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SingHealth and SGInnovate announced a three-year partnership to build and scale up health science innovations today, with Artificial Intelligence (AI) in healthcare as the first area of focus. The partnership seeks to advance the development and adoption of AI as well as other emerging technologies to improve diagnostics and treatment, and enhance healthcare delivery and clinical …

English Synopsis: In conjunction with the International Women’s Day, SGInnovate co-organised the ‘Leading Together in STEM’ event, with IMDA and SGTech, as part of the SG Women In Tech (SGWiT) initiative. The event was opened by the Patron of SGWiT, Mrs Josephine Teo, Singapore’s Minister for Manpower and Second Minister for Home Affairs. It also …

The technology to produce hydrogen has existed for decades, so why is it only now gaining traction as a source of clean energy? There’s no dearth of climate change deniers who vehemently dispute global warming, including former U.S. President Donald Trump. But the world has largely woken up to one of the gravest challenges staring …

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 …

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 …

Not long after the United Nations decreed COVID-19 a global pandemic, over three billion people were restricted to the confines of their homes (Statista). Business activity alarmingly slowed down, and public life all but halted. COVID-19 brought the global conversation on sustainability and climate change back to the front pages. Daily global carbon emissions dropped …

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 …

As the world grapples with the virus, one industry is quietly playing a key role in helping communities respond to the pandemic: telecommunications.Because of our core business, robust customer base, ICT skills, and technological capabilities, telcos are uniquely positioned—and I daresay have a duty to deliver infrastructure and connectivity to customers. Already, the industry is …

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 …