Singapore Food Manufacturers' Association
Singapore Food Manufacturers' Association

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Seminar on Food Digitalization, Automation and Innovation – Towards Factory of Future

Date: 03 Nov 2022

Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Venue: Multipurpose Hall, Level 1, Innovis, 2 Fusionopolis Way, Singapore 138634


Organised By: A*STAR SIMTech
Partner Association: SFMA

Food Industry is an important industry for Singapore to improve Singapore food security . Digital transformation and automation and food innovation have been, and will continue to be the key drivers for business growth. It is the essential step for organizations to take to stay competitive with improved productivity and agility.

This seminar on Food Digitalization, Automation and Innovation – Towards Factory of Future is organised by A*STAR SIMTech, in collaboration with SFMA to address digital and sustainable technology innovation needs of the food industry . In this seminar, SIMTech will introduce its "Digital Transformation & Innovation™" programme, other digital and automation technologies for the Food Industry. A*STAR SIFBI will also be presenting on Food Innovation via A*STAR Novel Food Processes. SIMTech and SIFBI experienced speakers and researchers will be sharing their knowledge and insights during the seminar. SIMTech will also be sharing industrial case studies of digital transformation & automation solutions conducted for local companies.

We invite you to join us at this webinar to understand how digital , automation and food processing technology solutions would benefit you and your organization. You are strongly encouraged to sign up for the programme immediately after the seminar, and kick start your journey to learn from the world’s best minds. See you at the seminar!


9:30am | Welcome Address
by Mr Rick Yeo, Director, Manufacturing Productivity Technology Centre (MPTC), SIMTech

9:40am | Digital Transformation Innovation & LEAN in Food Manufacturing
by Dr Roland Lim, Associate Technical Fellow, SIMTech

10:00am | Digitalization and Automation of Planning, Scheduling and Tracking Activities for Food Manufacturing
by Mr Chua Tay Jin, Principal Research Engineer, SIMTech

10:15am | Customisable Digital Workflows for Food Industry
by Dr Justin Lim, Principal Research Engineer, SIMTech

10:30am | Logistic, Planning and Tracking Solutions in Food Industry
by Mr He Wei, Principal Research Engineer, SIMTech

10:50am | Automation Solutions for Food Manufacturing Industry
by Dr Teo Chek Sing, Group Manager, Adaptive Robotics and Mechatronics, SIMTech

11:10am | Food Innovation via A*STAR Novel Food Processes
by Dr Raffael Osen, Group Leader, Food Process Engineering, SIFBI, A*STAR

11:30am | I&E Collaboration, Business Matchmaking and Internationalisation
By Mr Tan Chuan Seng Director A*PC and Mr Kaspar Chong Deputy Director, I&E Group A*STAR

11.45am | Teabreak Networking & Model Factory Tour (Tour will be in batches) - Model Factory Demonstrations & Presentation
by Mr Wong Ming Mao, Deputy Director, MPTC, SIMTech
Station 1: Improve Equipment Effectiveness through LPI
Station 2: Real-Time Production Planning, Tracking and Scheduling through LPI
Station 3: Supply Chain and Nerve Centre Demonstration

12:40pm | End


Participation Fee:
Member Price - S$0
Non-Member Price - S$0

Registration Closed!

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