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National Innovation Challenges

Accelerate solutions at scale with open innovation

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103 Innovation Challenges
677 Challenge Statements
456 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.

      Advancing the Green Agenda through Open Innovation
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      LATEST CHALLENGES

      Search ongoing challenges awaiting your solutions.

      Accelerating Co-Innovation for Transformation & Export ("Xcite") Innovation Call

      Accelerating Co-Innovation for Transformation & Export ("Xcite") Innovation Call

      We invite start-ups, SMEs, institutes of higher learning (IHLs) and research institutes to showcase your innovative solutions to drive transformation in Singapore’s land transport sector

      • Access to real-world problem statements; development & testbedding opportunities; grant support
      • Ends 15 Nov 2021
      Digital/ICTEnvironmental ServicesInfrastructureLand TransportNational Innovation Challenges
      Sustainability Open Innovation Challenge 2021 - Round 1

      Sustainability Open Innovation Challenge 2021 - Round 1

      Enterprise Singapore is inviting innovative companies looking to play a critical role in building a more sustainable future for the world!

      • Cash prizes, paid trials, pilot projects, and test-bedding opportunities await!
      • Ends 24 Oct 2021
      Circular Economy & SustainabilityDigital/ICTEnvironmental ServicesSustainable EnergyUrban Solutions
      Design Think-Tank 2021

      Design Think-Tank 2021

      We are calling for designers and technologists who are keen to come together to respond to the challenges

      • Opportunities to find new partners to collaborate with and potential paid partnerships
      • Ends 31 Mar 2022
      Circular Economy & SustainabilityDigital/ICTEducation ServicesEnvironmental ServicesFood Services
      Healthcare & Biomedical