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TUMCREATE is a research platform for the improvement of Singapore's public transportation, including the deployment of electric and autonomous mobility. Researchers from Technical University Munich and Nanyang Technological University join forces and are funded by Singapore’s National Research Foundation as part of the Campus for Research Excellence And Technological Enterprise (CREATE).

TUMCREATE is made up of over 100 scientists, researchers and engineers led by Professors from the Technical University of Munich and Nanyang Technological University.

world's first AI-powered robotic solution for automatic build-up and break down of aviation cargo pallets

SPEEDCARGO addresses the non-standardized cargo shipment category which has high variation in cargo shapes, dimensions, materials and weight.  Palletization of such cargo is a labour intensive process and is performed manually worldwide. Deployment of SPEEDCARGO optimizes yield, enables a seamless flow of data, increases productivity, and upgrades job profiles needed within the aviation cargo industry.

optimised yield

seamless connectivity

increased productivity



SPEEDCARGO is a turnkey solution using the vital ingredients defining intelligent systems: perception, cognition and action.


It produces a detailed and accurate digital fingerprint of incoming cargo in real-time, using the most advanced 3D camera system for acquisition of geometry and image. 


It is an AI-based software solution that guarantees optimal packing plans at all time. It ensures all aviation safety regulations are met and provide tools to optimize for different planning objectives.


It is the actuating system for reliable handling of high-mix and high-volume cargo shipments. It is a gantry robot with a suite of advanced grippers to safely handle different types of cargo.




SPEEDCARGO was featured by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore as a solution for improving air freight terminals of the future.

Singapore Airshow 2018



For any inquiries or commendations, please kindly send an email to speedcargo-enquiry@tum-create.edu.sg or use the form below.



1 create way 
#10-02 create tower 
Singapore 138602 
T: +65 6601 4015

Job Opportunities

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To apply for a job with us, please send your C.V. with a cover letter to Dr. Suraj Nair. 

Email: suraj.nair@tum-create.edu.sg