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Innovfest Unbound 2019
Co-organised by NUS Enterprise and Unbound, in partnership with IMDA, Innovfest Unbound 2019 will take place once again on 27 to 28 June 2019 at Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre. As a pillar event in the Smart Nation Innovations Week, Innovfest Unbound brings together senior government delegates, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, investors, tertiary institutes and tech providers from across the world, to showcase ideas/technologies and create collaboration opportunities. View the full agenda at the official website.

This year, NUS will be showcasing over 100 start-ups and technologies, and curating thought-provoking sessions revolving around the themes of ASEAN, AI, Cybersecurity, MedTech and more. See the sessions to learn more! 

Click here to register your interest for complimentary passes, or click on the individual events below to find out more (Note: works on Desktop only. For Mobile accessible version of each session, please go to this page.)

Innovfest unbound Futurenow SeriesCapturing ASEAN: Crafting a Regional Strategy for a Fragmented MarketEmerging Opportunities in Consumer Genetic Testing: Pharmacogenomics, Health, Nutrition and WellnessKnowing Your Child Inside and Out Through TechnologyCreating Immersive Customer Experiences in Fashion + Lifestyle RetailVenture Building and Investing: Perspectives from CiscoThe Elevator Financial Preparedness for Seniors and Caregivers Through Innovations and Technologies If you are interested in any of these sessions, please register here Going Global from Asia Future of Data Privacy Revolutionising the Future of Oncology The Jumpstart MedTech Showcase The GRIP Deep Tech Start-up Showcase Assistive Technology and Innovations for Seniors with Dementia and their Caregivers Leading New ICT, digital transformation in the AI Era AI in Accounting and Tax - Resurrection or Doom? Siri Ventures: The New Frontier in Property Technology Building a Regional Maritime Ecosystem Building a Cyber Resilient Workplace By Minimising Human Errors Mapping the Future of Cities in Sustainable Innovations Ocean of Opportunities Grand Finale Healthy Hearts, Healthy Aging APAC Report Building Vibrant Tech Start-Up Ecosystems in Southeast Asia: The Role of Universities Redefining Travel with Singapore Airlines Scale Up Globally with Taiwan’s Tech Ecosystem



Innovfest is the flagship event of NUS Enterprise. First started as the Technology Commercialisation Forum in 2006, the conference was originally focused on university innovation and technology transfer. The Innovfest name began in 2010, when an Enterprise Connection dinner was added to the programmeto provide an entrepreneurial angle. With additional initiatives incorporated over the years, Innovfest was rebranded in 2013 to reflect the overall breadth of NUS Enterprise’s activities- from technology commercialisation and entrepreneurial support to research in academic entrepreneurship.

In 2015, Innovfest Unbound was born – a partnership between NUS Enterprise and London-based company Unbound, which runs a series of events across the world. By bringing together both the Asian and Western community of researchers and academia, corporates, start-ups and policy makers, Innovfest Unbound brought new perspectives into the technology and innovation space. Here are some highlights from previous years:

The inaugural Innovfest Unbound was a success – it was the largest event of its type in Singapore, with over 2,500 attendees. 

Innovfest Unbound 2016 – held on 17-18 May 2016 at Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre – was the first time the event was organised in partnership with the Info-communications Development Authority (now the Info-communications Media Development Authority). The event saw over 6,000 attendees across two days.

Innovfest Unbound 2017, held on 3-4 May 2017 at Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, saw over 11,000 delegates attending the event! Read more about the highlights of the event here, and check out the event video highlights below. 

Innovfest Unbound 2018, held on 5-6 June 2018 at Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, saw over 13,000 delegates attending the event. Find out more about the event here.


2019 Event Highlights