IDEMIA and HTX (Home Team Science and Technology Agency) have signed a master agreement under a Strategic Partnership for Innovation (SPI) to collaborate on research and development in biometrics and forensics technologies.
The partnership will accelerate the development of cutting-edge solutions to ensure the safety and security of Singapore citizens, residents, and visitors.
The announcement marks a pivotal next step in the collaboration between the parties and a significant milestone in IDEMIA’s role in supporting Singapore’s homeland security with technologies and solutions. Under the agreement, IDEMIA and HTX will jointly be designing and piloting solutions to address present and future challenges in Singapore.
“Fostering innovative technology is critical to keeping Singapore safe and secure,” said Mr. Chan Tsan, Chief Executive, HTX. “This partnership will provide opportunities for HTX and IDEMIA’s engineers and scientists and to work together to develop cutting-edge homeland security solutions. I look forward to the outcomes that this partnership will bring in the near future.”
“Innovation is the core of IDEMIA’s identity and today’s partnership marks a major milestone in our collaboration with HTX,” added Matt Cole, CEO Public Security and Identity at IDEMIA. “It reflects our long-standing commitment to bringing cutting-edge technology and expertise to homeland security in Singapore, where IDEMIA was selected to supply an automated border control system earlier this year.”
The SPI agreement leverages IDEMIA’s strong presence in Singapore and the company’s more than 3,000 global R&D experts, alongside HTX’s scientific and engineering capabilities, to innovate and deliver transformative and operationally ready solutions for homeland security.