Applied Research & Innovation



Atera Water,  NTU Singapore and SIT collaboration

Local Start-up Atera Water, NTU Singapore and SIT to Make Large-scale Clean Water Production More Affordable for Developing Nations

SIT and Atera developed TeraStream, an innovative water treatment system.

SITizen Poh Yihao, MEng

A Journey of Innovation and Lifelong Learning

Poh Yihao shares why he chose to embark on the Master of Engineering programme at SIT despite the challenges of juggling work and study.


Transforming Manufacturing in Singapore and Beyond

Associate Professor Yee Fook Cheong is shaping the future of manufacturing as the first Academia Fellow of the International Centre for Industrial Transformation.

Physical activities

MOTIVATE: Empowering Stroke Survivors to Stay Physically Active

Co-designed with stroke survivors, MOTIVATE is a multisector collaborative initiative for stroke recovery led by the Singapore Institute of Technology


Strong Start to Boost SMEs’ Energy Efficiency and Upskilling

The Energy Efficiency Technology Centre (EETC) upskilled 200 professionals and conducted 120 audits to help Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) optimise their energy usage in its first phase of operation.

New applied research projects

SIT Embarks on New Research Initiatives

SIT recently embarked on new applied research projects with the aim to advance the intersection of health and environment, pharmaceutical manufacturing and AI-driven education tech.


A Cooler, Greener Alternative to Air-conditioning

An innovative cooling system that makes it a breeze to live an eco-friendly lifestyle won this research team the inaugural SIT Applied Research Excellence Award.


Agrocorp launches Singapore’s first plant-based, nut-free cheese with SIT's support

HerbY-Cheese made possible through collaborative research in sustainable plant protein extraction


One Ship, Two Worlds: Navigating (Virtual) Reality and Decarbonisation with the Hydromover

Singapore’s waters will soon be plied by an all-electric harbour craft. Associate Professor Tay Zhi Yung tells us more about the Hydromover.


Professor Lock Kai Sang: Solving Real-world Problems

The head of the Energy Efficiency Technology Centre (EETC) at SIT applies a unique blend of research excellence and real-world experience to advancing engineering education while addressing key challenges like decarbonisation and energy efficiency.