5G Open Testbed


More than just connectivity, 5G is a game changer in this digital journey. It is the foundation which will enable transformative applications that unlock new value for consumers, businesses and societies at large.

Our aim is to journey together with the industry, encourage experimentation and innovation; and enable organisations to harness the potential of 5G

With strong foundation already in place, we are committed to journey with international and local organisations to unlock the value of 5G. As part of our efforts to democratise 5G innovation for all businesses, 5G commercial service is now available at these testbeds

  1. Maritime Drone Estate (MDE)
  2. Science Park 2
  3. 5G Living Lab @ PIXEL

Who can apply?

Companies keen to innovate at these testbeds can also tap on IMDA’s 5G innovation programme, a S$30M fund aimed to accelerate the adoption and commercialisation of 5G solutions.


Companies would be able to trial their solutions at these testbeds before they embark on their journey towards commercialisation as part of our efforts to convert Singapore into an innovation hub for 5G.

Application Requirements

Applicants are required to provide details such as (list non-exhaustive):

  • Company profile
  • The trial objective(s)
  • The solution involved in the trial
  • Period of solution trial

How to apply?

  • Applicants may contact the respective 5G Testbed with the email provided.


  • Maritime Drone Estate (MDE) – Email contact: mde@mpa.gov.sg
  • Science Park 2 – Email contact: techchampion@smartlab.expert
  • 5G Living Lab @ PIXEL – Email contact: pixel@imda.gov.sg

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Last updated on: 18 Oct 2021