Challenge Owner(s): Carrier Transicold, Changi Airport Fuel Hydrant Installation, City Developments Limited, E3 Sports, Edtrix Innovation, Ferrero, Infineon, Panasonic, Singapore Airlines, Singtel Future Makers, Soilbuild Construction Group, Warees Investments, Building and Construction Authority (BCA), Ministry of Manpower, Singapore International Chamber of Commerce, Textile & Fashion Federation (TAFF), and National Heritage Board
Application Open Dates: 1 April 2020 to 5 June 2020
Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA)
21 challenges, $630k in prize monies - the new Innovation Call for IMDA’s Open Innovation Platform (OIP) is now open!
Real business problems from the likes of BCA, Panasonic, Singtel and more, it’s your chance to collaborate with these industry leaders and develop your solutions under the guidance of innovation experts in the field. Ready to seize new opportunities? Sign up now.
Challenge Owner(s): Panasonic R&D Center Singapore
Application Open Dates: 10 Apr 2020 to 5 Jun 2020
ICMG Singapore, ACE
Panasonic Deep Tech Innovation Challenge aims to identify high potential companies with emerging technologies in the areas of smell/odor detection.
Finalists will be mentored by top Panasonic leaders. Through collaborating on technology, companies can further advance the development of their technology in terms of business model and technical functions.
In Challenge 1, Winners may also have the opportunity to execute a real business together with Panasonic. They may also become business partners with Panasonic.
In Challenge 2, Winners may also have the opportunity to get Tech & IP licensing from Panasonic. They may also utilize Panasonic’s Tech to create and expand the business.
Challenge Owner(s): Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA)
Application Open Dates: 6 May 2020 to 5 Jun 2020
Innovate for social good. Co-create lasting digital solutions to impact the most vulnerable social groups affected by COVID-19 in Singapore and win a total of SGD 15,000 with IMDA and its partners. Globally open.
Challenge Owner(s): K Line, Hapag-Lloyd, Ocean Network Express, Yusen Logistics
Application Open Dates: 26 February 2020 to 10 June 2020
Symphony Creative Solutions, NUS Enterprise, Padang & Co
Oh-three, year three, we’re going bigger, further, deeper! We’re moving more things around the world faster, further and deeper. Sail with us and explore the trillions of opportunities out there!
Request for Proposal (RFP) on Landfill Avoidance and Value Recovery from Non-Incinerable Waste
Challenge Owner(s): National Environment Agency
Application Open Dates: 19 March 2020 to 25 June 2020
National Environment Agency, Enterprise Singapore
The Closing the Waste Loop initiative is an R&D programme that was announced in December 2017, along with the Environmental Services Industry Transformation Map. It will support Singapore’s efforts in working towards the Sustainable Singapore Blueprint’s vision of zero waste nation. The initiative is to encourage collaborations with institutes of higher learning, research institutes and private sector partners, to develop technologies and solutions to tackle challenges posed by increasing waste generation, scarcity of resources and land constraints for waste management. The initiative will focus on thematic areas, covering: (1) resource and value recovery from key waste streams, e.g. plastics, food, electrical and electronic products; (2) diversion of ash and residues to conserve landfill space; (3) environmental remediation of closed dumping ground and landfill; and (4) data and analytic driven waste management solutions.
Application Open Dates: 14 April 2020 to 30 June 2020*
COVID-19 is an unprecedented global health and humanitarian emergency. It threatens to create devastating social, economic, and political crises that could leave deep scars for years to come. This impact could reverse the progress made in tackling global poverty over the past 20 years, putting at risk the lives and livelihoods of billions of people. In some of the world’s most vulnerable areas, the impact of COVID-19 could be catastrophic.
This extraordinary global situation demands a global response. As an answer, the United Nations Development Programme and Hackster.io are joining forces with the world’s brightest technology companies. We are calling on hardware and software developers, product designers, scientists, hackers, makers, and innovators to come together to work for those who will be hardest hit by this pandemic.
*Early submissions are encouraged in order to identify promising solutions as soon as possible.
Challenge Owner(s): Allen & Gledhill LLP
Amundi, ANZ Singapore, Aviva Investors, AXA Insurance, AXA Investment Managers, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Bank of Singapore, BBVA, BlackRock, China Construction Bank, Commerzbank, DBS Bank, Euroclear, Firemark IAG, Hermes Investment Management, Janus Henderson, J.P. Morgan, KPMG, Moody's, Munich Re, Natixis, NN Investment Partners, Nordea Asset Management, OCBC Bank, Refinitiv, Robeco, Schroder Investment Management (Singapore) Ltd, SGX, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Standard Chartered Bank, UBS, UNDP, UOB Group
Application Open Dates: 8 June 2020 to 30 June 2020
APIX,Monetary Authority of Singapore(MAS)
The MAS Global FinTech Hackcelerator seeks innovative solutions for real-life business challenges. This year, MAS has published 107 problem statements collected from the global financial sector across 4 categories:
(i) Responding to a global pandemic;
(ii) Green finance solutions;
(iii) Green finance enablers; and
If your solution might be able to address one or more of the published problem statements, please send in your application by 30 June 2020.