Impact for ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT

Technology Collaboration Helps Start-up Extend Flight Time of Drones
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commonly known as drones are becoming more popular for both recreational and commercial purposes. Due to the limitations of current lithium batteries, manufacturers are looking for alternative power solutions to keep drones in the air longer and reduce the inconvenience of recharging or changing batteries shortly after a flight.  EnergyNova Pte Ltd is a local start-up...

Impact for HEALTH & PERSONAL CARE

Technology Collaboration Brings Advanced Cancer Molecular Diagnostics to Asia
Molecular diagnostics is used to measure and detect the presence of genetic material associated with specific diseases, and applied as a tool by healthcare professionals and patients to improve clinical outcomes and medical decisions. Asia Genomics, a Singapore-based molecular diagnostics company specialising in clinical genomics in areas relating to genetic diseases was seeking to advance its in-house capabilities and know-how...

Impact for DIGITAL ECONOMY

Convenient Security via Smart Locks in the Sharing Economy
A smart lock has a variety of applications, such as providing a convenient and seamless service for home owners and renters in the home sharing economy, or to secure and remotely track goods in the logistics industry. We Are Perspective (WAP) is an industrial design consultancy and hardware incubator based in Singapore and headquartered in the Netherlands. They approached IPI...

Impact for DIGITAL ECONOMY

Enterprises Collaborate to Pilot Predictive Engine Maintenance Solution in Singapore
Companies operating their fleet of vehicles are increasingly implementing fleet management solutions to provide themselves with data to help improve their efficiency and productivity. Car Club is the largest car-sharing service provider in Singapore operating a fleet of more than 230 vehicles. Despite being the leading incumbent, Car Club proactively seeks strategic technology partnerships that enhance its service to its...

Impact for MATERIALS & CHEMICALS

Turning Ideas into Reality to Stay Ahead in the Construction Industry
In the construction industry, coatings are widely used for decorative and functional purposes. Examples of functional applications include anti-corrosion, water resistance and heat reflection. Nipo International Pte Ltd, a Singapore-based coatings specialist manufacturer, was keen to expand its capabilities. It was also looking into more environmentally sustainable solutions combined with enhanced performance due to changing market demands. Nipo’s early years...

Impact for FOOD & NUTRITION

Technology Cooperation Brings Local Ready-to-eat Meals for People with Swallowing Difficulties
Dysphagia refers to swallowing difficulty. While it can affect anyone, it is more common in the elderly and patients who have had a stroke. Singapore nutrition SME, Health Food Matters (HFM), was keen to partner a local technology partner to develop texture-modified meals in local flavours so as to meet the growing market demand. HFM was introduced to Changi General...