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The term deep tech was coined by Swati Chaturvedi, CEO of Silicon Valley-based investment firm Propel(x), to differentiate tech startups built on commonly available technologies and tech companies that engage in long-term scientific and technological research and development (R&D) for the next level of innovations. General tech startups built on existing technologies often provide an …

On 19 November 2020, the Australia’s Northern Territory Government and the Darwin Innovation Hub signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Cap Vista Pte Ltd and Singapore Space & Technology Ltd (SSTL) for a strategic partnership to collaborate on space activities through Project Cyclotron, Cap Vista and SSTL’s joint venture-building programme for space and deep …

23-year-old NTU Engineering student Toh Wen Qi was tasked with what seemed like an impossible task during her apprenticeship at a Deep Tech startup earlier this year: To determine the sweetness of a tomato without destroying it. For weeks, the team she was attached to handled tomatoes of various sizes, squeezed them, juiced them, and …

SGINNOVATE announced two initiatives to create more job opportunities for Singaporean students, fresh graduates and mid-career professionals looking to start a career in Deep Tech. More than 200 apprenticeships and full-time roles will be offered in over 30 Deep Tech companies and startups at a virtual showcase to be held on Sept 12. Positions available …

SGInnovate has launched Deep Tech for Good, a new initiative that seeks to accelerate the development and use of artificial intelligence (AI) and other frontier technologies to improve the human condition and drive sustainable development across different markets, according to an announcement. The initiative was launched at a virtual event with an international line-up of …

Singapore’s startups are stepping up to create and adapt their current technologies in the battle against COVID-19, Dr Lim Jui, CEO of SGInnovate, told Fortune Times during a recent interview. SGInnovate is a government-owned venture firm that builds and scales Deep Tech startups into high potential companies with global impact. “Aspiring entrepreneurs and founders will not …

Deep technology has the potential to solve the world’s biggest societal issues. This has not gone unnoticed by nations – Singapore, for example, has injected an additional S$300 million into its Startup SG Equity scheme in its recent Budget 2020 announcement, to support the commercialisation of startups whose businesses are based on innovative research. However, …