Covid-19 Innovation Challenges by Innoget posted this Technology CallSeeking proposals to transform the supply chain into more adaptive, sustainable business modelsCOVID-19 is a pandemic that has just exposed the weakest points in every country, including Singapore. Beyond its immediate impact on health outcomes and, tragically, human lives – the coronavirus outbreak is also very likely to have long-lasting economic and social impacts stemming from the direct and indirect effects of illness. Reduced trade and economic activity have left some of the most vulnerable social groups without jobs, incomes while faced with rising costs of everyday essentials as well as medical supplies. Schools have been shut and services have been suspended. While the first few months have been focused on managing the spread of the disease at the cost of the economy and society – it is now time focus be quickly returned to mitigating negative impacts on the most vulnerable in the short and medium-terms. Without immediate intervention to curb this shock, the social costs of this outbreak would be drastic and irreversible. To support the community in co-creating impactful and lasting solutions in these troubled times, IMDA, The National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre, Golden Energy and Resources, GlobalSign.In and ABM Media are coming together to bring you the COVID-19 & Beyond – Innovation For Social Good challenge. We hope that this effort sets the pace for social-minded groups to come forward with their innovative ideas to address some of the biggest social challenges and issues of the post-COVID-19 pandemic.
Strategic Allies Ltd. posted this Technology CallSeeking Next generation Consumable identification & recognition technologiesOur client is an established electronic device manufacturer serving the consumer market who wishes to provide intuitive and integrated consumable recognition capabilities for their products. Established brands in the pharmaceutical, consumer goods and luxury product markets are continually seeking ways to protect their products from counterfeits and in some cases, potentially damaging imitations of their products which if used, could be harmful to consumers. Additionally, with the increase in smart devices (including those with multiple consumable options), there is also a growing need for a device to ‘recognise’ the consumable (e.g. cartridge) and thereby allow specific settings to be used, without the need for input by the user.
Organization from European Union posted this Technology CallSeeking a smart device for remote measurement and control of delivery of gas from pressurized cylindersWe are seeking a smart device for remote measurement and control of delivery of gas from pressurised cylinders based on information linked to purchased quantity of gas. The desired outcome is to source, in sufficient quantities, a ready-to-market smart metering device for gas cylinders with connectivity features that would enable remote payments and control of the gas dispensed. Pricing levels should be below 20 USD/unit in the long run ideally and after successful pilot results. Current market offers contemplate pricey (50 USD/unit) and elaborate solutions for the needs. Technology Readiness Levels should be between 7-8. Current estimates for a pilot project are about 5-6.000 devices that at full scale can ramp up to 50k with price targets becoming attractive and the solution becoming technically viable and competitive. The more attractive the price levels achieved then more than 50k devices can be considered.