Asian Scientist Magazine featured Dr Lim Jui, CEO of SGInnovate, as part of its Asia's Changemakers series, an ongoing digital content series profiling influential figures in Asia’s science and technology ecosystem.
Atomionics, a Singapore-based startup building quantum sensors for navigation and resource exploration, has raised an undisclosed sum in its seed funding round, with participation from investors like SGInnovate.
Singapore-based SGInnovate has a unique multi-stakeholder business model focused on identifying and funding Deep Tech startups. CEO Dr Lim Jui now plans to increase the group’s activity in advanced manufacturing and “wetware” — drugs and diagnostics — as firms increasingly are able to revert to pre-COVID business plans.
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.
Bot MD has raised US$5 million in Series A round led by Monk's Hill Ventures. Other investors in the round include SeaX Ventures, XA Network and SGInnovate, healthcare industry veterans Lu Yoh-Chie and Jean-Luc Butel, as well as Silicon Valley notable, Steve Blank.
COVID-19 will pave the way for more innovation said Deep Tech experts at a panel in Deep Tech Summit, a conference organised by SGInnovate and held in conjunction with SFF x SWITCH 2020.