The Singapore German Chamber’s committees combined constitute the backbone of the chamber. These committees are specialized groups that aim to cater to the different fields of businesses that the chamber is involved in.
Those involved comprise of representatives from various backgrounds, corporate sector companies who operate in Singapore. The Committees meet on a regular basis to discuss new developments and work on projects of interests. Here they are given a platform to identify areas of interest, voice problems, discuss new topics and share experiences.
Members of the SGC automotive committee come from various different German car manufacturers based in Singapore. In this committee, they address specific topics of interest and concern to the industry by inviting speakers and developing position papers. (more)
Chemical Industries Committee
Singapore is host to a number of chemical companies in all sizes. The chemical industry accounts for approximately 40% of the Singapore's GDP and plays a vital role in the local economic landscape. The Chemical Industries Committee views itself as a platform to discuss and exchange views of common interests withe focus on HR, ESH, CSR and compliance matters. It acts as a lobby body to promote its interest to government agencies and authorities. (more)
Financial Management Committee
What is on the agenda of a CFO? Accounting, Financial Reporting, Tax, Transfer Pricing and Funding are topics covered by the Committee. The Committee serves as a platform to discuss issues, present topics and invite external speakers to educate members on specific topics. In addition, we support the business community with position papers on topics such as Double Taxation as and when such issues arise. (more)
The Healthcare industries in Singapore comprise different sectors: a highly developed healthcare environment, but also laboratories, companies offering research and testing, and companies with product ranges related to different healthcare topics. The committee intends to organize seminars on health quality standards and organize site visits to companies in the healthcare sector. (more)
HR Asia Committee
Human resources have been part of Singapore's success. Companies who have regional regional reach need HR Managers equipped with regional functions as well. The role of HR Managers is manifold. They engage in hiring, development of employees, and understand the labor laws of the different countries. The committee is a platform for these managers to discuss new ideas on how to meet the challenges of regulations and development of employees. (more)
IT landscape in Singapore is well established. Some of the biggest players in the industry are located in Singapore. Hence, Singapore is considered to have one of the most competitive economies in the IT sector. Different trends are therefore discussed in this group. Guest speakers are invited and breakfast briefings are organized. (more)
Singapore offers a safe environment for smaller and mid-sized German companies to tackle the markets of South East Asia. A sizeable number of so called ‘Mittelstand’ companies have been active and successful in Singapore and the region for many years. This committee is a platform to share experiences of Mittelstand companies in their regional market experience, as well as, they strive to stay ahead of competition and innovate constantly their product range. (more)
New Technologies Committee
The committee focuses on any kind of technical innovation which has a focus on energy saving, environmental protection, carbon emission reduction and related areas, as well as, on the aspect on how to bring these existing technologies to Singapore (ASEAN) and how to finance such an endeavour. (more)
The R&D committee of the SGC is a platform for companies and academia to discuss current trends in the research community and to advocate topics related to IP, co-operations between academic institutions and companies as well as providing contacts to relevant government bodies and other relevant topics arising. (more)