Singapore-headquartered document lifecycle management software vendor Accredify has struck a deal with IBM to integrate the latter’s Digital Health Pass into the Accredify Digital Health Passport offering. Accredify’s Digital Health Passport was created in partnership with SGInnovate at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic to assist in the issuance of verifiable COVID-19 discharge memos to migrant workers at scale.
Under the new Innovation and Enterprise Fellowship Programme (IFP), National Research Foundation (NRF) will be supporting 500 fellowships over the next five years. SGInnovate, the programme’s very first partner, saw the launch of the PowerX (Robotics) programme, which helped equip locals with the necessary skills for the robotics and automation sector.
"I do hope to grow in this space and help enhance food security in Singapore through Deep Tech,” shares Cheng Yi Chiao, PowerX trainee on his newly acquired Robotics development skills.
The prospect of getting paid to learn how to programme robots and work for a Deep Tech firm leads Cheng Yi Chiao to join SGInnovate's PowerX Robotics programme.
Although there are only around 1,000 electric cars on the roads today, there is a strong push to increase this number to around 200,000 by 2030, shared Tong Hsien-Hui, Executive Director of Venture Investing at SGInnovate, on Singapore’s EV outlook.