Turning Emerging Companies into Big Successes
What it takes to grow a semiconductor start-up IPI Innovation Advisor Chok Yean Hung offers sound advice and an understanding of market trends to help semiconductor start-ups on journeys of growth and innovation. Globally, there has been a surge in demand for electronics during the pandemic and the semiconductor industry is expected to reach roughly US$469.4 billion by 2021 as a...
Designing Sustainability and Building Experiences
Sustainable design: the key to unlocking a greener future Ecological design can create greener spaces, reduce waste and transform businesses as we discovered at TechInnovation 2021. Glass canopies that let in natural light, solar panels that provide power to the campus and lush rooftop greenery maintained by water-saving drip irrigation—the National Gallery Singapore connects people with art in a sustainably designed...
How Singapore’s at the Heart of Food Innovation
Innovation spearheading Singapore’s food sector As a proud nation of foodies, Singapore has also invested heavily into its food innovation sector, welcoming global MNCs, supporting local SMEs and pioneering future developments. Different as they may be, both pre-wrapped frozen chocolate cakes and oven-fresh bakes are delicious essential products in a growing food sector. With revenue expected to reach almost S$339...
Igniting Innovation — An Interview with George Heng of SenzeHub
Innovating towards independence Embracing open innovation has helped SenzeHub to develop useful and commercialisable solutions in the form of healthcare wearables. Like most developed countries around the world, the citizens of Singapore can expect to enjoy a high life expectancy. These added years, however, are also driving a dramatic demographic shift. In 2020, 15% of the population was aged 65...
Future Food Today
Fancy eating insects for lunch? Though many people will understandably be sceptical and quite hesitant to eat such food products, the team at SPACE10 succeeded in crafting an alternative to traditional meatballs that is not only delicious but far more environmentally friendly. I described how during my talk at TechInnovation 2021 organised by IPI, where I presented a session on...
A Healthy Helping of Innovation
Harnessing open innovation for growth in healthcare With over 30 years of experience in Asia’s healthcare sector, IPI Innovation Advisor Ramachandran Rajamanickam is passionate about helping local SMEs navigate the industry. Spanning nutrition and supplements to pharmaceuticals and medical technology, Singapore’s healthcare sector is teeming with innovation and entrepreneurship and as a result, consumers are always eagerly awaiting the next...