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89 Innovation Challenges
588 Challenge Statements
408 Challenge Owners

*Since Nov 2019





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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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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Share the risk of experimentation with your innovation partners.

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

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Pave the way for more business opportunities and future collaborations.


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



    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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      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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      Search ongoing challenges awaiting your solutions.

      PUB Global Innovation Challenge

      PUB Global Innovation Challenge

      PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, once again invites innovators and technology companies around the world to propose innovative solutions to Singapore’s water challenges

      • Stand to win test-bedding opportunities with PUB in Singapore, funding, mentorship, and scaling opportunities
      • Ends 10 Aug 2021
      Digital/ICTElectronicsEnvironmental ServicesInfrastructureUrban Solutions
      Abu Dhabi-Singapore Smart Cities Open Innovation Challenge 2021

      Abu Dhabi-Singapore Smart Cities Open Innovation Challenge 2021

      This challenge call offers opportunities for innovative Singapore-based enterprises and solution providers to pilot innovative solutions across the smart city spectrum. Sign up now to take part!

      • Winning startups will have fast-tracked access into Hub71's selection committee for its incentive programme
      • Ends 29 Jul 2021
      Digital/ICTElectronicsInfrastructureSustainable EnergyUrban Solutions
      Open Innovation Platform Call 10

      Open Innovation Platform Call 10

      IMDA’s OIP is a virtual crowd-sourcing platform that connects and matches real business challenges or digitalisation opportunities of Problem Owners to Problem Solvers.

      • Opportunities to co-innovate with problem owners with access to their expertise in developing the solution
      • Ends 30 Jul 2021
      Agri-techCircular Economy & SustainabilityDigital/ICTElectronicsFinancial Services
      Food ManufacturingFood ServicesHealthcare & BiomedicalLogisticsMarine & OffshoreRetailSea Transport