Latest News and Perspectives

Stay updated on the latest technology trends, insights and initiatives within our organisation and the innovation landscape today.


Movement of IPI's Board Members
It is with both sadness and gratitude that we announce the stepping down of Edwin Chow from IPI’s Board of Directors on 31 January 2023. Edwin is an advocate of open innovation and has been instrumental in shaping the services that we offer; he oversaw the conceptualisation and development of IPI’s Tech Expert initiative and has helped to shape the...
IPI Year in Review 2022
Imagine a world where innovation didn't exist. Would the world even exist, then? IPI's annual publication '2022 Year in Review', is a reflection of our achievements for the past year, event highlights and a celebration of our clients' successes. 2022 has been a great year with borders re-opening and IPI has always been at the frontier in supporting businesses to grow beyond their boundaries. The...


Green Buildings for a Sustainable Future
Enhancing opportunities for green development Green buildings are crucial for balancing population growth and environmental sustainability. Find out how three tech offers make buildings smarter and more sustainable.   Our built environment—made up of housing, office buildings, energy networks and more—has a colossal carbon footprint. According to a 2019 International Energy Agency report, the buildings and construction sector accounts for...
The Future is Fermentation
Going beyond gut health to boost global food security Fermentation can do more than make food taste better and last longer—it may hold the key to building a more resilient, sustainable global food system.   What do kimchi, kombucha, and kefir have in common? They are all tasty, fermented foods widely known for their health benefits. An age-old food preservation...

Recent Successes

Learn more about our recent successes in enabling the innovation processes of our enterprises and partners today.


Baking Longer-lasting Vegan Goods for Overseas Markets
For many years, Jane Tan had a personal mission: to find a delicious birthday cake for her god-daughter. While this might sound like a simple task, Jane’s god-daughter had developed allergies to nuts and eggs, and sensitivities to dairy and gluten at a young age. Hence, finding a cake for the little girl to eat safely was no easy feat....


Grouting Made Fast and Hands-free
The ambition to automate an extremely labour-intensive building process saw Fabrica.AI working with IPI tech expert Mr Garrick Soon. Their goal: an improved robot prototype that could speed up the laying of floor tiles while lowering construction costs. Fabrica.AI Pte Ltd is a local start-up on a mission to boost construction productivity with a robot designed to accelerate the tile-grouting...


Scaling Up Globally for Sustainable Growth
For local agrifood tech enterprise ProfilePrint, success is beyond securing patented technologies that profile and predict the quality of food ingredients on the go. Supported by IPI’s strategic experts, the company also raised funds and ramped up global expansion plans to ride the growing demands for food ingredient premiumisation. Can one identify the molecular signatures of food ingredients or determine...


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TEKTiTE 2023 - Digital Economy
TEKTiTE is a digital-based open innovation brokerage event that interconnects technology seekers, technology suppliers, technology intermediaries and investors with the aim of creating Technology and Business opportunities. Organised by DeltaTech-Korea, it will be held online from 28 to 31 March 2023 with the theme 'Digital Economy' and will cover four main industry sectors from Mobility, Healthcare, Environment and Smart Industry (City, Home, Factory, Farm and Block-Chain). Specially...
Belgian Digital Innovation Networking Seminar
Supported by Flanders Investment & Trade (FIT), The Beacon and Scaleup Vlaanderen will jointly organise a technology trade mission to Singapore from 24 – 28 April 2023. This economic mission will be centred around the Singapore Maritime Week (SMW), which is one of the largest maritime and technology conferences in the world. Positioned as a global hub port and leading...
Creating a Sustainable Future with Green Buildings
The BCA Green Mark scheme launched in 2005 formed the backbone of Singapore’s first Green Building Masterplan as it encouraged, enabled, and engaged industry stakeholders in adopting new green buildings. In recent years, and as part of the Singapore Green Plan 2030, the Singapore Green Building Masterplan (SGBMP) was rolled out in 2021 to encourage the Built Environment sector to...

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