TechInnovation

TechInnovation is a unique technology-to-industry matching event that brings together international technology seekers and providers to collaborate and accelerate the commercialisation of technology through open innovation.

Organised by Intellectual Property Intermediary (IPI), the vibrant technology marketplace will feature a crowdsourcing platform for industries to seek partners for co-creation of solutions and a crowdpitching segment for innovators to showcase enabling technologies.

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TECHINNOVATION 2019 PROGRAMME

Key Activities
  • TechInnovation 2019 will continue to focus on matching of industry’s needs to enabling technologies. Our programme includes sharing by Open Innovation thought leaders, Crowdsourcing sessions for the industries to seek solutions to address innovation needs, and pitching opportunities for technology providers with innovative technologies.
D1: Collaboration through Open Innovation
Time Programme
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Keynote Address

Open Innovation: Tapping into Singapore‘s Research Ecosystem
- Ric Parker, Chairman, Singapore Aerospace Programme

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
The Future of Open Innovation

- Moderator: Wong Lup Wai, Chief Executive Officer, IPI
- Ric Parker, Chairman, Singapore Aerospace Programme
- Philip Bolton, Outside Innovation Director, RB
- Albert Pozo, Chief Digital Officer, SATS

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2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Crowdsourcing Session I

A unique platform for large enterprises to reverse-pitch and share innovation challenges to the international audience of SMEs, startups, researchers to co-create solutions.
1. Dr Philip Bolton, Outside Innovation Director, RB
2. Nilesh Wadhwa, Director, New Ventures & Transactions, Singapore, India and Southeast Asia, Johnson & Johnson
3. Enzo Acerbi, Senior Data Scientist, Danone
4. Bernard Siew, Vice President, Innovation, Changi Airport Group
5. Gennie Neo, Venturing & Incubation Lead, R2 Datalabs, Rolls-Royce
6. Tiffany Robyn Soetikno, Founder, Global Urban Esensial (GUE)
7. Stephen Febianto Kusumo, Director, Supply Chain and System, Anugrah Argon Medica (AAM)

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3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Crowdpitching

A platform for innovators to pitch their technologies to enterprise partners for commercialisation opportunities in Urban Solutions & Sustainability, Health & Personal Care, Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering, and Services & Digital Economy.

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D1: Collaboration through Open Innovation
Time
Programme
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Keynote Address

Open Innovation: Tapping into Singapore‘s Research Ecosystem

- Ric Parker, Chairman, Singapore Aerospace Programme

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
The Future of Open Innovation

- Moderator: Wong Lup Wai, Chief Executive Officer, IPI

- Ric Parker, Chairman, Singapore Aerospace Programme

- Philip Bolton, Outside Innovation Director, RB

- Albert Pozo, Chief Digital Officer, SATS

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2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Crowdsourcing Session I

A unique platform for large enterprises to reverse-pitch and share challenges to the international audience of SMEs, startups, and researchers to co-create solutions.

1. Dr Philip Bolton, Outside Innovation Director, RB
2. Nilesh Wadhwa, Director, New Ventures & Transactions, Singapore, India and Southeast Asia, Johnson & Johnson
3. Enzo Acerbi, Senior Data Scientist, Danone
4. Bernard Siew, Vice President, Innovation, Changi Airport Group
5. Gennie Neo, Venturing & Incubation Lead, R2 Datalabs, Rolls-Royce
6. Tiffany Robyn Soetikno, Founder, Global Urban Esensial (GUE)
7. Stephen Febianto Kusumo, Director, Supply Chain and System, Anugrah Argon Medica (AAM)
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3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Crowdpitching

A platform for innovators to pitch their technologies to enterprise partners for commercialisation opportunities in Urban Solutions & Sustainability, Health & Personal Care, Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering, and Services & Digital Economy.

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D2: UK and Singapore: Innovating for Tomorrow
Time Programme
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Harnessing the Power of Open Innovation for Business Growth

- Moderator: Jordi Rafols, Chief Executive Officer, Innoget

- Russell Tham, President, New Enterprises & Ventures, Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd

- Dro Tan, Executive Director, Matex

- Philipp Gneiting, Head of Open Innovation, Daimler AG

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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sustainability x Innovation: Singapore’s Role in this Rapidly Emerging Field

- Moderator: Stefanie Beitien, Director, Partnerships, Eco-Business

- Neo Gim Huay, Managing Director, Sustainability, Temasek- Mark Lim, Managing Director, Digital Technology, Temasek

- Robert Opp, Chief Digital Officer, UNDP- Edwin Chow, Assistant Chief Executive Officer, Enterprise Singapore- Matteo Chiampo, Technical Director, SecondMuse

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3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Crowdsourcing II

A unique platform for large enterprises to reverse-pitch and share innovation challenges to the international audience of SMEs, startups, researchers to co-create solutions.

1. Siah Keng Boon, Digital & Technology (R&D & Innovation), Sembcorp
2. Michelle Woo, Vice President Innovation, ENGIE Factory Asia Pacific
3. Dr Jiang Jing, Director of Innovation, Haier
4. Ryan Yap, Head of Growth, YCH Group
5. Kristina Tiglao, Business Relationsips and IT Strategy Division, Office of Information Systems and Technology, Asian Development Bank

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4:00 pm - 4:10 pm
Remarks on Innovation | SG-UK Opportunities & Partnerships

- Natalie Black, HM Trade Commissioner

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4:10 pm - 4:20 pm
5G: Remarks on The Future of Communications

- Dr Mike Short CBE, Chief Scientific Advisor, Department for International Trade

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4:20 pm - 4:55 pm
5G: The Future of Communications

- Moderator: Ong Geok Chwee, Chief Executive Officer, Bridge Alliance
- Rahim Tafazolli, Head of the Institute for Communication Systems and 5G Innovation Centre, University of Surrey
- Colin Bannon, Chief Technology Officer, BT Global
- Michael Ang, President, Association of the Telecommunications Industry of Singapore

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4:55 pm - 5:10pm
Remarks on AI Technology: Reshaping Business and Society

- Dr Rannia Leontaridi OBE, Director, Business Growth & Office for Artificial Intelligence, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

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5:10 pm - 5:50pm
AI: Applications across Industries

- Moderator: Tanya Suarez, Founder, CEO, IoT Tribe
- Paul Clarke, Chief Technology Officer, Ocado Gaurav Bajaj, Director of Logistics Business Development, PROWLER.io
- Gaurav Bajaj, Director of Logistics Business Development, PROWLER.io
- Dame Wendy Hall DBE, Regius Professor of Computer Science, University of Southampton
- Laurence Liew, Director, AI Industry Innovation, AI Singapore

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5:50 pm - 6:00 pm
Closing Remarks
D2: Building a Vibrant Open Innovation Ecosystem
Time
Programme
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Harnessing the Power of Open Innovation for Business Growth

- Moderator: Jordi Rafols, Chief Executive Officer, Innoget

- Russell Tham, President, New Enterprises & Ventures, Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd

- Dro Tan, Executive Director, Matex

- Philipp Gneiting, Head of Open Innovation, Daimler AG

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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sustainability x Innovation: Singapore’s Role in this Rapidly Emerging Field

- Moderator: Stefanie Beitien, Director, Partnerships, Eco-Business

- Neo Gim Huay, Managing Director, Sustainability, Temasek
- Mark Lim, Managing Director, Digital Technology, Temasek
- Robert Opp, Chief Digital Officer, UNDP
- Edwin Chow, Assistant Chief Executive Officer, Enterprise Singapore
- Matteo Chiampo, Technical Director, SecondMuse

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3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Crowdsourcing II

A unique platform for large enterprises to reverse-pitch and share innovation challenges to the international audience of SMEs, startups, researchers to co-create solutions.
1. Siah Keng Boon, Digital & Technology (R&D & Innovation), Sembcorp
2. Michelle Woo, Vice President Innovation, ENGIE Factory Asia Pacific
3. Dr Jiang Jing, Director of Innovation, Haier
4. Ryan Yap, Head of Growth, YCH Group
5. Kristina Tiglao, Business Relationsips and IT Strategy Division, Office of Information Systems and Technology, Asian Development Bank
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4:00 pm - 4:10 pm
Remarks on Innovation | SG-UK Opportunities & Partnerships

- Natalie Black, HM Trade Commissioner
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4:10 pm - 4:20 pm
5G: Remarks on The Future of Communications

- Dr Mike Short CBE, Chief Scientific Advisor, Department for International Trade
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4:20 pm - 4:55 pm
5G: The Future of Communications

- Moderator: Ong Geok Chwee, Chief Executive Officer, Bridge Alliance

- Rahim Tafazolli, Head of the Institute for Communication Systems and 5G Innovation Centre, University of Surrey

- Colin Bannon, Chief Technology Officer, BT Global

- Michael Ang, President, Association of the Telecommunications Industry of Singapore
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4:55 pm - 5:10 pm
Remarks on AI Technology: Reshaping Business and Society

- Dr Rannia Leontaridi OBE, Director, Business Growth & Office for Artificial Intelligence, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

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5:10 pm - 5:50 pm
AI: Applications across Industries

- Moderator: Tanya Suarez, Founder, CEO, IoT Tribe

- Paul Clarke, Chief Technology Officer, Ocado
- Gaurav Bajaj, Director of Logistics Business Development, PROWLER.io
- Dame Wendy Hall DBE, Regius Professor of Computer Science, University of Southampton
- Laurence Liew, Director, AI Industry Innovation, AI Singapore
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5:50 pm - 6:00 pm
Closing Remarks

 

D3: Design-led Innovation: From Ideas to Implementation
Time Programme
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Keynote: The Marriage of Design and Innovation

- Tim Kobe, Founder, Eight Inc

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1:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Crafting The Future of Cities

- Emma Greer, Partner, Carlo Ratti Associati

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1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Enabling and Empowering New Design Frontiers

- Moderator: Mark Wee, Executive Director, DesignSingapore Council

- Tim Kobe, Founder, Eight Inc

- Emma Greer, Partner, Carlo Ratti Associati

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2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
Designing Threads of Sustainability from Nature-Inspired Materials to Plain-Old Trash

- Moderator: Ho Semun, Chief Executive Officer, Textile and Fashion Federation

- Dan Widmaier, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Bolt Threads

- Tan Szue Hann, Managing Director, MINIWIZ Singapore

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2:50 pm - 3:20 pm
Incubating Innovation with Emerging Technologies

- Barbara Guerpillon, Director, Unilever Foundry Asia

- Ozzeir Khan, Director, Digital Sandbox, Asian Development Bank

- Moderator: Ben Hamley, Asia-Pacific Lead: Future of Work, JLL

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3:20 pm - 3:35 pm
Innovate In Healthcare with Greater Responsibility

- Low Cheaw Hwei, Head of Design, Philips

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3:35 pm - 4:15 pm
Bringing Prototypes to Life

- Moderator: Hugh Conelly, Executive Creative Director, HUGE

- Tze Lee, Founder, Co-founder & Director, STUCK Design

- Rodney Loh, Principal, NextofKin Design

- Dr Lim Ser Yong, Senior Fellow, A*STAR

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4:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Grooming the Next Generation of Design Professionals

- Luciënne Blessing, Co-Director, SUTD-MIT International Design Centre

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D3: Design-led Innovation: From Ideas to Implementation
Time
Programme
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Keynote: The Marriage of Design and Innovation

- Tim Kobe, Founder, Eight Inc
Read More

1:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Crafting The Future of Cities

- Emma Greer, Partner, Carlo Ratti Associati

Read More

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Enabling and Empowering New Design Frontiers

- Moderator: Mark Wee, Executive Director, DesignSingapore Council

- Tim Kobe, Founder, Eight Inc

- Emma Greer, Partner, Carlo Ratti Associati

Read More

2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
Designing Threads of Sustainability from Nature-Inspired Materials to Plain-Old Trash

- Moderator: Ho Semun, Chief Executive Officer, Textile and Fashion Federation

- Dan Widmaier, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Bolt Threads

- Tan Szue Hann, Managing Director, MINIWIZ Singapore

Read More

2:50 pm - 3:20 pm
Incubating Innovation with Emerging Technologies

- Moderator: Ben Hamley, Asia-Pacific Lead: Future of Work, JLL

- Barbara Guerpillon, Director, Unilever Foundry Asia

- Ozzeir Khan, Director, Digital Sandbox, Asian Development Bank

Read More

3:20 pm - 3:35 pm
Innovate In Healthcare with Greater Responsibility

- Low Cheaw Hwei, Head of Design, Philips

Read More

3:35 pm - 4:15 pm
Bringing Prototypes to Life

- Moderator: Hugh Conelly, Executive Creative Director, HUGE

- Tze Lee, Founder, Co-founder & Director, STUCK Design

- Rodney Loh, Principal, NextofKin Design

- Dr Lim Ser Yong, Senior Fellow, A*STAR

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4:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Grooming the Next Generation of Design Professionals

- Luciënne Blessing, Co-Director, SUTD-MIT International Design Centre

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