Impact for MATERIALS & CHEMICALS

Preventing Corrosion in Buildings Everywhere
A chance encounter with IPI in 2015 evolved into a unique opportunity for Nipo International to collaborate with Nanyang Technological University (NTU) on a groundbreaking innovation which can potentially help save money, lives and the environment. As a manufacturer of coating systems for the construction industry, Nipo is always exploring new technologies to bridge technology supply and demand. Nipo’s Director Amanda...

Impact for FOOD & NUTRITION

Creating Value from Shrimp Waste through Collaboration
When Robin Low, CEO of ARB Technologies (ARB), stepped through the doors of TechInnovation 2018, he was full of anticipation about meeting an innovation scout from Mitsui. It was his first time presenting his company to such a large MNC and one that could open new doors for the business. Following its inception in 1995, ARB evolved from focusing on electronics to specialising...

Impact for MATERIALS & CHEMICALS

Putting the Shine on Automobiles Worldwide
Yow Jia Hong is highly passionate about cars and it shows. Despite not having the relevant technical or industry experience in product formulation, he and his fellow co-founder of Artdeshine (ADS) set up the car detailing business and transformed it into a producer of experiential detailing products. Entirely self-taught, the duo’s emphasis on quality has made ADS a go-to brand...

Impact for HEALTH & PERSONAL CARE

Teaming Up to Advance Medical Care
When Xander Sim, the inventor of Quiz biochip-based PCR, co-founded Cell ID in 2014, he had one goal in mind – to combine engineering and biological sciences to deliver fast, accurate, affordable and mass-deployable diagnostic solutions for home and near-patient use. As the medtech firm’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Sim oversaw the R&D for several products. This included Cell ID’s...

Impact for FUTURE MOBILITY

Saving More Lives with Augmented Reality Glasses
Tan Jian Ming strode into TechInnovation 2018 as a man on a mission. The Co-founder of Moon Technologies and his team had been puzzling over a way to improve user experience of their latest creation – wireless augmented reality (AR) smart glasses with image recognition capabilities. Able to deliver real-time, actionable insights, the device would allow paramedics to quickly identify...

Impact for ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT

Creating a Better Way to Handle Waste
Meisterform is not your average wheel manufacturing firm. As the first company in Singapore to design, produce and retail extreme performance automotive forged wheels, it broke away from the manufacturing-to-scale traditions of the industry to deliver quick turnarounds and accelerated response times.  It is this commitment to efficiency that allowed Meisterform to embark on a trial project with SembWaste, a...