Daily Archives: April 6, 2015

Service-related industries and workers will now have targeted funding and training support for use of robotics & automation

In preparing Singapore workers for the next wave of technology advancement, Devan Nair Employment and Employability Institute (e2i) announced service-related sectors as the main targets to benefit with up to 50% equipment funding and up to 90% training support for robotics and automation. e2i and Singapore Industrial Automation Association (SIAA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to help local businesses have easy access to adopt technology and support workers for training. Higher productivity and deeper skills will be gained through: i. Events like knowledge sharing, visits and consultation for companies to learn about robotics and automation trends and applications ii. Training for workers to know how to manage and use new technologies and applications<?li> Customised workshops, training for in-house applications, and a broad-based diploma course are being developed by ...