Why Partner NUS Enterprise?

Over the years, NUS Enterprise has cultivated strong partnerships with multinational companies and large local enterprises, to foster innovation and grow the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Benefits of collaboration with NUS Enterprise include:
1. Outreach to our student and start-up communities
2. Access to talent
3. Problem statement discovery and formulation
4. Matching of innovative solutions to challenges
5. Access to NUS' resources, technologies and testbedding facilities
6. Tap on our local and international networks


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Our Partners

Singtel Innov8 & CISCO - ICE71
ICE71 'Innovation Cybersecurity Ecosystem at Block71' is the region's first cybersecurity startup hub. It aims to strengthen Singapore's growing cybersecurity ecosystem by attracting and developing competencies and deep technologies to help mitigate the rapidly increasing cybersecurity risks in the region.
A partnership between Singtel Innov8 and NUS Enterprise, with support from the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore, Infocomm Media Development Authority and CISCO, ICE71 supports the development of early and growth stage cybersecurity start-ups from around the world:
- Idea development to creation
- Acceleration and scaling
- Access to market
- Introductions to corporates and channel partners
For more information, visit https://ice71.sg

Maritime Port Authority of Singapore - PIER71

PIER71, ‘Port Innovation Ecosystem Reimagined at BLOCK71’ is a partnership between the Maritime Port Authority of Singapore and NUS Enterprise to re-imagine innovation in the maritime industry. The programme aims to attract, build and accelerate start-ups, identify innovation opportunities within organisations as well as platforms to fuel exchange of knowledge. 

For more information, visit https://www.pier71.sg

Singapore Airlines - SIA AppChallenge
The SIA App Challenge is a global coding competition, to seek innovative solutions to SIA's business challenges. Organised by Singapore Airlines, NUS Enterprise has been a key partner of the event since its inception in 2015.
For more information, visit http://appchallenge.singaporeair.com


Ericsson - Ericsson ONE Asia Challenge
This challenge aims to partner with early stage startups and small enterprises in the Asia Pacific region for collaboration in new business solutions to address the market needs. 
The following types of solutions have the potential to work with Ericsson for further growth in their businesses:
- Connected supply chain
- Autonomous vehicles
- Smart manufacturing
Symphony Creative Solutions (SCS) - Ocean of Opportunities (O3) Challenge
Together with NUS Enterprise and Ocean Network Express (ONE), in support by Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, National Supercomputing Centre Singapore, Accenture and Cisco Systems, the O3 challenge seeks to reach out to collaborators and innovators to optimise shipping processes and develop new solutions.
Challenge categories include:
- Container Tracking
- Ship Connectivity/ Digitalisation
- HR Training Technology
- Smart Underwater Inspection
- Smart Customer Contracting
- Documentation Efficiency
- Fuel Prices Analytics
For more information, visit http://ooo.sg/

L'Oréal - L'Oréal Innovation Runway
The  L’Oréal Innovation Runway is a regional start-up challenge  by L’Oréal Research & Innovation, in partnership with Startup SG, NUS Enterprise and SPRING Singapore.  

The c
hallenge aims to seek for unique solutions in

- Personalised Beauty
- Smart Materials
- Natural Materials
- Delivery Technologies
- Digital Technologies

For more information, visit http://www.lorealinnovationrunway.sg

Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA)
The partnership with NUS Enterprise aims to seek new related technologies that could be used to enhance the defence for the nation. 
DSTA currently looking for the following types of solutions:

- Drone-hacking
- Micro-hack
- Internet of Things
- Gamification for training
- Computer vision

For more information, visit https://www.dsta.gov.sg/71

Maybank fosters innovation and helps start-ups in their journey by providing them with their expertise. With their presence at BLOCK71 Singapore, they are able to get involved in the start-up ecosystem and bring the learning points to the corporate environment. 

Shell - Shell #IdeaRefinery

The Shell #IdeaRefinery is corporate accelerator programme held in partnership with NUS Enterprise, which aims to increase the mix of energy start-ups in Singapore, by developing fledging startups that have a positive energy impact for society, or enabling established startups to explore opportunities in the energy sector.

For more information, visit http://www.shell.com.sg/energy-and-innovation/make-the-future-singapore/start-up-accelerator.html​

Bayer - Grants4Apps
In 2017, Bayer, with NUS Enterprise, launched an open innovation challenge in Singapore and across Asia Pacific to seek innovative solutions to improve medication adhernece in elders with chronic medical conditions. The challenge aims to develop apps, hardware and software technology to: 

- Improve health outcomes
- Improve pharmaceutical processes
- Generate better patient outcomes

Mercedes Benz - STARTUPAUTOBAHN Singapore
STARTUPAUTOBAHN Singapore aims to help local start-ups develop their idea towards a real life market fit within Mercedes-Benz.

Areas of focus include:
- Automotive Retail
- Aftersales
- Corporation and Mercedes-Benz customers

For more information, visit http://startup-autobahn.sg

ACCESS Health - Modern Aging

In collaboration with ACCESS Health International, this programme is looking out for innovative solutions to tackle issues faced by the silver hair population. 
For more information, visit https://modernaging.sg 

Huawei - i5Lab
i5Lab is Singapore's first IoT start-up accelerator, powered by leading global ICT solutions provider Huawei, in partnership with NUS Enterprise. The accelerator aims to nuture IoT solutions for Smart Nation, in areas of:
- Smart Living
- Smart Transportation
- Smart Logistics and more

Henkel - Henkel Digital Innovation Challenge
The Henkel Digital Innovation Challenge sought to find innovative digital solutions in the following areas, so as to deliver greater value to customers and consumers and strengther collaboration with suppliers:

- Digital Collaborations
- B2C Customised Solutions
- B2B Social Media

For more information, visit http://www.henkelchallenge.sg