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Innovation & Entrepreneurship Seminar: “The Future of Foresight and Innovation”

Date
16 Jul 2013
Venue
NUS Enterprise Incubator, 5 Prince George’s Park
Speaker

Mike Jackson

Advances in technological capabilities such as big content and machine learning are bringing new possibilities for faster, more accurate and superior foresight and innovation. Dr Mike Jackson will describe how these new possibilities are helping organisations to continuously anticipate their futures, be more creative and prepare their strategic responses ahead of less aware rivals. He will also describe how the integration of gaming, certification and just-in-time learning softwares makes it possible for managers to quickly become great foresighters and innovators without any previous experience.

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Seminar: “Cradle to Cradle®- Re-thinking the Way We Live”

Date
01 Apr 2013
Venue
NUS University Hall Auditorium, Lee Kong Chian Wing Level 2, 21 Lower Kent Ridge Road Singapore 119077
Speaker

Rachel Platin

The Cradle to Cradle® design paradigm was developed by the German chemist Prof. Michael Braungart and the American architect Wiliam Mcdonough.  In 2002 their book was published and they received global recognition. In 2007 Time Magazin recognized them as Heros of the Planet.

Cradle to Cradle® (C2C) is a platform of innovation, based on princples and includs various tools which direct industry and society leaders to a sustain and beneficial existance. The platform princples and tools are utilized by many companies, institutions and societies world wide. It improves their sustainability and their effectivity.

Failing In Style

Date
01 Feb 2013
Venue
NUS Enterprise Incubator, 5 Prince George’s Park
Speaker

Yosi Taguri, Co-founder and CEO, Labgoo

Failing is a kind of a science. In the session the speaker Yosi Taguri will talk about some common failures and assumptions. He will share best practices on how to lose all your money, how to get fired really fast, how to achieve ‘unfundability’ - to still come up winning in the end. He will also attempt to convince you how to NOT sell your company when someone really really wants to give you lots of money for it.

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Seminar: “Delivering quality healthcare- at less than $2 a month

Date
11 Apr 2014
Venue
NUS University Hall Auditorium, Lee Kong Chian Wing Level 2, 21 Lower Kent Ridge Road Singapore 119077
Speaker

Amit Jain

An estimated 1 billion people around the world is without access to affordable, quality healthcare and clean drinking water. In most developing countries, majority of low income & rural communities continue to battle with low access to such services. HealthPoint’s pioneering social business solution establishes e-health centres in such settings that provide broadband and m-health devices enabled medical consultations with urban doctors, low cost generic medicines, mobile diagnostics and clean drinking water via an affordable Fee for Service model – essentially Bridging the Gap in Last Mile Healthcare  and thereby contributing to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
CEO Amit Jain will talk about how HealthPoint overcame common obstacles in last-mile delivery, operating as a trusted source of quality healthcare in these communities.