RACE Academy

About RACE Robotics


To be Asia’s Centre of Excellence providing deep technology mentorship and market intelligence.


  • To empower individuals with a full-suite of deep technological skills plugged to a fast-growing robotics ecosystem
  • To transform enterprises with adaptable workforce-ready individuals equipped to drive productivity growth
  • To build a community of entrepreneurs to spur creative cross-collaboration across various industries

About RACE Academy

Soft launched on 1 Dec 2016, RACE (Robotics Automation Centre of Excellence) is an independent training body and think-tank focused on robotics, automation and digital manufacturing. It is positioned train, consult and incubate. RACE differentiates from other robotics training providers in that it offers its working-class trainees to be workforce-ready and equipped to contribute to actual automation projects (both domestic and regional) while also offering exciting job placements in diverse technical roles within PBA, its capable partners, its start-ups and customers.

In the past 12 months, RACE has collaborated closely with government agencies, trade associations, industry partners and start-ups to empower a wide variety of growing industries, including Precision Engineering, Logistics and Food Manufacturing. By amassing a healthy amount of project leads across these industries, RACE assists and looks for more partners with niche capabilities to service these needs. RACE also provides optional consultancy services to SME end user – enabling process redesign and efficient project scoping under a proven Operational Excellence framework to save time for partner SIs and equip adopters to automate confidently. Other advantages that RACE have are its access to larger projects in SEA and PBA Group’s distribution channels for parts, components and robots, as well as its library of standard solution platforms, minimising development time.

In order for more companies to take on R&A more easily, RACE has been training end users on R&A basics and SIs on a more advanced R&A technologies through partnership with experienced robotics professors. In addition, RACE hosts a demo centre to allow interested customers to view modular solutions and at the same time, help market solutions developed by SI partners through outreach channels (TAC events, etc).