c4SMC: Industry Solutions as a Service

An industry collaboration initiative embracing smart technologies and processes in delivering a modern construction industry.



To be a world-leading industry-focused construction research and training centre utilising concepts and technologies brought forward by the 4th Industrial Revolution.


To contribute to the development of a smart modern construction industry that is capable of dealing with the challenges of sustainability, digitalisation, industrialisation, supply chain, resilience, design, management & economics, and education, which are proactively responded to through academic, industry, professional bodies and government collaboration.


  • Offer High Achiever construction management scholarships.
  • Explore research grant opportunities.
  • Host visiting academics and industry experts.
  • Encourage academic and research exchange.
  • Establish DigiCon lab: A state-of-the-art digital construction laboratory for research, development, and training solutions.
  • Provide consultancy services to the construction sector.
  • Upskill the construction sector with cutting-edge technologies.
  • Develop policy directions for the construction sector.
  • Provide a platform to engage with construction stakeholders.
  • Conduct doctoral research.
  • Develop a collaborative research culture that also engages the industry.


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