CNA Documentary Series: Innovating for the Future

10 Aug, 2022

For over a century, NUS has proudly nurtured generations of leaders across multiple professions and sectors in Singapore and beyond.

Watch the full CNA series ‘Innovating for the Future‘ to learn about NUS’ thriving community of academics, researchers, students and alumni from different fields and disciplines who are working to catalyse change and uplift lives in areas ranging from medicine to entrepreneurship, environment to finance, food to public health, innovation and research to ageing and education.

The special episode on entrepreneurship turns the spotlight on NUS Enterprise, including its partnership with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) to boost innovation within maritime through PIER71™.

Shortlisted finalists are enrolled in a two-phase, 12-week programme.

Phase 1: Fit Check - Market Discovery and Validation

Kickstart your journey by diving deep into the heart of your market! In this phase, we'll help you answer the pivotal question: Is there a product-market fit for your solution? Validate your tech, test your assumptions, and find the perfect match for your innovation. A review will be conducted at the end of Phase 1. Only selected participants will advance to Phase 2.

Phase 2: Gap Busters - Navigating New Markets

Now, it's time to bridge the commercial gap. In this phase, you’ll partner with industry veterans who bring sharp business insights to the table. Together, you’ll navigate and conquer markets that may be uncharted territory for your startup.

Although the programme is designed for remote and overseas participants, in-person participation is required for the following events conducted in Singapore: