The COVID-19 pandemic has badly impacted the job market in Singapore, with pay cuts, retrenchments, as well as salary and hiring freezes.
Road construction material, beer and energy – these are some things that start-ups in Singapore are looking to produce as they reuse or recycle waste.
Joyce Tay, Chief Strategy Officer of StartupX, tells Yaniv Corem at the The School of Innovation why Southeast Asia needs to look at corporate innovation with a different lens, and the biggest misunderstanding people have about corporate-startup relationships.
Soon after being announced as the winner of Singapore’s waste-tech startup competition WASTE 20/20, organised by StartupX in partnership with Enterprise Singapore and The Incubation Network, e27 decided to interview Magorium co-founder Chu Xian to find out more about its vision.
Magorium, founded in mid-2019, breaks down shopping bags, bottles and other plastic trash into a material that can partially replace the tar-like, oil-based bitumen in the mixture used to build regular roads.
Health-tech start-up SenzeHub develops wearables that monitor patients’ vital signs such as heart rate and temperature. These devices help flag any deterioration in the user’s condition and provide an early alert for emergencies.
The inaugural Singapore waste-tech startup competition, WASTE 20/20, hosted by StartupX, and in partnership with Enterprise Singapore and The Incubation Network, today officially crowns local waste-technology startup Magorium as the grand winner. With their proprietary technology that converts plastic into high quality asphalt premix used for road construction, Magorium managed to stand out among tough […]
Without further ado, below is a round-up of the startups hailing from all over Asia who are slated to pitch at the Summit next month and the disruptive technologies that they’re bringing to the table.
Coming in second place with a prize of $12,000 was Team Augmentus from National University of Singapore (NUS) with their idea of a unified and code-free industrial robot programming software enabling non-technical users to develop and deploy robots with high speed and accuracy. https://www.augmentus.tech
Accelerating innovation in supply chain resilience, urban food systems, alternative proteins and affordable nutrition, a powerhouse of dynamic early stage start-ups from the Asia-Pacific region will pitch their ground-breaking technologies at this year’s virtual Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit on November 18-20.
Like many Singaporean millennials, Lee Jing Lin once thought online dating would be the solution to finding love in this digital age.
The passport will allow individuals to store their medical information –including COVID-19 testing and vaccination reports digitally signed by accredited bodies.
Nearly half the workforce of Suntec International Convention and Exhibition Centre (SICEC) will be retrenched. Suntec Singapore jointly announced the news with the Building Construction And Timber Industries Employees’ Union (BATU) yesterday (28 August).
Massive effort to ensure safety made possible with use of mobile apps, wearable devices.
Founded by student entrepreneurs at NUS, this startup aims to create the “Canva for robotic systems”.