IDA launches new fellowship programme for top tech talent

SINGAPORE — The Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) has launched a new fellowship programme here for top data scientists, technologists and engineers — including Singaporeans working overseas — to develop digital and data solutions to improve the lives of citizens. Sharing this in a press release today (March 7), the IDA said the Smart Nation Fellowship Programme will focus on two areas — data and tech. Successful applicants or fellows will work on projects that have potential impact on public policy decision-making and operations, or public service delivery. Fellows will be appointed for short stints of three to six months to work alongside software engineers, data scientists and product developers from the IDA’s Government Digital Services (GDS) team, as well as users and developers from different government agencies. “It is not…


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