Innovation Challenges

Challenge Owner(s) SECOM
Organiser(s) Agorize
Industry Type(s)
Digital/ICT, Electronics, Healthcare & Biomedical, Urban Solutions
Opportunities and Support Opportunities to collaborate with an industry leader, mentorship, pilot testing, and other rewards
Application Start Date 28 July 2021
Application End Date 12 September 2021
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About Challenge

SECOM ANSHIN Innovation Challenge is calling on global startups to present their ideas to make the world safer than ever. The main theme of this year's challenge is “Ultimate ANSHIN (Peace of Mind) Beyond Boundaries”. If your startup has a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) that is applicable to the categories below, we want to hear from you!

Join now via one of the following categories:

Physical/Cyber Security Innovation:
Can your startup tackle the constantly changing landscape and demands of cyber/physical security?

Healthcare Innovation:
Is your startup aiming to alleviate mental and physical health issues through healthtech, Digital Health, Medtech, Mental Health and Wellness-based solutions?

With/After Covid-19 Innovation:
Does your startup have technologies that can optimise the workplace safety, logistics and management in a post-Covid era?

Wild Card:
Can your startup provide a non-category related solution to improve society’s peace of mind?

SECOM ANSHIN Innovation Challenge is a partner competition of SLINGSHOT 2021. Winning and shortlisted teams are eligible for the following prizes:

- Grand Prize of $30k SGD Startup SG Grant
- Grand Prize of $10k SGD from SECOM
- Fast-track to SLINGSHOT 2021 Top 100 Global Startups and participation in the SLINGSHOT 2021 Grand Finals! Winners can take away over $1M SGD in grant and cash prizes.
- Top 20 Startups: Discussions for collaboration with SECOM
- Top 5 Startups: Possibilities of Pilot testing with the SECOM

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Challenge Owner(s)SECOM
Industry Types(s)Digital/ICT


Since 1962, SECOM has been providing security services to meet the security needs of a wide range of people.

In the security business, which is one of our main areas of activity, we are keen to incorporate innovative technologies, community-based ideas and service proposals from both a physical and cyber perspective.

What We Are Looking For

We are looking for any solution or advanced technology that increases the effectiveness and efficiency of physical security methods. Additionally, cyber security is in need of constant incremental innovation as malicious technologies keep evolving.

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Challenge Owner(s)SECOM
Industry Types(s)
Digital/ICT, Healthcare & Biomedical


SECOM also seeks peace of mind through healthcare.

We believe that innovative health promotion, prevention, mental health care and monitoring solutions using digital technology are the way to reduce anxiety in society.

What We Are Looking For

If you have any solution or innovative technology that enhances people’s quality of life, this category is for you! For example, if your product/service can disrupt the healthcare industry in:

  • Digital Health
  • Medtech
  • Mental Health
  • Wellness

NB: drug-based solutions are out of scope for this category.

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Challenge Owner(s)SECOM
Industry Types(s)
Digital/ICT, Logistics, Urban Solutions


The Covid-19 pandemic has dramatically changed people's lifestyles and what we need to go on about our daily lives.

We are now in need of innovative reassurance solutions to cope with changes that Covid-19 has brought about in the workplace, changes in crisis management and the increasing demand of logistic solutions.

What We Are Looking For

Therefore, we are looking for technologies which can help during/post Covid-19 management, for example:

  • Critical Event Management
  • Workplace/Workforce optimization
  • Logistics