Turbocharging your company's innovation engine

THE past 30 years have seen a succession of new companies capture enormous shares of the revenue and profit in their markets, usually at the expense of large established businesses.

More funds to help trade associations and chambers drive enterprise

More government support is on the way to encourage trade associations and chambers (TACs) to work together on major projects and help manufacturers to lift productivity.

More help for local start-ups to access China's innovation ecosystem

SINGAPORE - National trade agency International Enterprise (IE) Singapore signed two memoranda of understanding (MOUs) with tech partners last week to help more Singapore companies gain access to...

S$25m for 'bold measures' to nurture innovation in Singapore

OVER S$25 million will be committed by the government to "bold measures" that will nurture a healthy innovation ecosystem in Singapore. This was announced by Minister Heng Swee Keat at the opening of...

OPINION: Harnessing collective genius for innovation

WE live in exciting times. The rapid pace of technological evolution has led the world into the age of digital transformation. With the increasing inter-dependence of different disciplines and the...

Heng urges companies to give innovation a boost

SINGAPORE companies are now spending more on research and development (R&D), but there is still more room to improve the innovation ecosystem within which they operate, Finance Minister Heng Swee...

SMEs pump more money into research and development

SINGAPORE - Investments by small and medium-sized enterprises in research and development (R&D), a linchpin of Singapore's economy, have picked up, said Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat.

Management concept 'ambidexterity' offers lessons for Singapore firms

The continuing relevance of Singapore in a world of intense transition has been attracting debate in recent months.

Signs point to Asia becoming key medtech innovation hotspot

FOR most of recent history, research and development (R&D) in the field of medical technology, also known as medtech, happened mainly in the US and Europe.

In search of innovative talent

INNOVATION and disruption are the buzz words that dot the business landscape today. At a consumer level, we can order taxi rides conveniently from our smartphones and get food delivered to us at...