Impact the Future with Design-Led Innovation
Adopting a user-centric model, Design Factory@SIT (DF@SIT) seeks to support industry partners through collaborative innovation projects, thereby creating authentic interdisciplinary and collaborative learning opportunities for students, and enhance the workplace learning continuum.
As a member of the Design Factory Global Network, DF@SIT will collaborate with a network of innovation hubs in universities and research organisations across five continents in the world, across cultures, time zones and organisational boundaries to foster radical innovations. DF@SIT seeks to help students, academic staff and companies employ design-led innovation tools to pilot ideas and build roadmaps for the changing marketplace.
To help businesses unlock their value by embracing disruption and championing design innovation thinking through a multi-disciplinary approach.
Enable businesses to move up the innovation value chain by harnessing our network of talent and capabilities.
We guide businesses to find unique value propositions in new business models, products and services through a multi-disciplinary co-creation approach in design innovation and experimentation.
DF@SIT provides design consultancy, needs-finding, project scoping, co-creation and industry mentorship for pre-startup projects, strategy development and business planning, anchored on the Design Thinking Methodology.
We also offer 3-year collaboration agreements with companies. These joint collaborations provide a platform for substantial, meaningful pathways that offer thematic areas to ensure a pipeline of projects that SIT students and staff from partner organisations can work on. These could include proof-of-concept or capstone projects. The structured collaboration across three years aims to deliver downstream application outcomes and be known in the broader ecosystem.
DF@SIT brings together businesses and institutions from Singapore and across the Design Factory Global Network, to develop collaborative real-world projects for advancing applied learning and applied research through a passion-based culture and effective problem solving.
DF@SIT offers a selection of workshops, SSG SkillsFuture courses, and modules for students, industry and individuals interested in different design disciplines, design innovation, ideation, and prototyping.
Business, Communication and DesignHead,
Infocomm TechnologyDeputy Head,
Business, Communication and Design
Business, Communication and DesignDirector of Strategic Ventures, Partner,
Head, Business and Industry Development, A*STAR.
Our diverse projects provide insights into how people live, work and play. From project experience in design thinking, human-centred design and organisational change in areas such as healthcare and retail, we learn from adjacent industries and apply these insights for our clients.
Design Factory Global Network (DFGN) is a network of innovation hubs in universities and research organisations in five continents of the world. DFGN is on a mission to create change in the world of learning and research through passion-based culture and effective problem solving. Shared understanding and common ways of working enable Design Factories in the network to collaborate efficiently across cultures, time zones and organisational boundaries fostering radical innovations. At DF@SIT, we provide a range of opportunities for our faculty, students, and industry collaborators, to participate in joint-projects, conferences, and internships with the rest of the Design Factories from the Global Network
We are located at:
SIT @ Dover
10 Dover Drive
University Services Centre SR1A
To find out more about our programmes and offerings, send us an email and we will get back to you as soon as we can.
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