A Drop in the Ocean: How a Maritime Innovation Ecosystem Creates a Ripple for Start-ups

  • calendar15 July, 2021
  • time4:35 PM - 5:35 PM
  • venueOnline,

As part of the InnovFest x Elevating Founders programme, PIER71 will be hosting a panel session on 15 July 2021 at 4:35pm (SGT). We are excited to have an esteemed panel representing different parts of the maritime innovation ecosystem sharing their views on how to sustain and grow the current ecosystem, and nurture start-ups towards reaching greater heights.


  • Thomas Ting (Moderator) | CTO, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA)
  • Nakul Malhotra | Vice President – Open Innovation, Marine Products, Wilhelmsen Ships Service
  • Haymon Sinpius | Investment Manager (Asia), INNOPORT
  • Marianne Choo | Co-Founder & CMO, Claritecs
  • Nidhi Gupta | CEO & Co-Founder, Portcast


About InnovFest

InnovFest is the official start-up event of Asia Tech x Singapore. Organised by NUS Enterprise since 2006, the first virtual InnovFest is held in partnership with Elevating Founders, Informa Tech’s dedicated programme for start-ups and scale-ups.

With the aim to nurture start-ups and promote entrepreneurship in the region, it brings together the start-up ecosystem from across Asia and the globe, as well as exciting new technologies and ideas. Network with imaginative thought leaders and industry experts to discuss trending topics at this online innovation conference.

Register at https://bit.ly/InnovFest2021


Nine of our alumni will be exhibiting alongside PIER71 at InnovFest this year so do drop by our virtual booths for a chat, and find out what’s been happening recently. Look for the Maritime Innovation – PIER71 Pavilion.