Key Milestones

Key milestones in Innovation and R&D


  • Set up of MINT Fund


  • Launch of MPA-NTU Maritime Clean Energy Research Programme
  • MPA signed MOU with Research Council of Norway (RCN)


  • Set up of Singapore Maritime Institute
  • Launch of Green Technology Programme
  • Launch of MFM Test-bedding programme
  • Launch of MPA-JP Green Port & Productivity Solutions R&D Programme
  • Launch of MPA-PSA Port Tech R&D Programme


  • Launch of 1st Maritime R&D Roadmap 2025


  • Launch of LNG Bunkering Pilot Programme
  • MPA signed MOU with Port of Rotterdam
  • Launch of flagship Singapore Maritime Technology Conference


  • Set-up of MPA Living Lab
  • Launch of NGVTMS Innovation Programme
  • Launch of Smart Port Challenge & Maritime Technology Acceleration Programme
  • Set-up of Centre of Excellence in Maritime Energy & Sustainable Development at NTU


  • Launch of PIER71
  • Development of Maritime Transformation Programme
  • Set up of Centre of Excellence in Modelling & Simulation of Next Generation Ports at NUS
  • Set up of Centre of Excellence in Maritime Safety at Singapore Polytechnic


  • SMI and MPA’s launch of Singapore Maritime R&D Roadmap 2030