A Leg Up for World’s First 3D Foot Scanner
Customer footwear insole startup, Intelligent Mobility (iM) Pte Ltd developed the first-of-its-kind 3D foot scanner with Nanyang Polytechnic in a partnership facilitated by IPI. The scanner shortens processing time by utilising cloud-based servers to relay information and improves accuracy by measuring the imprinted shape of the foot instead of pressure on its gel pad. To date, about 100 scanners in...
One-Stop E-portal for Intellectual Property Registration in Singapore
Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and NEC Asia Pacific have launched a new online platform, IP2SG, which consolidates all e-filing processes for patents, trademarks and design applications.  In the past, innovators dealt with three different systems to file different types of IP registrations. Other enhancements include the reduction of red tape by removing 30 percent of the forms to...
TechInnovation 2014 Pairs Industry with International Technology Providers
Premier technology-matching event catalyses technology and business collaborationsSingapore – TechInnovation 2014 opened on 23 September at Marina Bay Sands to its highest attendance record of over 1,500 delegates, almost 50 per cent more than that of the previous year. Organised by IPI, this annual two-day marketplace event aimed to connect international and local technology providers and facilitate cross-border technology matching...
Minister of State for Trade and Industry Visits Matex International
IPI was glad to have Minister of State for Trade and Industry, Mr Teo Ser Luck visit one of its clients, Matex International on 15 July 2014. It was singled out as one of the SMEs that continuously innovates and acquires new capabilities to grow global business through collaborations. Matex International is a home grown SGX-Main board listed Specialty Chemical Company that makes,...
IPI Establishes Partnerships in Turkey
IPI constantly seeks new partnerships with universities & commercial intermediaries both abroad and locally. In May, IPI established a new partnership with Novicor, part of Sistem (the largest business consulting group in Istanbul) in Turkey. As a commercial intermediary, Novicor’s role is to assist universities in Turkey with R&D strategy and technology transfer.  The partnership with Novicor paves the way...
Industry Talk for Members of Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association of Singapore
The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association of Singapore (CTFAS) held its Annual General Meeting on 28 April 2014 at the Four Seasons Hotel, and invited IPI to engage its members in a talk entitled “Reach Out to Exciting New Technologies in the Cosmetic Industry”.  Dr Pauline Tay, who manages the Healthcare division at IPI, intrigued the audience with exciting new-age technologies...