Last week, DIH CEO Harley Paroulakis and Program Director Wendy Pech had the privilege of visiting Singapore with Anthony Cheng, Director, NT Trade and Investment, Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) and Claire George, Director, Economic and Industry Development, Northern Australia Development and Trade to learn about the entrepreneurial activity in Northeast Asia, research and development being undertaken and discussing areas of collaboration with The Territory.
Thank you to Enterprise Singapore, SEEDS Capital, Singapore Space and Technology Association, ENGIE Asia Pacific and Nanyang Technological University for welcoming us and showcasing the innovative environment in Singapore.
Enterprise Singapore is the government agency championing enterprise development. Enterprise Singapore works with committed companies to build capabilities, innovate and internationalise. They also support the growth of Singapore as a hub for global trading and startups. Singapore Enterprise is the nation standards and accreditation body which continues to build trust in Singapore’s products and services through quality and standards.
SEEDS Capital is the investment arm of Enterprise Singapore and supports the growth of promising Singapore-based startups. SEEDS Capital co-invest with independent investors in innovative startups with strong intellectual content and global markets potential.
SEEDS Capital partner startups to commercialise and expand globally by leveraging the expertise and strategic networks of their co-investment partners, in areas such as technology translation, commercialisation and market expansions.
The Singapore Space and Technology Association (SSTA) focuses on developing Singapore’s Space and related high technology industries. As an active member of the Space industry, we spearhead major trade and business focused initiatives targeted at advancing the space ecosystem, host global meets and organise education and outreach programs that support the discovery and exploration of space-related activities.
ENGIE is a global energy player and an expert operator in the three key sectors of electricity, natural gas and energy services. The Group supports changes in society that are based as much on economic growth as on, social progress and the preservation of national resources.
ENGIE develops its businesses (power, natural gas, energy services) around a model based on responsible growth to take up today’s major energy and environmental challenges: meeting energy needs, ensuring the security of supply, fighting against climate change and maximizing the use of resources.
ENGIE Factory’s focus is to work with startups and founders to co-develop solutions that will change the way we deal with energy and transform how cities operate. Areas of focus include Green Mobility, Smart Cities, Energy Efficiency and Renewal Energy.