are pleased that Beca has chosen Singapore to anchor its first Digital Innovation Hub. With its strong expertise and track record, Beca’s new Innovation Hub in Singapore will enable partners to work together with them in co-creating smarter and more sustainable communities, buildings and factories, while growing deep talent in the field.”

The Smart Manufacturing and Smart Cities services that Beca provides include:

  • Data science/ Data architecture
  • Digital Engineering (Advanced BIM),
  • Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR) & Mixed Reality (MR)
  • Integration of Systems
  • Simulation for Manufacturing
  • Smart Buildings Technology Master Planning
  • Technology Project Management
  • Smart Industry Readiness Index and Technology Roadmaps
  • Linking Asset Visualisation and Operational Technologies
  • Robotics
  • Integration of IoT, Cybersecurity and ICT strategies
  • Change management

Established in 1920, Beca Group is one of Asia Pacific’s largest employee-owned, independent professional services firm providing smart engineering and management consulting services. Headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand, and operating in Singapore for 40 years, Beca has grown to 3,500 plus professionals spread across 20 offices in the Asia-Pacific region with offices in Bangkok, Jakarta, Yangon and Singapore. We strive to “make everyday better” for the clients and communities we serve.

For further information

If you would like to get involved with the Digital Innovation Hub, please contact Gary Hanniffy gary.hanniffy@beca.com


Clients and business partners joined us to celebrate the launch of the Innovation Hub in Singapore
Mr Chng Kai Fong, Managing Director, Economic Development Board, Singapore speaks with the group (standing fifth on the right)
Jonathan Austin, New Zealand High Commissioner spoke at the event
Greg Lowe, CEO, Beca; Lee Ang Seng, MD - Singapore, Beca; Yam Kum Weng, EVP, Changi Airport Group
Clients and business partners joined us to celebrate the launch of the Innovation Hub in Singapore
See also 2018