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NYP-Microsoft Centre for Applied AI (C4AI)

The NYP-Microsoft Centre for Applied AI (C4AI), supported by SkillsFuture Singapore, functions as a comprehensive resource hub for companies seeking access to AI expertise and training. At C4AI, our primary focus lies in cultivating authentic industry use cases, crafting case studies for training purposes, and facilitating the upskilling and reskilling of the existing workforce in applied AI.

Our Capabilities
Innovation and Development Projects

Innovation and Development Projects

C4AI supports companies, particularly SMEs, in developing AI solutions from identifying use cases to building data pipelines, modeling AI, and deployment. With a dedicated team and cutting-edge AI facilities, C4AI enables SMEs to expedite AI adoption by creating applications and practical use cases. This process helps eliminate repetitive tasks, boost productivity, and derive valuable data-driven business insights.

Contextualised AI Training

Contextualised AI Training

C4AI offers various contextualised AI Training programmes. 

  • We focus on introducing industry-specific challenges, contextualised use cases with a special focus on the importance of data to boost the successful adoption of AI.
  • We cover both development and deployment of AI solutions with scalability to scale up and down based on the actual demand to optimise resource utilisation.
AI Adoption Road-Mapping

AI Adoption Road-Mapping

We simplify the daunting task of adopting AI by creating tailored, phased roadmaps for companies. These roadmaps not only outline AI use cases but also establish overarching data strategies across departments, with a strong emphasis on human factors.

AI Ecosystem and Partnership

AI Ecosystem and Partnership

C4AI works closely with government agencies, trade associations, and industry partners throughout the tool chain to establish an AI Ecosystem. This ecosystem is dedicated to fostering and expediting AI adoption across various industry sectors.

AI Adoption Across Industries

At C4AI, we help you integrate AI in your organisation practices, and improve outcomes for your teams and overall productivity. 

  • Leverage AI & big data to minimise downtime, optimise energy use, and revolutionise manufacturing processes. Our expertise, combined with your industry knowledge, unlocks the full potential of Industry 4.0. Harness the power to develop enabling technologies that increase productivity and overall equipment efficiency.


    Process OptimisationProduction
    • Operation Management
    • Supply Chain & Logistics
    • Enterprise Resource Planning
    • Predictive Maintenance
    • Vision-Based Quality Control
    • Industrial Robots
    Product Design Safety Regulation
    • Generative Design for Additive Manufacturing (AM)
    • Personalised Product Design
    • Intrusion and Breach Detection
    • Workplace Safety Monitoring
    • Cyber Risk Analytics
  • Substantial labour costs and intense competition from online disruptors are forcing the retail industry to transform and adapt. Embracing in-store technologies infused with AI presents an opportunity for brick-and-mortar retailers to capitalise on unique, tactile shopping environments. Drive positive change with AI in these key areas:


    Supply Chain and Logistics

    Intelligent Retail Spaces

    • Inventory Management
    • Demand Forecasting
    • Drone Delivery
    • Auto-stocking
    • Automated Purchasing and Payment Process
    • Smart Shelf/Kiosk
    • Customer Demographic Analysis
    • Transaction and Payment Analytics
    Customer Relationship Management 
    • Sales Assistant Connecting Marketing & Sales team
    • Personalised Recommendation
    • Personalised Curation
    • Humanoid Robots
  • Global disruptions in the supply chain have prompted Singapore to prioritise local food production, leveraging AI technologies to enhance productivity and scale up output. The Smart Nation initiative spearheaded by Singapore, backed by a significant investment exceeding $710 million, aims to improve urban living through AI and data analytics. Many global cities also embrace AI to enhance livability, with the market projected to reach US$327 billion by 2025. Reshape daily lives in some of these areas with us: 


    Urban Living

    Urban Business

    • Smart Town/ Building/ Home/ Utilities
    • Environmental Monitoring
    • Personalised Government Service
    • Smart Event Management
    • Crowd Control Security and Surveillance
    Urban FarmingTransportation
    • Plant Disease Monitoring
    • Automated Irrigation & Fertilisation system
    • AI-driven Vertical Farming
    • Autonomous Vehicles
    • Smart Traffic Control and Planning
    • Seamless Car Park Services
  • The healthcare sector is increasingly adapting AI, from administrative tasks to clinical decision support. From personalised treatment plans to enhanced system efficiency and more, AI empowers medical teams and improves patient outcomes. Collaborate with us to deliver significant benefits to healthcare teams in some of these areas:


    Sensing & Medical Images

    Electronic Healthcare Records

    • Detect Disease from MRI/CT/PET/Ultrasound
    • AI-assisted Screening
    • Health Monitoring through Medical Internet of Things
    • Outcome Prediction
    • Computational Phenotyping
    • Knowledge & Pattern Extraction
    GenomicsCare and Treatment Process
    • Gene Identification
    • Epigenomics
    • Drug Design
    • Personalised Service
    • AI-assisted Telemedicine
    • Robot-assisted Surgery
  • With many administrative actions such as cross-checking of information in the BFSI sector, AI has the potential to automate many of these tasks to allow staff to work on higher value-added items. Here are the areas where AI will benefit the BFSI sector:


    Customer Service & Administration

    Security & Compliance

    • RPA to Automate Administrative Tasks
    • Chatbot for Customer Services
    • Fraud Detection & Prevention
    • Compliance Monitoring
    • Smart Quality & Reliability Control
    Risk ManagementInvestment Advisory
    • Loans & Credit Scoring
    • Insurance Under-Writing
    • Robo and Personalised Advisors Algorithmic Trading
    • Investment Portfolio Management
Integrate AI in your business, with Grant Support

Business entities can apply for grant support when participating in these AI programmes by C4AI. Terms and conditions apply. 

AI Catalyst Programme

Build tailored Generative AI solutions that can automate processes and boost productivity, with grant support from Enterprise Singapore.

AI Ignitor Programme

Take a step-by-step approach to adapting AI in your business, with the SkillsFuture Singapore Mentorship Support Grant.

Explore more AI Courses
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  • Metaverse & Enabling Technology Series
    Gain a comprehensive understanding of the Metaverse and its enabling technologies. Acquire practical skills to harness the power of the NVIDIA Omniverse Platform, and enhance your creativity and productivity at work. Find out more >
  • Demystify AI & Data in your Industry
    Gain insights into the significance of data, responsible AI practices for business, and foundational AI core technologies and tools. Learn how to effectively integrate AI into your professional domains.
  • Accelerating Deployment of Scalable AI Solution Series
    Gain essential skills and knowledge necessary for efficiently navigating the complexities of AI implementation, and drive impactful innovation within your fields of work. 
  • Building AI Applications from End to End
    Delve into AI pipeline concepts, and gain foundational skills and essential tools. Apply your knowledge in developing and implementing AI applications at your own pace with guidance and support. Find out more >

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