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We are a community of professional, talented and passionate citizens, who come together to tackle a wide range of urban challenges and make Singapore more liveable, competitive & sustainable.

What is UP Singapore?

Urban Prototyping (UP) is a movement where people from the public, private and people sectors come together to tackle the wide variety of socio-economic and environmental challenges facing our cities.

The first series of UP Singapore events was held in June and July 2012, in conjunction with the World Cities Summit. Since then, we have organised over 50 of these “civic” hackathons and dozens of related events for themes ranging from health and ageing to green issues and energy efficiency, or for industry sectors like tourism and the maritime port.

Over 5,000 passionate citizens and experts from a diverse range of professional fields and industries have contributed to a more liveable, competitive and sustainable Singapore.

This pool of participants has grown into the now 8,000-strong UP Singapore Community. We are now Singapore’s largest civic innovation community!

UP Singapore is a recipient of NVPC’s New Initiative Grant in 2013.

Past Events

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