Impact for HEALTH & PERSONAL CARE

Revolutionising Massage Technologies with AI
Product customisation is not a new concept for many industries, but the true challenge comes with designing and developing products that serve the real needs of today’s consumers. Modern-day consumers desire greater convenience and customisation in the products they purchase. They want products that deliver an enjoyable experience that seamlessly integrates into their lifestyles and routines. For OSIM International, a...

Impact for FOOD & NUTRITION

Blending Tradition and Technology
Scaling up food solutions for growth With expert advice from IPI Innovation Advisor Dr Ong Mei Horng, HarriAnns Nonya Table found innovative ways to enhance its heritage food product portfolio and strengthen its market position during the challenging pandemic period. For small business owners looking to scale up their companies, there never seem to be enough hours in a day...

Impact for TRADE & CONNECTIVITY

Creating Growth while the Planes are Grounded
Generating value through innovation Amid one of the worst downturns in aviation history, IPI Innovation Advisor Derek Sharples helped CW Aero Services to implement new business strategies, restructure internal processes and emerge stronger. As borders closed to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus in 2020, the aviation industry saw one of its worst years yet. Global passenger traffic plunged by...

Impact for FOOD & NUTRITION

­Innovation Advisory Creates New Value through Efficient Upcycling of Spent Grains
David Tan and his team mulled over their revenue for the first quarter of 2020, the lowest in their more than 45 years of business, through a virtual meeting at the start of Singapore’s circuit breaker in April. It seemed like there was no end in sight for the raging COVID-19 pandemic in both local and overseas markets as food...

Impact for SUSTAINABILITY

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...

Impact for MANUFACTURING

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...