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210 Innovation Challenges
1292 Challenge Statements
723 Challenge Owners

*Since Nov 2019

 

 

 

THE NATIONAL GATEWAY TO OPEN INNOVATION

Explore the new Open Innovation Network, and connect with startups, SMEs, researchers, public agencies and corporates to co-develop your solutions.

 

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WHY OPEN INNOVATION

Solve problems in-house, or crowdsource for ideas? Apart from relying on internal expertise, more companies are now embracing open innovation to co-create solutions with external partners. Here’s why open innovation can work for you too.

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DIVIDE THE RISKS

Share the risk of experimentation with your innovation partners.

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ACCELERATE YOUR SOLUTIONS

Build on each other’s strengths to speed up your product’s time-to-market.

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EXPAND YOUR NETWORK

Pave the way for more business opportunities and future collaborations.

BENEFITS

More options, better and faster solutions. Learn the benefits of open innovation for both challenge owners and solvers, and join the challenge.

 

SOLVERS

    Think you or your company may have viable solutions to our challenges? Through the Open Innovation Network, you can:

    • Get support and funding to develop and test your products’ market fit
    • Widen the commercial application of your solutions
    • Build credibility and capabilities as innovators and researchers

     

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    CHALLENGE OWNERS

      Share your challenge statements and crowdsource for innovative solutions. Through Open Innovation Network, you can:

      • Tap the ecosystem of startups and SMEs, and other sources for a wider pool of ideas
      • Co-develop solutions faster to address market needs
      • Develop innovation capabilities through collaboration

       

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      GET INSPIRED

      Find out how others have accessed open innovation with success.

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      LATEST CHALLENGES

      Search ongoing challenges awaiting your solutions.

      Retail Open Innovation Challenge 2024

      Retail Open Innovation Challenge 2024

      Driving innovation and collaboration between top retail corporates and SMEs/startups in Experiential and Immersive Retail, Materials Innovation for Sustainability, and Operational Efficiency.

      • Total of over S$200,000 in grants and funding support.
      • Ends 12 Aug 2024
      Circular Economy & SustainabilityDigital/ICTHealthcare & BiomedicalRetail
      L'Oréal Big Bang Beauty Tech Innovation Challenge

      L'Oréal Big Bang Beauty Tech Innovation Challenge

      The Big Bang Beauty Tech Innovation Program is L’Oréal SAPMENA’s inaugural open innovation venture, featuring a startup competition and pilot stage.

      • Co-pilot opportunity with L'Oréal SEA & Middle East markets and brands
      • Ends 13 Jul 2024
      Circular Economy & SustainabilityDigital/ICTHealthcare & BiomedicalRetail
      Australia Green Economy Innovation Challenge

      Australia Green Economy Innovation Challenge

      The challenge provides a platform for startups and SMEs to work directly with companies that are committed to decarbonisation targets, and to fast-track their market entry into Australia.

      • Co-innovation and paid pilot opportunities with companies in Australia. POC Development grant of up to S$20,000.
      • Ends 21 Jun 2024
      Agri-techEnergy & ChemicalsInfrastructureLand TransportUrban Solutions

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