The Singapore Manufacturing Federation – Standards Development Organisation (SMF-SDO) together with SPRING Singapore had organised a National Young Professionals Workshop targeted at the food industry. There was a total of 43 young professionals from 27 organisations who attended the workshop.
The workshop had provided young and dynamic working professionals a comprehensive insight into the Singapore Standardisation programme. It highlighted the importance of standardisation in supporting the national quality infrastructure and maintaining the competitiveness of the Singapore economy.
Representatives from the private and public sector shared their perspectives on standardisation and how standards had supported and benefited their respective areas of work. Participants had benefited from the networking opportunities at the workshop and at the same time, learned how their future participation in standards work could aid in career advancement.