Impact for FUTURE MOBILITY

When Self-driving Vehicles Speak to You
MooVita and Sioux Technologies are exploring ways to improve communications between autonomous vehicles and passengers. Brought together by IPI, they aim to help Singapore become a smart nation. A box-like vehicle revs its engine as an elderly passenger announces his destination to a large screen on the dashboard. He then settles into his seat and enjoys the journey as the...

Impact for SUSTAINABILITY

More Money, Less Waste: Eco-friendly Oil Bleaching Process Boosts Revenue
GIIAVA’s partnership with NUS, sparked off by IPI, aims to repurpose low-grade vegetable oil for higher value-added uses, which increases revenue yet benefits the environment. Dr Yashodhan Bhawe stood in front of several large tanks, looking puzzled. He was expecting a straightforward scale-up for a new vegetable oil upgrading process, but things turned awry when “big masses of blobs” were...

Impact for HEALTH & PERSONAL CARE

Diving Deep into Super Carbon Nanoparticles for Skincare Products
As consumers are increasingly more mindful about what they are putting on their skin, personal care and pharmaceutical companies have been actively innovating through various technologies to meet consumers’ skincare needs and stay ahead of the game. JAH Tech, a local start-up that manages private companies’ deep tech research and its applications in our everyday environment, is no different. In...

Impact for MATERIALS & CHEMICALS

Tackling Innovation with External Technical Experts
Many enterprises today understand that innovation is critical to business success. While larger organisations may have the research and development resources to support their product development needs, smaller enterprises often find it a struggle to manage innovation challenges that require in-depth technical knowledge. Home-grown automotive grooming and detailing service provider Artdeshine faced a similar predicament a year ago. Its founder...

Impact for FOOD & NUTRITION

Carbs for a Healthier Lifestyle-friendly Diet
Rising levels of obesity and physical inactivity have contributed to a growing prevalence of diabetes over the last decades. To better manage blood sugar levels and nutritional needs, health conscious individuals may use a food’s glycemic index (GI) as a guide when choosing what to eat. Low GI food products refer to carbohydrate containing food that will produce a steady...

Impact for WATER

Pooling Resources Together to Clean Water
A water filtration membrane made of ceramic, and a water purification system the size of a suitcase. Liquinex’s innovative water treatment solutions are capturing the attention of international companies – thanks to events like IPI’s TechInnovation. Most industrial factories produce some form of waste-water that has to be treated before being discharged into the sewers. This is where Liquinex, a...