Innovation Advisors Share Perspectives in Roundtable Dialogue
IPI’s Innovation Advisors (IAs) and Peter Ong, Chairman of Enterprise Singapore had an interactive and engaging exchange of views and insights at the roundtable organised by IPI on 2 November 2021. The IAs shared their experiences in helping local companies across various industry sectors, including food and healthcare, and also ideated on how the innovation ecosystem could double down to support...
IPI Shares Cross-border Open Innovation Practices with Korean Technology Transfer Community
IPI Head of Innovation and Technology Dr Sze Tiam Lin recently delivered a keynote address at the 2021 Technology Licensing & Commercialisation Annual Conference organised by the Korea Association of University Technology of Transfer Management (KAUTM), a network organisation of technology licensing offices of Korean universities. Speaking to more than 580 in-person and virtual conference participants on 6 October 2021,...
A New Vision for Health and Wellness
Smart and digital technologies including wearable sensors, artificial intelligence (AI) and telehealth software are transforming healthcare systems and delivery across the world, a trend that has been accelerated by the COVID-19 crisis. On the third and final day of the recent TechInnovation 2021, experts shared their insights on the implications and opportunities of this healthcare shift, in keynote and thematic...
Designing for A Better Tomorrow
Many hands make light work, as the proverb goes. At the recent TechInnovation 2021 event, IPI and DesignSingapore Council (Dsg) launched the second edition of Design Think-Tank, a networking and open innovation platform for firms, organisations, designers and innovators. “Businesses have traditionally tackled issues by resolving them in-house or engaging external stakeholders. With the Design Think-Tank, we aim to spark...
The Future of Food
The world will have nearly 10 billion people by 2050, a population total that will require 56 percent more food compared to that of 2010. With global food systems already making up about a third of all man-made greenhouse gas emissions, moving to more sustainable food production, delivery and consumption is critical. To shed light on this issue and potential...
Going Green for A Sustainable Future
Climate change is speeding up, with deep and widespread cuts to greenhouse gas emissions needed in the next few decades to prevent the worst of its devastating impact. To showcase how cities and nations can thrive while minimising their carbon footprint, the recent TechInnovation 2021 dedicated its first day to keynote and thematic sessions with the theme of “Green and...