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.
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’.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has provided humanity with opportunities for creating growth and prosperity with its seemingly endless potential. It has disrupted various industries to benefit businesses and our society as a whole.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is on the rise, and very rapidly so. This technology for next-generation intelligence and decision making is permeating every industry and much of human activity. But while the hype is spreading quickly and affecting every industry, business leaders of the world would need to know, ‘Beyond the hype, what can AI do for my business and how can I go about doing so?’
Singapore, like many other Asian and European countries, is in demographic trouble. With a rapidly ageing population that is living longer, there is an increasing need to provide additional medical services beyond the status quo.
Singapore and other Asian cities namely Bangalore, Beijing, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Tokyo have the potential to become global agri-food innovation powerhouses “by creating space for innovation, encouraging public-private sector interaction and drawing in entrepreneurs, such hubs will play an outsized role in driving investment and innovation in the region,” according to the “Asia Food Challenge Report” by PwC, Rabobank and Temasek Holdings.
Singapore released its National AI Strategy at the inaugural Singapore FinTech Festival x Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SFF x SWITCH) 2019, and it aims to build itself into a world leader in developing and deploying AI solutions by 2030.
You have heard so much about the Robotics Revolution and how it will take over jobs and the world. Drones, autonomous vehicles, automated guided vehicles, social robots, collaborative robots - the Robotics Revolution is indeed coming!
The benefits of AI should be accessible to everyone. But it is not enough to deliver only the technological capabilities of AI; scientists, entrepreneurs and companies also have an important responsibility to ensure that AI is safe and inclusive for all.
In line with the principles to promote Fairness, Ethics, Accountability and Transparency (FEAT) in the use of Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics (AIDA) in Singapore's financial sector, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), SGInnovate and EY are co-presenting an Expert Series where we bring together global thought leaders, financial institutions and AIDA experts to explore ways firms can recalibrate their current frameworks to realign with the FEAT principles in providing financial products and services.
Presented by SGInnovate and Ecosystm, this event will look at some of the trends that are going to shape the areas of AI, Cybersecurity, Cities of the Future and MedTech in 2020.
The advancements of technology have been incredibly fast-paced, and this makes it challenging to stay on top of all the latest trends. Up and coming technology is changing the way we interact with the world, and consequently, how businesses should effectively market to their audience. Discover from our panel what emerging trends in 2020 your company should look towards as we start the new year.