Challenge Introduction

The Open Innovation Challenge is jointly organized by National Healthcare Group (NHG) and Enterprise Singapore (ESG). The objective is to bring together companies and clinicians to collaborate and co-develop products and services that address real world healthcare needs.

We are looking for solutions to solve the diverse challenges in NHG institutions.

Topics covered include:

  • Aged and Long-term Care 
  • Chronic Disease Management 
  • Clinical Diagnostics & Interventions
  • Operations & Produtivity

Clinicians will be bringing to the table their expert insights on the healthcare needs, clinical data, and trial opportunities. ESG will also provide support for local startups and SMEs to develop and commercialised the solutions that address the problem statements. 

Interested companies will have until 17 September 2019, 2300 to submit proposals. Shortlisted companies will be informed by mid-October 2019. 

Please refer to the Attachment section for more detailed information on the respective problem statements.

Problem Statements

Please click on the challenge(s) below to view the details and submit your application.

Challenge Additional Info

Please note the deadline for proposal submission is 17 September 2019. Applications are to be submitted by uploading onto this portal or via email to: Please name your proposal document in the format of [Problem Statement Code]_[Company Name]


For further enquiries on this Innovation Call, please email:

  • – National Healthcare Group for matters pertaining to the problem statements
  • – IPI Singapore for assistance on:
    • Using the IPI portal for registration of technical briefing registration, submission of proposal, etc.
    • Matching technology partners to collaborate for this innovation call
    • Funding enquiry