Join us on the journey of innovation

At IPI, our people are our most valuable asset.

One of our key strengths lies in our multidisciplinary team of experts who have the technical and business knowledge to value-add in diverse projects. With this, we place high importance in attracting and grooming the right talents, so that our people can continue to serve enterprises and partners with confidence and pride.

An employer of choice for the curious & innovative minds

Our employees can expect fair remuneration, rewards, recognition and opportunities for professional development, because we believe in retaining and developing smart thinkers and doers who challenge the normal.

Our Culture

Over the years, we have built an intrinsic culture of passion and curiosity, which compels us to challenge our thinking and work everyday. We highly encourage proactive learning and creating new ideas to incubate, flourish and put to action.

Our culture is based on individual and collective success – while we keep our people empowered professionally, we place a strong emphasis on collaboration because that is essentially our way of working.

We are committed to our collaborative relationships with enterprises and partners with the objective of creating impactful results at the end of their innovation journey, that will also be beneficial for our organisational and individual growth.

Our Values

STAY RESILIENT

Innovation is a journey, emerge and learn from all setbacks.

THRIVE ON COLLABORATION

Collaboration multiplies success, work together.

BE OPEN AND BOLD

Accept differences and dare to think differently.

TAKE THE LEAD

Innovation is birthed from leaders, not followers.

AGILITY DRIVES US

Be quick, be alert and be adaptive.

INTEGRITY IS EVERYTHING

Success without integrity is failure.

Explore Career Opportunities

If you are passionate about helping companies grow through innovation and the use of technologies, we want you on our team! The following are the current job openings we have at the moment. If any excites you, send in your application to [email protected] now!

Reporting to the Head, you will conduct extensive research to identify market trends and scout for emerging technologies aligned to the identified trends and share it through various channels to catalyse adoption. You will also be required to recommend technologies and expertise that could help to overcome problems faced by the local enterprises when developing new or enhanced products, processes, and services.

In addition, you will work closely with the Head to seek continuous improvement to the technology scouting and technology landscaping processes, delivery, and timelines.  The role will require you to engage technology providers and partners to identify and understand technologies to catalyse the adoption of technologies to actualise industry transformation.

This fulfilling job offers you not only the opportunity to support Singapore enterprises in their innovation journeys but also enables you to develop new technical knowledge, expand your industry network and gain deep insights into the dynamics of specific industries.

 

Job Responsibilities:
  • Scout for technologies and expertise to overcome specific innovation challenges faced by local enterprises and public agencies
  • Curate technologies that are aligned with current industry needs, technology trends and Industry Transformation Maps (ITMs) and ensure that the technology database stays up-to-date through routine culling
  • Promulgate technologies to companies with the objectives to create awareness and catalyse adoption via well-designed events or as Tech Offers on IPI’s platform, IPI partners’ platforms and any other adequate means
  • Develop technical contents and deliver them using different formats and channels to showcase the depth of IPI’s technical knowledge and, more importantly, to generate leads and allow the industry and public agencies to stay up-to-date with technology developments
  • Help to account-manage technology partners in close collaboration with the Partnerships team
Pre-requisites:
  • Bachelor’s Degree and above in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related fields
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in IT related solutions/products/platforms research and design/development
  • Preferable to have knowledge and hands-on experience in data science, artificial intelligence, blockchain, quantum computing and/or computer vision
  • Versatile with good learning aptitude
  • Good written and verbal communications skills
  • Good presentation skills, including developing good presentation materials
  • Good project and time management skill
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Ability to cultivate network and build alliances with strategic partners
  • Experience in patent search and analytical skill would be advantageous

The Innovation and Technology Division in IPI is seeking candidates who are interested in pursuing in a career in Innovation & Enterprise to join us as an intern. This is an opportunity for students with keen interest in technology management and industry development to gain practical, challenging and meaningful on-the-job work experience.

 

Job Responsibilities:

The Intern will support IPI’s Technology Managers in performing the following:

  • Technology scanning & assessment
  • Technology/Industry  trend monitoring & identification of opportunities
  • Company profiling, due diligence & needs analysis
  • Technology/Patent cluster mapping
  • Specific work plan programs

Learning Outcomes

He/She will acquire skills and knowledge in the following:

  • Technology/Industry trend research and analysis
  • Technology scanning and assessment
  • IP fundamentals
  • Preparation/organization of Technology Offers and Technology Needs

Intern will get first-hand experience in working with an organisation that champions open innovation. He/she will get to appreciate the innovation landscape in Singapore, the various technology organisations, and challenges of working in a team.

Pre-requisites:
  • Second or third year student from recognised universities and from the Science/Engineering faculty
  • Passionate and inquisitive about science and technology for industry applications
  • Familiar with online search engines and tools & conversant with MS Office
  • Must be resourceful, a good team player and with good organizational and communication skills

Interested applicants, please email your CV and transcripts to [email protected].

Reporting to the Head, you will work closely with the management of local enterprises to understand and scope the technology challenges that they encounter in their businesses. You will then collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team in IPI to address these challenges by identifying suitable technologies, intellectual property (IP) and experts through IPI’s global innovation network. 

In addition, you will work with the team in conducting extensive research to identify emerging technology/market trends. The role will require you to engage various stakeholders such as industry, local innovation and enterprise offices, government agencies and trade organisations to catalyse the adoption of technologies to actualise industry transformation.

This fulfilling job offers you not only the opportunity to support Singapore enterprises in their innovation journeys but also enables you to develop new technical knowledge, expand your industry network and gain deep insights into specific industries.

 

Job Responsibilities:
  • Support the Head in developing and executing plans and strategies to engage various stakeholders across different sectors and industries.
  • Work with enterprises to translate their technical challenges into problem statements for crowdsourcing or tech-matching
  • Organise and execute industry engagement activities / events to catalyse innovation adoption
  • Map industry value chains and keep abreast of market and technology trends
  • Engage strategic technology providers with technology portfolio in areas of interest
Pre-requisites:
  • Degree or Postgraduate degree in Electrical or Electronics / Computer Engineering, with at least 5 years relevant working experience.
  • At least 5 years relevant industry experience in Electrical / Electronics Engineering with a background in product or systems development.
  • Knowledge or hands-on experience in data science, artificial intelligence, blockchain, or computer vision.
  • Prior experience in a technology commercialization function would be advantageous.
  • Able to appreciate and analyse a broad range of topics beyond one’s field of education and experience, and with curiosity in emerging fields and technology trends.
  • Able to appreciate and understand new technologies, carry out technology due-diligence and market assessments in assessment of commercialization potential.
  • Able to organise and present findings clearly using suitable tools and software, e.g., patent searching
  • Able to cultivate networks and build alliances with strategic partners
  • Good project management and presentation skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work within a multi-disciplinary team

Reporting to the Head, you will conduct extensive research to identify market trends and scout for emerging technologies aligned to the identified trends and share it through various channels to catalyse adoption. You will also be required to recommend technologies and expertise that could help to overcome problems faced by the local enterprises when developing new or enhanced products, processes, and services.

In addition, you will work closely with the Head to seek continuous improvement to the technology scouting and technology landscaping processes, delivery, and timelines.  The role will require you to engage technology providers and partners to identify and understand technologies to catalyse the adoption of technologies to actualise industry transformation.

This fulfilling job offers you not only the opportunity to support Singapore enterprises in their innovation journeys but also enables you to develop new technical knowledge, expand your industry network and gain deep insights into the dynamics of specific industries.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Scout for technologies and expertise to overcome specific innovation challenges faced by local enterprises and public agencies
  • Curate technologies that are aligned with current industry needs, technology trends and Industry Transformation Maps (ITMs) and ensure that the technology database stays up-to-date through routine culling
  • Promulgate technologies to companies with the objectives to create awareness and catalyse adoption via well-designed events or as Tech Offers on IPI’s platform, IPI partners’ platforms and any other adequate means
  • Develop technical contents and deliver them using different formats and channels to showcase the depth of IPI’s technical knowledge and, more importantly, to generate leads and allow the industry and public agencies to stay up-to-date with technology developments
  • Help to account-manage technology partners in close collaboration with the Partnerships team
Pre-requisites:
  • Bachelor’s Degree and above in Life Sciences or bioengineering or biomedical sciences or related fields.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in one or more areas of research and design/development in diagnostic kits, medical devices/instruments, life science instruments, therapeutics, and wellness products. Have good understanding of regulations in medical related product development
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience in medical devices, diagnostic kit, therapeutics, cosmetic products, etc and familiarity with regulatory compliance, test, and certification procedure
  • Versatile with good learning aptitude
  • Good written and verbal communications skills
  • Good presentation skills, including developing good presentation materials
  • Project and time management skill
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Ability to cultivate network and build alliances with strategic partners
  • Experience in patent search and analytical skill would be advantageous

Reporting to the Deputy Head of Innovation Advisory, you will proactively engage the business community to identify and secure interest from potential companies to participate in our new Innovation Advisors programme. You will also work with a multi-disciplinary team in IPI to address challenges faced by the companies and identify suitable Innovation Advisors to help them on their innovation journey. 

This fulfilling job offers you not only the opportunity to support Singapore enterprises in their innovation journey but also enable you to expand your industry network.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Manage and drive the projects to ensure that milestones and deliverables are adhered to, and resolve issues and challenges related to the project
  • Develop collaborative relationship with key stakeholders, including companies and the Innovation Advisors
  • Work with Innovation Advisors to strategize and plan the engagement process with potential companies, and to scope out the opportunities and deliverables for each project
  • Develop content for social media and outreach
  • Monthly and quarterly reporting
Pre-requisites:
  • Degree or postgraduate degree in Business, Engineering, Science or Economics.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in business consultancy, programme management and/or strategic planning.
  • Results-oriented, outcome-driven with the ability to multi-task and trouble-shoot
  • Excellent project management and stakeholder management skills.
  • Strong problem solving, communication and presentation skills.
  • Familiarity with technology trends and innovation drivers in any domain will be advantageous
  • Proficient in M/S office (eg Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Good interpersonal skills and has the ability to work well in a multi-disciplinary team.

Reporting to the Head of Technology Group, you will be responsible for the following:

Job Responsibilities:
  • Perform technology, competitive and market research to support decision-making in the commercialisation process
  • Conduct research to identify new technologies and innovations to support enterprises to develop new or enhanced products and services through technology and innovation
  • Source and review relevant technology opportunities or technical experts globally to support enterprise innovation needs.
  • Undertake research to identify new and emerging opportunities in agritech, aquatech, design and technology innovation to catalyse growth in these sectors
  • Conduct research to identify opportunities to address national or corporate innovation challenges.
  • Provide research support on best or emerging practices in technology scouting, technology landscape study and open innovation practices.
Pre-requisites:
  • Degree or postgraduate degree in Engineering, majoring in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Bioengineering, Biotechnology, Electrical & Electronics, Computer Engineering, or Renaissance Engineering Programme from NTU.
  • Ability to think laterally, grasp and communicate complex technical concepts with clarity.
  • Fast learner with a sense of urgency.
  • Good project management, technical and analytical skills.
  • Ability to organise and present research findings clearly using suitable tools and software.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team.

The Innovation and Technology Division in IPI is seeking candidates who are interested in pursuing in a career in Innovation & Enterprise to join us as an intern. This is an opportunity for students with keen interest in technology management and industry development to gain practical, challenging and meaningful on-the-job work experience.

Job Responsibilities:

The Intern will support IPI’s Technology Managers in performing the following:

  • Technology scanning & assessment
  • Technology/Industry  trend monitoring & identification of opportunities
  • Company profiling, due diligence & needs analysis
  • Technology/Patent cluster mapping
  • Specific work plan programs

Learning Outcomes

He/She will acquire skills and knowledge in the following:

  • Technology/Industry trend research and analysis
  • Technology scanning and assessment
  • IP fundamentals
  • Preparation/organization of Technology Offers and Technology Needs

Intern will get first-hand experience in working with an organisation that champions open innovation. He/she will get to appreciate the innovation landscape in Singapore, the various technology organisations, and challenges of working in a team.

Pre-requisites:
  • Second or third year student from recognised universities and from the Science/Engineering faculty
  • Passionate and inquisitive about science and technology for industry applications
  • Familiar with online search engines and tools & conversant with MS Office
  • Must be resourceful, a good team player and with good organizational and communication skills 

Interested applicants, please email your CV and transcripts to [email protected]