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InnoVenture, News

Tiny chips, huge potential

A group pictures with staff of Infineon, representatives from IEL and NUS students   Explore-Eng Infineon Technologies 2nd November 2016 We often take the technology around us for granted and fail to realize the complex systems at work. At the heart much of these technology are powerful semi-conductors such as those made by Infineon Technologies. […]

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News

The ‘External Closed Innovation’ Model of Innovation at Rolls-Royce

Professor Ric Parker, CBE, FReng Director of Research and Technology, Rolls-Royce plc (retired) with members of the audience.   IEL Distinguished Speaker Series, 25th October 2016 By: Andre Theng, Student Reporter Our world today is becoming increasingly open. This extends even in corporate innovation with open innovation practices becoming increasingly adopted. In open innovation, companies […]

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News, sharing sessions

Leadership Lessons from Mr Quek Gim Pew, Chief Defence Scientist, Ministry of Defence

Leading with Purpose By: Andre Theng, Student Reporter Leadership Lessons from Mr Quek Gim Pew, Chief Defence Scientist, Ministry of Defence @ the Saturday Sharing Session on 22nd October 2016   Adapting and Learning Mr Quek was inspired by his secondary school teacher, and as a student, was deeply interested in physics. Following his graduation […]

News, Venture Funding

No slow-down in investments despite economic downturn, say venture capitalists

Roundtable on “Venture Capital Financing in Global Economic Slowdown “ 26th October 2016 By: Andre Theng, Student Reporter   Despite the prevailing economic slowdown, venture capital firms are still looking to invest in good, innovative ideas. That was the message of five venture capitalists (VCs) who spoke at a roundtable event entitled Venture Capital Financing […]

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Events, InnoVenture

Infineon Explore-Eng

The Explore-Eng series is a sub-activity of the InnoVenture competition utilizing the connections made with leading organizations through InnoVenture. Explore-Eng is essentially Engineering & Innovation oriented company visits. The objective is to help students understand the “real Engineering” world, get them exposed to the various development paths that are open to them, the engineering companies […]

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Events, Featured Events, Venture Funding

Venture Funding Roundtable 2017: Venture Capital Financing in Global Economic Slowdown

Venture Funding Roundtable 2017: Venture Capital Financing in Global Economic Slowdown Key Guest Speakers: Mr Tan Yinglan Venture Partner of Sequoia Capital Dr Francis Yeoh Executive Director of The Mediapreneur Incubator Mr Charlie III Investment Director of Red Dot Ventures Ms Carmen Yuen Sr. Executive Director of Vertex Ventures Mr James Chern Managing Director of […]

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DSS-speakers, Events, Featured Events

10th Lecture of the IEL Distinguished Speaker Series

10th Lecture of the IEL Distinguished Speaker Series The 10th Lecture of the IEL Distinguished Speaker Series will be delivered by Professor Richard J Parker, CBE, FREng Director of Research and Technology, Rolls-Royce (retired) Abstract: When Ric Parker retired earlier this year, he was the longest serving CTO in the FTSE 100 Companies, with 15 […]

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InnoVenture, Innoventure 2016, News

Innoventure 2016: Nursing efficiency to health

Nurses attending to a patient at National University Hospital (Source: National University Hospital) Explore Engineering – National University Hospital 16th September 2016 Over two days, students participating in InnoVenture 2016 made visits to two wards to better understand the workings of the hospital and the problem statement at hand. The visit, held on 13th and […]

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InnoVenture, Innoventure 2016, News

Innoventure 2016: Innovation at the heart of one of the world’s busiest ports

A group photo following the visit with Elton Fong (right) and Pi Rui (4th from right)   Explore Engineering – PSA International 10th October 2016 The towering quay cranes and hulking ships that appear the size of skyscrapers are just about visible in the distance from the National University of Singapore. Yet few students have […]

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Events, InnoVenture

PSA Explore-Eng

The Explore-Eng series is a sub-activity of the InnoVenture competition utilizing the connections made with leading organizations through InnoVenture. Explore-Eng is essentially Engineering & Innovation oriented company visits. The objective is to help students understand the “real Engineering” world, get them exposed to the various development paths that are open to them, the engineering companies […]

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News, sharing sessions

A People-Centric & Can-Do! Leadership Style

A People-Centric & Can-Do! Leadership Style Leadership Lessons from Mr Lim Soon Hock, Founder & Managing Director, PLAN-B ICAG Pte Ltd and Chairman, Halogen Foundation Singapore @ the Saturday Sharing Session on 17 September 2016 Organised By Institute for Engineering Leadership Leadership Mr Lim explained that his leadership style is a collaborative one. In this […]

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NUHS Explore-Eng

The Explore-Eng series is a sub-activity of the InnoVenture competition utilizing the connections made with leading organizations through InnoVenture. Explore-Eng is essentially Engineering & Innovation oriented company visits. The objective is to help students understand the “real Engineering” world, get them exposed to the various development paths that are open to them, the engineering companies […]

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Events, Featured Events, InnoVenture, Innoventure 2016

Innoventure Business Bootcamp 2

  Innoventure Business Bootcamp 2 3 Sep 2016 Business Bootcamp 2 picks up from the customer discovery and will focus on (financial) business concepts that are essential for successful product design. A product that merely adheres to the customer requirements, but is not within the financial means of the customer is a failed product. Furthermore, […]

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Events, Featured Events, InnoVenture, Innoventure 2016

InnoVenture Product Development Bootcamp

  InnoVenture Product Development Bootcamp 27 Aug 2016 The focus of the Product Development Bootcamp is to introduce and equip participants with basic prototyping knowledge and skills. Participants will literally get their hands dirty as they engage in 3D printing, wood working, plastic moulding, drilling, wood working and many other essential prototyping equipment and skills. […]

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Events, Featured Events, InnoVenture, Innoventure 2016

InnoVenture Customer Focus Workshop 1

  InnoVenture Customer Focus Workshop 1 23, 25 Aug 2016 In Customer Focus Workshop 1 the teams will be guided further in their customer discovery with help from experienced industry and university mentors. Students will learn additional tools to better analyze the problem statement and the customer, learn tips and tricks on how to validate […]