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How to Build another Silicon Valley —— Taking Singapore as an Example

Jia Xu, Kehui Zhu


With the continuous advancement of technology and the intensification of global competition, every city wants to achieve technological innovation and economic development, so planning another Silicon Valley has become a popular urban development strategy for almost all cities. To arrange another Silicon Valley, it needs to establish a complete technological innovation ecosystem, attract talent, build infrastructure, create a cultural atmosphere, and provide government support. Taking Singapore as an example, this paper analyzes the practice of Singapore's smart city construction and the role of smart cities in planning another Silicon Valley and finds that Singapore's smart city construction provides firm support and guarantee for another Silicon Valley. Planning another Silicon Valley is a task full of challenges and opportunities. Other cities can learn from Singapore's practice and adjust according to their characteristics and resources to realize the dream of a technological innovation center.


Silicon Valley; Smart City

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18686/fm.v8i4.8882