SINGAPORE (May 8): SAP, the enterprise application software provider, today launched its fifth global SAP Leonardo Center in Singapore to service its customers in the Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) region.

SAP Leonardo is a digital innovation system that brings together Internet of Things (IoT), Machine Learning, Blockchain, Big Data, Analytics and Data Intelligence on the SAP Cloud Platform.

It also offers a live technology-delivery environment to deliver “Intelligent Enterprise” to customers.

The latest facility joins SAP’s three Innovation Centers and four SAP Labs in APJ.

SAP Leonardo Center Singapore is designed to serve as the front-end for SAP’s APJ customers and partners to “accelerate their digital innovation journeys” using the capabilities of the SAP Leonardo and the Design Thinking approach, says the company in a press release on Tuesday.

Specifically, SAP aims to foster a collaborative environment for the region’s start-up and SME businesses to experiment and innovate through SAP Leonardo Center Singapore, which will also serve as a hub for the company’s’ broader technology ecosystem including universities, tech communities and accelerators.  

Scott Russell, President, SAP APJ, says SAP Leonardo Center Singapore will showcase “the art of the possible in digital innovation” while helping customers to scale quickly, easily and effectively.

“Together with our customers and partners, we aim to leverage the SAP Leonardo Center Singapore as a think tank to drive purpose-led innovation that will ultimately improve the lives of one billion people and deliver the Intelligent Enterprise for over 70,000 customers in APJ by 2022. The SAP Leonardo Center in Singapore will play a key role in realising our growth strategy and drive customer success in the new Intelligence era,” comments Russell.