19 JUNE 2015: The Singapore Civil Defence Force awards the development of new Life Detection Capabilities for Search and Rescue operations

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) is the main agency in charge of first intervention in Singapore for emergencies. The organization operates under the Ministry of Home Affairs, with the role to providing fire-fighting, rescue and emergency ambulance services; mitigating hazardous materials incidents, as well as formulate, implement and enforce regulations on fire safety and civil defence shelter matters. It also plays a major role in the Singapore’s disaster relief operations.  

As part of the awarded project Sensichips will develop new microsensors for SCDF to aid in the location of victims during Search and Rescue operations.