Advisory on Coronavirus Disease 2019
Following the Singapore Government’s announcement on 7 Feb raising the DORSCON level of COVID-19 to Orange, and in consultation with our partners, SGInnovate will be suspending our community events and large workshops with immediate effect until 22 March 2020. We want to be a responsible community while we are closely monitoring the situation.
We are confident that all will be well, and will be in touch as soon as it is deemed safe to resume hosting our events and workshops.
2020 Business Resolution: Increasing Cybersecurity Awareness
Roughly 90% of data breaches are caused by employees - the weakest link when it comes to computer security. As such, cybersecurity is one of the top concerns for any executive. Despite its high priority, many organisations struggle to emphasise the importance of cybersecurity to its workforce.
Investors Night: MedTech Exit Strategies
At SGInnovate's upcoming Investors Night, we have invited David Sheppard and Florence Joffroy-Black from MedWorld Advisors to share with us on exit strategies for MedTech startups. They will share the various exit strategies available for MedTech startups at the early, growth and mature stages, as well as the current trends of acquisition by private equity vs strategic buyers. The programme will then be followed by a fireside chat moderated by SGInnovate's Founding CEO, Steve Leonard, and pitches by carefully selected MedTech startups.
Innovators Under 35 Asia Pacific Networking Night
This is a private networking evening with SGInnovate and the Class of 2020 Innovators Under 35 Asia Pacific, celebrating the deep tech trailblazers from around the region - Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong SAR, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
SDG Innovate: Digitalisation and Cities
With two out of every three people likely to be living in cities or other urban centres by 2050; digital, data, and technology will play an important role in making these settings enjoyable, productive, and sustainable. This is the concept of ‘smart cities’ – urban environments which leverage these tools to deliver better lives and livelihoods for their populations.
AngelCentral Masterclass Series: Legal Workshop for Angels
Calling out to all Angel Investors, Entrepreneurs, VCs, fund managers, academics, corporates and anyone else who wish to learn more about Angel Investing in ASEAN:
Executive Roundtable: The Future of Supply Chain & Logistics
Global megatrends are forcing supply chain and logistics companies to re-think their business models. According to an Accenture research study, ‘digital disruption in the industry threatens traditional players with irrelevance – unless they too learn to disrupt’ because ‘agile new entrants (like startups) touting digital, customer-centric business models are steadily fragmenting it’.
How She Got There: Women in AI
In the very near future, current jobs and different aspects of people's life will be significantly impacted by artificial intelligence. This can conjure up many problems if ethics are not included in the growth of Artificial Intelligence. Learn how organisations are combating these ethical problems and what the future looks like for AI from some well-known women experts in the AI field - an industry thought to be dominated by males.
Extreme Tech Challenge: #XTC Singapore 2020
SGInnovate and Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) are co-hosting a regional competition that culminates at XTC Singapore Demo Day on March 25, where outstanding startups will be showcased. The top three startups will become XTC finalists and be invited to Paris in June 2020.
Introduction to Quantum Technologies
Development in Quantum technologies has seen remarkable progress over the last few years. Basic functional Quantum computers are already available through cloud access, with sizeable well-capitalised technology companies racing to develop more powerful Quantum computers. Governments worldwide are also evaluating and launching research, development and talent programmes to prepare for the Quantum future.
Topics: Quantum Technologies
Singapore’s Smart Nation Journey: How AI is Revolutionising the Educational Landscape
As Artificial Intelligence (AI) becomes an increasing part of our daily lives, educational institutions from elementary to higher education as well as adult and professional learning are being transformed by intelligent systems that are helping humans learn better and achieve their learning objectives. In the not too distant future, it is expected that AI will be a core part of all educational experiences, where it can benefit and be applied across a wide range of educational needs. As Singapore embarks on its journey towards becoming an AI Smart Nation, how can we use AI in education to connect our citizens to the opportunities of a future innovation economy?
Deep Learning Jumpstart Workshop
Together with Red Dragon AI, SGInnovate is pleased to present the Deep Learning Developer Series. Back by popular demand, the Deep Learning Jumpstart workshop is the first module of the Deep Learning Developer Series. This two-day workshop is designed to introduce you the skills needed to start your journey as a Deep Learning Developer. By the end of the workshop, expect to be empowered with the ability to take your newfound Deep Learning knowledge and apply it to your job / projects straight away!
Advanced Natural Language Processing and Temporal Sequence Processing
Together with Red Dragon AI, SGInnovate is pleased to present the third module of the Deep Learning Developer Series. In this module we dive deeper into some of the latest Deep Learning techniques for text and time series applications.
Open Innovation Perspectives: Singapore and Vietnam
ASEAN countries have the potential to become innovation hubs with a young population well connected to new global technological developments, along with an increasingly highly educated labour market. The rise of emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain and robotics present interesting opportunities to tackle some of the large-scale economic challenges in South East Asia.