THEME OPEN INNOVATION IN UNCERTAIN TIMES
10:00 AM
PLENARY PRESENTATION

Despite the challenges that the Covid-19 pandemic presents, companies are still coming together to create value for their businesses, instead of being solely profit-driven. These collaborations remind us of the massive opportunities that could be generated from open innovation. In a crisis, organisations’ receptiveness to open innovation can help them find new ways to solve pressing problems, build a positive reputation and lay the foundation for future collaborations. Now is the time for Open Innovation.

12:00 PM
CROWDSOURCING

An open innovation platform for large enterprises to share emerging trends, innovation challenges and opportunities to crowdsource for solutions from industry and R&D partners.

2:00 PM
CROWDPITCHING I – DIGITAL ECONOMY

A platform for innovators to pitch their infocomm and electronic technologies to enterprise partners for commercialisation opportunities in the Digital Economy.

3:00 PM
CROWDPITCHING II – URBAN SOLUTION & SUSTAINABILITY

A platform for innovators to pitch their green energy and environmental technologies to enterprise partners for commercialisation opportunities in Urban Solutions & Sustainability.

4:00 PM
CROWDPITCHING III – HOSTED BY PARTNER COUNTRY

A pitching session hosted by a partner country to showcase technologies from companies that are seeking collaboration or commercialisation partners to bring their technologies to market.

6:00 PM
END OF DAY 1
THEME INNOVATING BEYOND BOUNDARIES
10:00 AM
CROWDSOURCING – SUSTAINABILITY I

An open innovation platform for large enterprises to share emerging trends, innovation challenges and opportunities to crowdsource for solutions from industry and R&D partners.

12:00 PM
CROWDSOURCING – SUSTAINABILITY II

An open innovation platform for large enterprises to share emerging trends, innovation challenges and opportunities to crowdsource for solutions from industry and R&D partners.

2:00 PM
CROWDPITCHING IV – HEALTH & PERSONAL CARE

A platform for innovators to pitch their medtech and biotech technologies to enterprise partners for commercialisation opportunities in Health & Personal Care.

3:00 PM
CROWDPITCHING V – FOOD & NUTRITION

A platform for innovators to pitch their food, processing and packaging technologies to enterprise partners for commercialisation opportunities in Food & Nutrition.

4:00 PM
CROWDPITCHING VI – HOSTED BY PARTNER COUNTRY

A pitching session hosted by partner country to showcase technologies from companies to seek collaboration or commercialisation partners to bring their technologies to market.

6:00 PM
END OF DAY 2
THEME DESIGN-LED INNOVATION In collaboration with DesignSingapore Council
10:00 AM
CATALYSING INNOVATION WITH DESIGN

Innovation is more important today than ever before, as technology is disrupting the status quo at an alarming rate. Enterprises must go beyond technology innovation and integrate sustainable solutions which are viable for the business, feasible technology-wise and desirable to the market.

10:05 AM
Plenary I – Sustainability

Sustainability is a complex word; more than just environmentalism, it also encompasses the roles of social and economic dimensions in delivering long-term prosperity. Hear from business leaders on how they address sustainability in these various dimensions, using design thinking to promote sustainable design of products, environments as well as livelihoods.

11:00 AM
DESIGN RUNWAY

A platform for Singapore designers to pitch their innovation ideas and concepts, to potential technology partners and investors.

12:00 PM
PLENARY II - SMART & LIVEABLE CITIES

Living in space and creating space can go hand in hand. Enterprises will discover a new approach to the study of the built environment, where design takes on an investigative and intervening role that purposefully interfaces among people, technologies and the city.

1:00 PM
DESIGN THINK-TANK

A platform for organisations to share design challenge statements to crowdsource for solutions from industry and design partners.

4:00 PM
CROWDPITCHING VII – HOSTED BY PARTNER COUNTRY

A pitching session hosted by partner country to showcase technologies from companies to seek collaboration or commercialisation partners to bring their technologies to market.

6:00 PM
END OF DAY 3

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