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Responding to COVID-19 with Tech

Here's how you can help the Singapore Government in its digital efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 Idea Sprint - Build & Ideate with Us!

Tune in to Demo Day this Saturday, 23 May from 2-4pm for GovTech’s COVID-19 Idea Sprint! Selected participants will be sharing their projects and solutions to address COVID-19 issues to senior government representatives, including Minister Vivian Balakrishnan and SMS Janil Puthucheary. Head to go.gov.sg/demoday to register now!

idea sprint poster

GovTech is hosting a COVID-19 Idea Sprint between 8 - 22 May to crowdsource ideas and prototypes to address COVID-19 related challenges faced across the Singapore Government.

Find more details on the COVID-19 Idea Sprint page where you can join the Slack workspace , sign up for webinars hosted by public sector representatives, and share your ideas and projects!

Click here to join

Past webinars

Contact Tracing & Re-opening the Economy

Speakers from GovTech, SNDGG and MOH discuss two problem statements together with webinar participants.

Be a volunteer

The Government has progressively built up the digital infrastructure and engineering capabilities as the foundation of our Smart Nation. This has enabled us to respond decisively and swiftly to the COVID-19 outbreak with a suite of digital tools to help disseminate timely and accurate information to Singaporeans and to enable our public agencies to better manage the crisis.

Refer below for more details about some products we’ve developed thus far, and the volunteering opportunities in which you can lend a helping hand.

Clinical Case Reporting (MOH)

Compile confirmed case updates from all hospitals, update master list and generate figures for reporting.

Contact Tracing app development

If you would like to contribute, please fill out this 2-minute form: http://go.gov.sg/tt-followup


System for digital medical certificates to replace paper MCs.


Form builder for government officials to build secure digital forms in minutes.


An official link shortener that adds legitimacy to content shared by government officials.


A location reporting system for those on stay home notice or home quarantine.

LTE CAT M1 Development and VoLTE over LTE CAT-M1

To create a device that allows for Voice over LTE using LTE CAT-M1 technology, for seniors to make phone calls.


A portal to verify government-issued documents and credentials that are compatible with OpenCerts format.


A simple mass messaging system for a government officer to send messages to a large list of recipients at once.


Simple electronic voucher/ticket creation and redemption system.


SafeEntry is a national digital check-in system that is used to augment existing contact tracing efforts.


System for people to report scams/spam/fake news.


Official government ID in a mobile app that lets you quickly check into your visited locations and verify your travel history & quarantine status.

VICA (Virtual Intelligent Citizen Assistant)

VICA is GovTech’s next-generation Chatbot/Virtual Assistant/Conversation AI platform.

Other volunteering opportunities

If you would like to volunteer outside of the projects listed above, please fill in this form here.

Stay up to date

STACK-X: Meetup is a platform for the tech community to join GovTech to discuss trending topics such as Cloud Architecture, Agile and Machine Learning and now, using tech to fight COVID-19. Join our meetup.com page to stay updated on upcoming STACK-X: Meetups: https://go.gov.sg/meetup.