Removing the “Block” in Blockchain: New Solutions That Pave the Way | SGInnovate
February 24 2021

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Removing the “Block” in Blockchain: New Solutions That Pave the Way

Presented by SGInnovate and IPOS International

Blockchain still faces low adoption in today's economy despite its enhanced security, transparency and traceability features. In key industries like Fintech, healthcare and supply chain, where countless transactions are processed daily, blockchain's throughput and latency limitations are crucial roadblocks to its widespread adoption. 

The good news is that recent patent data shows rapid development in both on-chain and off-chain techniques that address these issues. 

Join us and discover the latest innovative solutions that will help drive widespread blockchain adoption in key industries.

Date: 24 February 2021 
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am (Singapore Time / UTC +8)

Programme:
10:00am - 10:05am:
Opening Remarks and Welcome 
10:05am - 10:45am:
Panel Discussion and Presentation on Removing the 'Block' in Blockchain: New Solutions That Pave the Way

  • Dr Hong Lei, Senior Patent Examiner, IPOS International 
  • Dr Teo Ailing, Patent Examiner, IPOS International 
10:45am - 10:50am: Sharing of IPOS International's Free Resources 
10:50am - 11:00am: Q&A Session

Speakers' Profiles: 
Dr Hong Lei, Senior Patent Examiner, IPOS International 

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Dr Hong Lei is a Senior Patent Examiner at IPOS International with over six years of experience. He specialises in examining patent applications within the information and communications technology (ICT) space, with a keen focus on data encryption, blockchain, artificial intelligence and wireless communication. Hong Lei completed his PhD at the school of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) on silicon-based solar cell devices.

Dr Teo Ailing, Patent Examiner, IPOS International 
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Dr Teo Ailing is a Patent Examiner at IPOS International with over six years of experience. She specialises in patent applications relating to computer-implemented inventions, including those on blockchain and Fintech. Ailing was also previously part of an IP strategy solutions team helping corporations and enterprises unlock potential value from their intangible assets, where she performed patent data analytics to derive insights for future technology innovation, at both enterprise and industry levels.

Topics: Blockchain