Productivity and innovation are the key to improving competitiveness of the construction sector and to reduce its reliance on manpower. To promote and enhance continuous growth of the construction industry, the Singapore Contractors Association Limited (SCAL) is committed to leading its members to achieving higher productivity through innovation.

In line with this, SCAL is pleased to announce that the SCAL Productivity & Innovation Awards (PIA) 2023 is now open for submissions! Back again for the 7th year, join the awards to showcase your groundbreaking projects, innovative solutions, and transformative ideas. Seize this opportunity to gain industry-wide recognition for your exceptional contributions.



  • Put your business in front of a number of influential and noteworthy people as the awards ceremony will be held during SCAL Annual Dinner 2023 attended by over 1000 industry professionals. 
  • Recognise the hard work and achievements of your employees
  • The awards provide a perfect opportunity to showcase the quality and standard of your company’s capability as the awards are judged by a panel of industry experts.
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Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible, the innovative solution/technology must satisfy the following conditions:
  • The solution/technology shall not have been implemented in project sites or department before 1 April 2021 
  • The solution/technology shall lead to significant improvements in productivity in the particular area of work in which it will be implemented. Productivity calculations must be recorded and submitted. 
  • The solution/technology should not introduce new hazards to the workplace. The product should not also infringe copyright and / or patent law. 
  • The submission should not be from off-the-shelf solution/technology  and if it is, to have proof case of  substantial modifications or customization performed by the applicant for submission to be eligible for consideration.  Where applicable, do ensure that permission is obtained from respective manufacturer(s) and consent has been given for the modifications. 



  • Open for Applications - Closing deadline: 28 July 2023 (Friday)  25 August 2023 (Friday) - Final extension.
  • Preliminary selection - Applications will be reviewed and shortlisted organisations will be notified for a face-to-face interview. 
  • Interview/ Judging Period - The shortlisted submissions will be evaluated by a panel of independent expert judges from the industry and winners will be selected based on a set of strict criteria. 
  • Awards Ceremony - The winners will be announced and celebrated at the coveted SCAL Annual Dinner 2023 happening on 24 October 2023. 

Applications closed!

See you next year!