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Our Hackathon Partners

Code for Cities would not have been possible without the help and support of our hackathon partners. Read more about them here.

IBM is a leading cloud platform and cognitive solutions company and is known as one of the biggest technology companies in the world. They are best known for producing and selling computer hardware and software, including cloud computing and data analytics. 

IBM Quantum is an industry leader in quantum computing, working everyday towards achieving quantum advantage. IBM’s full-stack approach delivers the best of IBM’s quantum computing systems together with the most complete suite of quantum software tools and cloud services. Learn, develop, and run programs with quantum applications and systems through cloud access to the most advanced quantum computers available. Learn more here.


The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) leads Singapore’s digital transformation by developing a vibrant digital economy and an inclusive digital society.


As Architects of Singapore’s Digital Future, IMDA fosters growth in Infocomm Technology and Media sectors in concert with progressive regulations, harnessing frontier technologies, and developing local talent and digital infrastructure ecosystems to establish Singapore as a digital metropolis.


The National Quantum Computing Hub (NQCH) is a joint initiative of the Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT) at the National University of Singapore, the Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC) at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and the National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC) Singapore.


While engaging in talents, outreach and international collaborations, the NQCH also has efforts in 3 main areas: applications, hardware, and middleware. This is done through connections with industry partners and researchers to pursue practical quantum advantages while offering access to commercial cloud quantum computing and local supercomputers.


The SMU Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE) strives to help aspiring innovators build their foundation and seed the entrepreneurial mindset. Through their various programmes and events, they seek to nurture changemakers who aspire to improve the world. 


Besides their core team, the IIE community also consists of Mentors, Student Clubs and I&E Scholars. The SMU Smart City City is also one of the interest clubs in SMU that is supported by IIE.



The Association for Public Affairs (APA) was founded by Dr Charles Phua as a student group in September 2014. It was officially registered as a society under the Singapore’s Societies Act in February 2020. The society seeks to empower the public discourse in Singapore through its various initiatives.

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