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TechInnovation 2023 showcases more than 100 latest technologies and innovations in sustainability, health and well-being and AI in healthcare from our partners in Hong Kong SAR, Korea, Japan, Singapore, Slovakia, and Thailand. Enterprises interested in these technology offers can register at to meet these technology providers and arrange for your 1-1 business meeting.

Nano Delivery Technology That Increases Pest Management Efficiency in Food Crops
According to Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), invasive insects cost the global economy around US$ 70 billion each year. Rising temperatures, longer seasons, and changing weather patterns are creating more favourable conditions for insects to thrive in many areas, leading to increased infestations in crops. Traditional pest management methods in food crops, such as frequent spraying of insecticides and repeated inspection, are labour intensive and can have negative environmental impacts. This technology offers a promising solution to these challenges. It simultaneously reduces the particle size of insecticides and modifies their surface properties, which increases foliar uptake by several folds. Once absorbed by leaves, the insecticides are no longer prone to wash off or environmental degradation, resulting in a substantially longer residual treatment effect and a reduction in usage volumes and reapplication frequencies of the insecticides. This technology is designed as a ready-to-use adjuvant that works with commercialised insecticides. Growers can independently and safely nano encapsulate the insecticides with basic mixing equipment and a simple, one-step mixing process.
Nano Delivery Technology That Resolves Root Rot Diseases in Food Crops
Root rot diseases in food crops are devastating diseases currently without solution. Examples of such diseases are the Basal Stem Rot in oil palms, Fusarium Wilt in bananas, and Phytophthora Root Rot in citrus.  While fungicides have in vitro efficacy, most do not possess phloem mobility and therefore cannot reach the roots to effect treatment. Thus, despite widespread usage of fungicides, root rot diseases are still inadequately treated or are not treated at all. This Nano Delivery Technology imparts phloem mobility to fungicides, allowing them to reach the roots from the application site to treat and protect the crops. The technology is designed as a ready-to-use adjuvant that works with commercialised fungicides. Growers can independently and safely nano encapsulate the fungicides with basic mixing equipment and a simple, one-step mixing process. This technology is patent-pending and ready to market.
Superior Probiotics and Prebiotics for Gut Health and Immune Support
Probiotic bacteria play a pivotal role in stimulating T cell-dependent immune responses, offering protection against bacterial infections, and addressing various gut-related conditions resulting in the healthy gut health. This technology features specially designed formulations using meticulously selected microbial probiotic strains with exceptional attributes and natural bioactive compounds with prebiotic and functional properties to enhance gut health and bolster immune support. In particular, the formulations feature a functional, prebiotic ingredient that promotes beneficial gut bacteria and prepared from mulberry through a patent-pending process.  With a team of specialists capable of customising probiotic functions to specific needs, they are able to select, isolate and culture advanced probiotic strains, as well as conduct pharmacological activities for functional claims. Depending on customers’ needs, e.g. facilitating growth of gut beneficial microorganisms, prevent infections, or reduce inflammation in the digestive system, the team can customise the blend of ingredients. 
A Smart Insole for Prevention of Diabetic Foot Ulceration
High blood sugar in diabetes can gradually block blood vessels, reducing blood flow to the feet and leading to foot ulcers caused by pressure, nerve issues, and poor circulation. Traditionally, these problems are detected with the monofilament test, but it is not preventive and can miss early signs of ulceration. We offer two innovative technologies for real-time diabetic foot monitoring: 1. A high-resolution sensor pad has 2,500 pressure sensors to monitor underfoot pressure accurately in a static position. 2. A smart insole, designed for real-time monitoring, alerts users to potential ulcer risks by detecting high- pressure areas. It not only provides alerts but also offers guidance on reducing pressure.  Both these technologies can be an affordable alternative and incredibly user-friendly. By taking a proactive approach to diabetic foot care, the technology providers hope to prevent the development of foot ulcers and related complications, positively impacting the lives of millions worldwide.
Gut Microbiome Assessment For Enhancing Healthspan
Within one’s body, approximately 100 trillion microorganisms, mainly bacteria, coexist. Surprisingly, these microorganisms outnumber the number of cells in the body by a staggering 300-fold. These tiny inhabitants play a crucial role, producing both beneficial and harmful metabolites that your body cannot generate. Essentially, they function as a concealed vital organ within you. Research indicates that the majority of these microorganisms, about 95%, reside in your gut, where they exert a significant influence on approximately 70% of your immune system and are closely linked to the development of 90% of non- communicable diseases. Consequently, the gut microbiome stands as one of the most remarkable scientific discoveries of the past decade. Unlocking the secrets of ones unique gut microbiome composition holds a key to health monitoring, predicting medication effectiveness, and tailoring treatments. Notably, the gut microbiome closely correlates with dietary and lifestyle choices and can be modulated to prevent health issues rather than merely correcting them. However, the lack of comprehensive knowledge and databases in Southeast Asia represents a significant gap in this field. Bridging this gap promises to yield invaluable insights and drive future healthcare breakthroughs.
Multiple Inputs Based Intelligent Irrigation System
Developed a cutting-edge IoT-based Irrigation System, uses proprietary algorithms and a suite of integrated hardware to intelligently optimize watering schedules based on various inputs like soil moisture levels, raining status, weather forecasts, plant species, and soil moisture needs. This smart irrigation system has been built to address the common issue of water waste and poor irrigation management in agriculture, horticulture, and landscaping sectors. Potential users for this technology are large-scale farmers, landscapers, gardening centres, municipalities managing public parks, and property management company seeking smart community solutions. This innovation aims to revolutionize irrigation management by providing an efficient, data-driven irrigation system that not only optimizes watering for different plant species but also significantly reduces water consumption and system maintenance needs.
Automated Edible Insect Protein Fractionation Process
The production of insect protein powder is currently a batch process that is labor intensive and has issues with product consistency upon scale up. This technology uses automation to upscale the edible insect (House Cricket; Acheta domesticus) protein fractionation process. This will allow for the processing of 1 ton of the cricket raw material per hour and produce 3-4 tons of the protein powder per day. It is a scalable, zero-waste process that reduces overall operation costs (taking time, labor, energy into account) by roughy 30%. It is also applicable to other insect species and can be customizable to produce insect protein products according to customers’ needs. The cricket protein powder has a higher quality, consistency and safety than other insect protein products and meet international standards for global markets. It is an alternative to meat and plant-based protein and contains naturally higher nutritional values (70% protein content, complete amino acids, BCAAs, dietary fibre, and micronutrients). High value by-products are also obtained from the main process including oil and chitin that can be used in cosmetics and supplements.
Biointelligence Platform and Enabler for Personalised Health and Wellness Journey
Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) are the leading cause of death globally, responsible for 74% of deaths worldwide. It is predicted that, by 2060, total deaths of NCDs per capita will increase by 52%, while those of communicable diseases decline. However, more than half of the deaths are preventable with lifestyle adjustments. Personalised healthcare and wellness have the potential to help people live longer, healthier lives, and to reduce the burden of chronic diseases. As technology advances, drawing connections between genetic data and personal insights is becoming more  prevalent. The use of genetic data ranges from lifestyle change and intervention to disease prevention. This Thai startup offers a biointelligence platform, founded to equip health professionals with comprehensive genetic information regarding patients’ or users’ predisposition to serious disease risks, which could be prevented or detected earlier. Together with an enabler platform for personalised health and wellness journey, they are able to provide tailored solutions for improved health and wellness, starting with the use of genetic data. The technology owner is seeking partners in Singapore, such as supplement manufacturers, wellness clinics, and wellness tourism, to co-develop personalised solutions that integrate the use of genetic data to help people live longer and healthier lives.
3D-printed Surgical Devices and Porous-based Implants For Optimal Bone Integration
This cutting-edge technology is setting new benchmarks in global healthcare with its focus on precision and personalized surgical devices and porous-based implants, particularly within the domain of oral and maxillofacial procedures. One of the primary challenges in contemporary surgical treatments has been the pervasive reliance on standardized devices. Such generic solutions often lead to prolonged surgical durations and extended recovery periods. In contrast, this innovative technology offers a resounding solution by providing 3D-printed surgical devices meticulously tailored to fit individual bone anatomies. The hallmark of these devices lies in their enhanced porous design, which significantly accelerates bone ingrowth and thus curtails healing times. Drawing from extensive clinical evidence, these devices have consistently demonstrated marked improvements in surgical outcomes. The underlying prowess of this technology hinges on advanced design principles and state-of-the-art manufacturing processes. By implementing a two-scale porous-based topology optimization approach, these medical devices are engineered to ensure anatomical conformity, robust mechanical stability, and optimal biological compatibility. As a result, they not only promote accelerated bone ingrowth but also ensure the mechanical integrity and longevity of the device. Poised at the crossroads of design excellence and medical proficiency, this technology is on track to redefine global healthcare standards.