Driving Innovation and KNOWLEDGE ECONOMY

NCER Technology Innovation Centre (NTIC) is a programme under NCER’s “Tech Valley” initiative that focuses on activities related to research, product development and specific design that will act as a platform for large local companies (LLC), multinational corporations (MNC), small medium enterprises (SME), start-ups as well as individual technocrats and young entrepreneurs to undertake high value-added high-tech activities at NCER and subsequently generate their own Intellectual Properties (IP).

Ncer Tech Valley



To strengthen the talent and industry ecosystem in NCER, and create innovative and high value-added activities.



  • To strengthen ecosystem in less developed areas. 
  • To address mismatch & shortages of skilled labour to meet industry demand. 
  • To elevate the competitiveness of local companies in moving up the value chain.

Industry Ecosystem

Industrial ecosystems encompass all players operating in a value chain: from the smallest start-ups to the largest companies, from academia and research service providers to suppliers. NTIC focuses on nurturing local companies to move up the value chain through vendor development and localisation by providing the necessary ecosystems for them to thrive.

Talent Ecosystem


Talent has been the most important factor in developing the economy. In the world with fast technological advancement, there is a need to bridge the gap between talent supply and demand. NTIC focuses on building talent alliances, enhancing talent standards, improving skills that are tailored to the current industry demand. Ultimately, NTIC strives to build academic, industry and public talent ecosystems to support the development of technologies and industries in NCER.


Using the “quad helix” approach to drive innovative and sustainable economic development, NTIC focuses on five key sectors as core enablers, namely Electrical and Electronics (E&E), Machinery and Equipment (M&E), Medical Technology and Devices (MTD), Aerospace and Agri-technology.


Electrical & Electronics

Machinery & Equipment

Medical Technology & Devices



NTIC Services


Value Chains

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Design to Realization

  • IC / Product Design - Fabless Design
  • Product Development Engineering
  • IC Fabrication
  • Assembly and Test
  • IR4.0 and Automation
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Precision & Design Automation Engineering

  • Machine and Equipment Design
  • Simulation / Design Validation
  • Rapid Prototype / Additive Manufacturing
  • Solid Modelling / First Article Realization
  • Measuring and Metrology
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R&D to Clinical

  • Research and Medical Discovery
  • Clinical Development
  • Manufacturing and Supply Chain
  • Marketing, Physician and Education
  • Clinical
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R&D to MRO

  • Research and Technology
  • Airframe, Avionics and Propulsion Component
  • Subassembly
  • Final Assembly and Integration
  • Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul
  • Talent Development Programme
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Suppliers to Consumers

  • Farmer's suppliers
  • Farmer's producers
  • Processing, post-harvest, storage
  • Distribution and retails
  • Consumer


Digital Tourism

Digital Economy

Smart Manufacturing

Smart Farming

Smart Machinery

Green Economy

Smart Supply Chain

Smart Logistics

Smart Learning


Mismatch Between The Skills of Graduates and Employer Requirements

Interruption of Supply Chain

Lack of Sustainable Ecosystem in Less Developed Area

Lack of Capability and Productivity, Process Inefficiency

Lack of Competitive Services/Products

Less Focus on Local SME Development


NTIC offers facilitation services via collaborations with well established strategic partners locally and globally.



NTIC facilitates local companies that intend to set up incubators in NCER through our strategic partners such as CREST, MTDC, TusStar and MRANTI.

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