Tackling the Global Waste Problem with Innovation

WASTE 20/20 today officially crowns local waste-technology startup Magorium as the grand winner.

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S’porean startup helps home/building owners get an instant quote for rooftop solar panel systems

Home owners and building owners can now get an instant estimate for the cost of rooftop solar panel systems with the click of a few buttons.  

Want To Be Your Own Boss? Here Are 8 Booming Business Ideas In S’pore To Execute In 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has badly impacted the job market in Singapore, with pay cuts, retrenchments, as well as salary and hiring freezes.  

Singapore start-ups find solutions to give waste a new lease of life

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.          

Why Corporate-Startup Relationships in Southeast Asia Are Different

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.    

WASTE 20/20 winner Magorium shares how it intends to save SEA with its plastic recycling solution

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.    

This Singapore start-up hopes to make roads with plastic waste

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 uses wearables to monitor patients’ condition

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.  

Inaugural Waste-Tech Startup Competition WASTE 20/20 Crowns Local Startup, Magorium, as Champion

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 […]

Building the future of sustainable living

Home has taken on a whole new meaning in 2020, as we now spend between 30%-40% more of our time at home compared to pre-COVID days. Our living space has become a refuge, a workspace, and at times, might even feel like a cage as we grapple with work from home. At the same time, […]

Technology and society – digital divide or digital inclusivity?

Much of the world is struggling with deepening political division, economic inequality and ethno-religious tensions. The growth of the Black Lives Matter movement – the largest movement in US history, and closer to home, the Milk Tea Alliance, are a number of global movements that have risen in response to the growing unrest and dis-satisfaction […]

Agri-Tech Asia: These 9 Sustainable Startups Are Fixing Our Food Systems

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.

Innovative ideas take flight at the 5th P.A.K. Challenge

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  

Meet the Asia-Pacific innovators shaking up the agri-food system

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. 

This 26-Year-Old Started A Dating Service In Singapore

Like many Singaporean millennials, Lee Jing Lin once thought online dating would be the solution to finding love in this digital age.    

Accredify, SGInnovate partner to launch Digital Health Passport that will accelerate travel post-COVID-19

The passport will allow individuals to store their medical information –including COVID-19 testing and vaccination reports digitally signed by accredited bodies.