At SGInnovate, we believe that Singapore has all the resources and capabilities needed to tackle ‘hard problems' that matter to people around the world. As a part of the robust startup ecosystem here, our mission is to enable ambitious and capable individuals and teams to imagine, start, build, and scale globally-relevant technologies. With the support of our partners, SGInnovate’s priority is to work with deeply-technical founders that have research-originated IP at the core of their company. We back these entrepreneurs through equity-based investments, access to talent, and support in building customer traction. With a focus on important areas including Healthcare, Resources, and Transportation, we are prioritising our efforts around Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Blockchain. These technologies represent impactful and scalable answers to global challenges. SGInnovate is a private-limited company wholly owned by the Singapore Government. For further information, please visit

Stories by SGInnovate

A Dance Of Giants And Hobbits—How Corporates And Startups Can Collaborate

Partnerships between companies at different ends of the size spectrum can be tricky, but clear targets and timelines, as well as trust, is critical if collaborative innovation is to take off.

This Program Gives Students A Real-Life Glimpse Into Deep Tech

SGInnovate’s Summation Programme alumnus Gabriel Wong shares how the apprenticeship has helped him better understand the field of deep tech.

So You Want To Be A Clinician-Entrepreneur?

It may be the road less travelled, but becoming a clinician-entrepreneur is a rewarding career that more doctors should consider, says Professor Lawrence Ho.

Is It Possible For AI To Be Ethical?

Given the complexities of human morality, it might be impossible to design ethical AI; but developers should nonetheless always be alert to potential biases.

Building A Better Battery

Next-generation batteries will power the future of renewable energy, say the founders of Singapore-based ultracapacitor startup Involt.

Blockchain: Not All About The Money

Blockchain’s applications extend well beyond cryptocurrencies and into any realm where trust is of paramount importance, says Ms Swati Chaturvedi of Propel(x).

The Business Of Building A Better Blockchain

Blockchain protocols need to be scalable, faster and more secure before they can enter mainstream use, says NUS Assistant Professor and entrepreneur Prateek Saxena.

Blockchain And Energy—Power, Not Magic

Blockchain-based platforms could slash energy costs and accelerate the adoption of renewable energy; yet the nascent technology isn’t an instant formula for success.

Putting Cancer In The Crosshairs

Augmenting oncology with technology can help physicians make more informed decisions and drive better patient outcomes.