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Intern, Ecosystem Research

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About SGInnovate:

At SGInnovate, we build and scale Deep Tech startups into companies with global impact. We believe that hard global problems can be solved using Deep Tech, and Singapore, where we are based, is uniquely positioned to realise Deep Tech innovations that can tackle these challenges. Our Deep Tech Nexus Strategy is focused on adding tangible value to the Deep Tech startup ecosystem in two key areas – development of Human Capital and deployment of Investment Capital. With the support of our partners and co-investors, we back entrepreneurial scientists through equity-based investments, access to talent and business-building advice. Our efforts are prioritised around emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Tech, MedTech and Quantum Tech, which represent impactful and scalable answers to global challenges. SGInnovate is a private-limited company wholly owned by the Singapore Government. For more information, please visit www.sginnovate.com.


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Position Summary:

We are seeking an innovative mind to play a crucial role in the creation of a comprehensive framework to evaluate the growth and maturity stages of deep tech ecosystems. This framework will serve as a vital tool to understand, assess, and enhance the progress of deep tech ecosystems. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct thorough research on existing frameworks, models, and indicators used to measure ecosystem growth, innovation, and technology adoption. 

  • Gather and analyse quantitative data from various sources, such as startup databases, research reports, and industry publications, to identify relevant metrics and benchmarks. 

  • Develop and gather qualitative data in the form of surveys and outreach to various stakeholders in our ecosystem 

  • Design and develop a multi-dimensional framework that encompasses key dimensions of deep tech ecosystem growth, including technological advancements, funding landscape, talent development, research collaboration, and market adoption. 
  • Define clear growth stages within the framework and establish criteria for transitioning from one stage to another. 

  • Translate the framework into a user-friendly, interactive tool or dashboard. 

  • Collaborate with external stakeholders, including deep tech startups, accelerators, investors, and government agencies, to gather feedback and validate the framework's effectiveness. 
  • Assist in drafting reports, whitepapers, and presentations that communicate the framework's insights, methodology, and practical applications. 



  • Currently pursuing a Masters's degree in a relevant field (e.g., Business, Business Analytics, Economics, Innovation etc.). 
  • Strong interest in deep tech innovation, startups, and ecosystem development.

  • Solid research and analytical skills, with the ability to synthesise complex information from diverse sources.
  • Proficiency in data analysis tools and techniques; experience with data visualization tools is a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical audiences.
  • Proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Attention to detail and a strong commitment to producing high-quality work.
  • Prior experience in ecosystem analysis, technology assessment, or innovation strategy is advantageous but not mandatory.


If the above sounds like you & your dream job, send us your CV at [email protected] and let's do a coffee chat.


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