Moving MedTech to Market
Professionalising processes to attract investment With a keen understanding of the medtech ecosystem, IPI Innovation Advisor Prof Ignatius Rasiah helps companies take their technology from research to market-ready products. With the goal of advancing innovation while bettering lives, medtech inventors have brought us 3D printed prosthetics, advanced pacemakers that can regulate heartbeats, health monitoring apps equipped with artificial intelligence (AI)...
Fighting Pathogens with Antimicrobial Technologies
Healthcare facilities are susceptible to the spread of infections, but developments in antimicrobial technologies are working to wipe the danger of harmful microorganisms out. Each time a patient visits a clinic, emergency room or other care facility, they place their trust in the hands of healthcare professionals—not just to provide quality care for existing ailments, but to also  prevent new...
Unleashing the Potential Power of Energy Harvesting for IoT Devices
Reviewing the rewards of sustainable power beyond batteries As the number of Internet of Things (IoT) devices continues to grow, innovators explore energy harvesting as a promising solution to ensure power availability to the IoT devices, hence prolonging their useful lives. From connected home hubs and smart thermostats to the plethora of industrial and agricultural devices, IoT has infiltrated almost...
Designing a Menu for the Future
An appetite for change Technological advances and design thinking approaches offered food for thought at TechInnovation 2021 as experts discussed the future of Asia’s agricultural sector. Humans have an inseparable relationship with food that is deeply embedded in our culture, health and environmental footprint. However, mass producing an extensive array of fresh produce or processed food for billions of people...
Creating New Technologies for Tomorrow’s Care
How the pandemic gave global healthcare a push Healthcare technology and services have developed exponentially in the past two years. At TechInnovation 2021, experts discussed the role of medical professionals and the patient journey in a post-pandemic world. While much of the world came to a halt during the COVID-19 pandemic, the healthcare sector was spurred on by the global...
Constructing A Sustainable Built Environment
Building a greener future through architecture and design At TechInnovation 2021, experts spoke about how energy-saving design and smart architecture can pave the way for a more sustainable urban environment for Singapore. Characterised by towering buildings surrounded by lush greenery, Singapore is famously known as a clean and green bustling city. However, such commercial and residential buildings account for 20...