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31 May 2017

Singtel is teaming up with local polytechnics to help heritage-brand SMEs to adopt digital technology.

downloadMay 31, 2017. Singtel is teaming up with local polytechnics to help heritage-brand small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to adopt digital technology. Riding on the 99% SME movement, this partnership aims to help preserve traditional businesses in Singapore such as tea merchants and tailors. Singtel’s partnership with Ngee Ann Polytechnic and Temasek Polytechnic will assist SMEs in using digital tools to market their heritage brands on online platforms and enhance outreach, as well as nurture their e-commerce skills. Heritage brands are defined as such when they have existed for over 30 years and have been passed down from the founding generation to another.

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11 May 2017

Review of the Winsemius seminar: Collaborative Innovation

W-Seminar2017-v4The Importance of Collaboration and Innovation in the Digital Economy


Understanding how collaborations affect the innovation chain was the main question of this debate at the Winsemius Seminar 2017.

The session kicked-off with the key note of Mr Timo Kansil, Assistant Director of the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI)


Moderator prof dr Robert Kooij led 4 panel members from a diverse group of experts through 4 angles of this collaborative innovation eco-system.

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7 April 2017

NTUC launches initiatives to meet startups’ labour needs


31 March, 2017

The Labour Movement held its first U Startup Day on Thursday to officially launch its U Startup initiative to meet the needs of the local workforce and startups looking for talent.

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4 April 2017

ASEAN Business Dialogue 2017: Creating opportunities for entrepreneurs

Screen Shot 2017-04-04 at 10.35.02 AMMeer weten over de zakelijke mogelijkheden in de ASEAN-regio? Benieuwd naar de ervaringen van andere ondernemers in dit gebied? Kom op donderdag 11 mei naar Den Haag voor de tweede editie van de ASEAN Business Dialogue.

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29 March 2017

Call for submissions for the Singapore Business Review’s International Business Awards

IBA_150x150Nominate your company’s best project and be recognised at the 4th SBR International Business Awards.  

Nomination is open until 14 April 2017.  

Date of the event: Thu, 8 June 2017.  

Venue: Conrad Centennial, Singapore.  



Singapore Business Review’s International Business Awards, in partnership with the  Dutch Chamber of Commerce, is back on its fourth year to honour the contributions of international businesses to SEA economies.   


In order to be eligible for nomination, a company has to have an office in Singapore but should not be headquartered in the Republic.


Projects will be eligible for nomination as long as these initiatives have significantly enhanced the company’s business in Singapore and Southeast Asia. A nominated project must have been launched, in part or full, in the last 24 months in order to be eligible for the award. Initiatives which have not been launched within the last 24 months can still be eligible as long as there are recent innovations or improvements in the project.


For inquiries, contact Julie Anne Nunez: and +65 3158 1386 ext 221.


 More information is available here. 


 To submit a nomination, click here.