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  • S$25m for 'bold measures' to nurture innovation in Singapore

    S$25m for 'bold measures' to nurture innovation in Singapore

    Over S$25 million will be committed by the government to "bold measures" that will nurture a healthy innovation ecosystem in Singapore. This was announced by Minister Heng Swee Keat at the opening of the Singapore Week of Innovation & TeCHnology (SWITCH).

     

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  • Two new programmes unveiled to nurture tech entrepreneurs

    Two new programmes unveiled to nurture tech entrepreneurs

    Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced the launch of the two new programmes at the opening of the Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology - a polytechnic incubator programme and an entrepreneurial training programme for researchers.

    Topics: Others, Startups

  • Singapore is a global start-up hub — but it lacks one important ingredient

    Singapore is a global start-up hub — but it lacks one important ingredient

    Singapore is a leading tech hub, but domestic entrepreneurs lack meaningful visions, according to Grace Sai, CEO and co-founder of Impact Hub Singapore. Sai was speaking during SWITCH, the Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology

    Topics: Others, Startups

  • Coffee with the boss: Steve Leonard

    Coffee with the boss: Steve Leonard

    Encouraging Singaporeans to create new tech based products. On Coffee with the Boss, we speak to SGInnovate Chief Executive Steve Leonard on what he's got planned.
     

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  • Start-up focuses on helping robots see and move better

    Start-up focuses on helping robots see and move better

    Many robots can already see and identify objects but artificial intelligence start-up Movel AI is looking to make them even "smarter", which could generate greater productivity for companies. In the third instalment of a four-part series on intellectual property, co-founders Bai Haoyu, 31, and Abhishek Gupta, 29, tell Lee Xin En how they are developing software that improves the vision of robots so they can be more accurate and less prone to accidents, and why they are filing a patent.

    Topics: A.I., Startups

  • One tiny city state is pushing hard to be a center for innovation

    One tiny city state is pushing hard to be a center for innovation

    When it comes to innovation, there is no such thing as status quo — you either improve or decline relative to everyone else, and sitting in a comfort zone for too long could prove costly. That is the philosophy of Steve Leonard, the CEO of SGInnovate, the government entity that supports entrepreneurs leading Singapore's innovation efforts.

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