TechInnovation 2017: Two days of mind-blowing tech conferences in Singapore

Singapore’s annual industry-technology matching event TechInnovation is back for a sixth edition! TechInnovation 2017 will bring together leading international speakers, industry experts, researchers, tech seekers and investors for two days of collaboration. Quite a few sectors are featured during these two days – info-communications, electronics, materials, manufacturing, personal care, healthcare, MedTech, energy and environment, and food science. TechInnovation aims to help SMEs collaborate with the key players in each sector.

Open Innovation will take centrestage at this year’s TechInnovation where there will be more than 140 exhibitors showcasing over 400 enabling technologies.

TechInnovation 2017 will explore four main technology themes:
- Services & Digital Economy
- Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering
- Health & Personal Care
- Urban Solutions & Sustainability

The crowdsourcing segment is a backbone of TechInnovation. During these two days of conferences, industry leaders will share emerging trends, challenges, and opportunities in their respective sectors. They will invite solutions, technologies, and partnerships from the industry and the R&D community to collaborate on new technologies.

This year’s crowdsourcing speakers include:

- Dr Xinming Wan, Chief Engineer, Haier Open Innovation Centre, China
- Fonzarelli Ong, Head, Digital Banking at Citibank Singapore
- Dennis Dizon, Innovation Director Consumer Health, Unilab, Philippines
- Rutjwate Taharnklaew, Vice President R&D Centre, Betagro Group, Thailand
- Carl Clayton, Outside Innovation Strategist at Reckitt Benckiser (RB), United Kingdom (UK)

This year will also be the first year of the Food Innovation track. Food companies will have the possibility to learn how to break borders by leveraging technologies in automation, blockchain, sensors, and ingredients. They will gain insights in improving in areas such as nutrition, food sustainability, distribution and food safety.

TechInnovation expects over 3,000 delegates around the world including a European Pavilion of 15 SMEs participating for the first time at these two days conference. Companies from Austria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Spain, Slovakia, the Netherlands, and the UK will exhibit technologies in areas of artificial intelligence, 3D recognition, diagnostic medical devices, enzymatic solutions, functional materials, neuromonitoring and more.

TechInnovation 2017 will be held on the 19th and 20th of September 2017 from 8.30AM to 6.00 PM in Singapore in the Marina Bay Sands area. For more information on TechInnovation and its program, please visit www.techinnovation.com.sg.