27 - 28 September, 2016
Four Points by Sheraton Singapore, Riverview, Singapore , Singapore

Day 2 - 28 September Wednesday

08:20 - 09:00 Morning Refreshment and Registration

09:00 - 09:10 Opening Remarks from the Chairperson

Hugh Mason, Co-Founder & CEO,JFDI.Asia
img

Hugh Mason

Co-Founder & CEO
JFDI.Asia

09:10 - 09:50 Medtech Innovation in Academia

Whye Kei Lye, Director Business Development,NTUitive Pte Ltd
  • Challenges and opportunities working with academia from a medtech partnership perspective
  • Understanding the academic mindset for more effective collaborative efforts
  • Jumpstarting medtech innovation and current examples of technologies in the pipeline
img

Whye Kei Lye

Director Business Development
NTUitive Pte Ltd

A new way for entrepreneurs and researchers to engage
  • A new paradigm for innovation: from 'Research and Development' to 'Experiment and Scaling'
  • When is the new 'Science of Startups' the right way to grow a science-based startup
  • How it feels to climb the "Startup Staircase" from idea to investment
img

Hugh Mason

Co-Founder & CEO
JFDI.Asia

Amine Kamel

Head of Business Development and Sales
Robert Bosch (SEA) Pte Ltd

10:30 - 11:00 Networking Break

11:00 - 11:40 Research agencies and businesses: collaborate, complement or compete?

Walter Lee, Head, Innovation & Incubation,NEC
  • Learn to harness from the best of minds to innovate and build effective partnerships
  • Discuss ways to engage in constructive collaboration and collaborative networks while tapping on competitive energies
  • Translating vision into action for quicker transfer of applicable knowledge between research agencies and businesses
img

Walter Lee

Head, Innovation & Incubation
NEC

11:40 - 12:20 Promoting technology innovation through research partnerships to capitalise on the ‘Smart Nation’ national movement

See-Kiong Ng, Director of Urban Systems Programme Office,A*STAR
  • An integrative approach towards building an infocomm-media (ICM) ecosystem to complement Singapore’s Smart Nation vision.
  • Discussing the benefits of R&D Innovation for SMEs and Start-Ups
  • Leveraging technology capabilities of public research institutes to capitalize on ‘Smart Nation’
img

See-Kiong Ng

Director of Urban Systems Programme Office
A*STAR

Start-ups are the fore-front of innovation. They disrupt the market and represent everything MNCs don’t attempt to do.
  • How do Start-ups differ from MNCs when they test the market with a new product and how do they act and adapt to these changes
  • What drives Start-ups to embrace failure fast and continue to take risks to innovate
  • What are the benchmarks used to measure progress in research innovation projects
img

Felipe Daguila

Head of APAC
Google

img

Daniel Dahlmeier

Research Lead
SAP Innovation Center Network Singapore

img

Vivek Vikram Singh

Lead, Marketing Partner Program, Emerging Markets
Facebook

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break

14:00 - 14:40 Managing intellectual property to create better business opportunities and achieve commercial success

Juliana Chua, Director,IP Office of Singapore (IPOS) International
  • Understanding the nature of intellectual property - How you may create it, how to protect it, and how to commercialise it; and how to use third party intellectual property safely
  • Configuring the link between R&D functions and IP counsel to encourage the creative intellectual endeavours between companies
  • Highlighting why improved communication can lead to better outcomes in obtaining strong and enforceable patents
img

Juliana Chua

Director
IP Office of Singapore (IPOS) International

Intellectual property (IP) strategies are key within innovation processes to create and capture value from research and development
  • Promoting sharing of IP cross-industries and creating a shared protected system
  • Discussing current R&D trends and shifting away from research for publication and more towards application
  • Developing research knowledge transfer to drive collaboration and commercialization
img

Rex Yeap

Partner
Invention Capital

img

Juliana Chua

Director
IP Office of Singapore (IPOS) International

img

Claire Lim

Director of Business Development-ASEAN
Patsnap

img

Cheng Huat Ho

Executive Vice President
Exploit Technologies Pte Ltd

15:20 - 15:50 Networking Break

15:50 - 16:30 Growing Importance of Intellectual Property in Open Innovation Ecosystem

Saumya Bareja, IP Manager - Corporate R&D,Procter & Gamble
  • Open Innovation Ecosystem – What does it mean for different Parties
  • Do IP and Open Innovation Ecosystem Complement or Contradict each other
  • Case Study: Tesla’s Electric Vehicle Technology is Open Now (so is Toyota’s), what does it mean
img

Saumya Bareja

IP Manager - Corporate R&D
Procter & Gamble

16:30 - 17:10 Driving IP creation, protection & commercialisation in the future economy: From Bitcoin Blockchain to IP Blockchain

Rex Yeap, Partner,Invention Capital
  • Evolution of IP Management in Singapore (1965-2016): From IP Protection to SCOPE-IP to a Global IP Hub in Asia
  • Future Economy meets IP Blockchain: Introduction and Applications for IP Creators & Researchers
  • IP Commercialisation and Venture Capital
img

Rex Yeap

Partner
Invention Capital

17:10 - 23:59 Closing Remarks from the Chairperson

Hugh Mason, Co-Founder & CEO,JFDI.Asia
img

Hugh Mason

Co-Founder & CEO
JFDI.Asia