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IPI Recognised by Haier as its Global Innovation Partner
IPI and Haier has maintained a strong partnership since both parties first connected at TechInnovation 2015. Over the years, the IPI team has worked closely with Haier to explore potential research collaborations with its international network of technology partners. In recognition of IPI’s contribution as one of Haier’s global innovation partners, Haier Singapore Innovation Center Deputy General Manager Stacey Wang...
IPI Rebrands to Reflect Role in Innovation
New brand reinforces IPI’s mission in creating opportunities for enterprises to grow beyond boundaries through innovation 7 December 2020 - SINGAPORE – IPI, a subsidiary of Enterprise Singapore (ESG) has repositioned their value proposition and revealed a new brand identity as Innovation Partner for Impact at the opening of its flagship technology brokerage event TechInnovation 2020.  “The new brand identity...


Nuts & Bolts—Employing Robot Colleagues for Warehouse Work
Taking the load off operations with robotic solutions These four Tech Offers would revolutionise warehouses through logistics technology. If you’ve ever owned a robot vacuum cleaner, you might be familiar with how much easier life can be with this technology assistant on the job. Beyond household use, robots have lessened the workload for businesses as well; an estimate of 373,000...
Carving a Niche – Interview with Irma Ylikangas of Helsinki Business Hub
Cultivating cross-border cooperation between Singapore and Finland For Helsinki Business Hub, finding new and unique ways to work with international partners is the key to successful innovation. From emerging markets like Vietnam to more developed ones like China, large swathes of Asia are rapidly joining the ranks of industrialised countries. Buoyed by new wealth, Asian consumers are also propelling the...

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Supporting Local and Going Green with Tropical Hardwood
With the aim to salvage fallen trees in Singapore and transform them into sustainable products that are valuable, local woodworking and carpentry firm, Roger&Sons kickstarted the Local Tree Project in 2019. The family-run woodworking business is committed to utilising local raw materials to create bespoke furniture and other wooden objects, but the management and handling of tropical trees in Singapore...


Saving Manufacturing Costs on the Road to Industry 4.0
Manufacturing costs can be reduced by new intelligent systems. A first-of-its-kind software for such uses has been developed by LeanCost International and SMT Technology, which were matchmade by IPI. The sight of Moses Tan hunched over a computer and typing away furiously was nothing new to his peers or family. As a consultant, his work involved advising manufacturing companies on...


Harnessing Pandan for Wellness
The fragrant pandan leaf has long been an essential ingredient in Southeast Asian cooking, but it also has detoxification properties to nourish the body and skin. With IPI’s help, Restoration Essence teamed up with researchers to unravel some of the science behind it. Growing up, Sara Soong would watch her mother and grandparents grind and pound plants and herbs in...


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Aquaculture Innovation Webinar II - Breaking New Grounds
The three-part Aquaculture Innovation Webinar aims to gather industry experts and researchers from Norway, Israel, and Singapore to share trends and opportunities for aquaculture so as to play a stronger role in providing food and nutrition in Singapore and the regions. This online series hopes to provide a platform for the exchange of ideas, practices, and foster collaboration to meet...
Nordic Innovation House Singapore Water-Waste-Food Market Entry Programme: Nordic Showcase
This year, Nordic Innovation House Singapore (NIH-SG) and its core partners from Business Sweden, Innovation Norway, Embassy of Finland, and Business Iceland aims to establish new market opportunities for Nordic technology startups, scale-ups and growth companies operating under the Circular Economy theme. The NIH-SG Water-Waste-Food (WWF) Market Entry Programme - Singapore 2021 will provide Nordic water, waste, and food waste...
Implementing Long-Range Wireless Power Transfer Technology Easily
While researchers have been working on Wireless Power Transfer (WPT) for decades, there is renewed interest in the advent of Industry 4.0, especially for far-field power transfer. If far-field WPT continues to improve with a clear path to maturity and mass adoption, it has the potential to untether the world of industrial IoT. The virtual technology sharing session, jointly organised...

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