Unconventional careers: What can you explore with a Food Science degree?

Capturing consumers’ taste buds is definitely not easy – preferences and palates change over time and diversify across regions. Nevertheless, it is apparent that in recent years, people are less reliant on three square meals per day. Not only is there a higher demand for health nourishment, consumers are also nostalgic for traditional flavours and

The Secret Formula behind modern beauty brands: Meet L’Oréal Innovation Runway 2020 Winner, Organic Bioactives

Keywords: #BeautyTech #L’Oreal #StartupFunding #CleanBeauty For Andrea Taimana, Founder & Chief Science Officer of Organic Bioactives, L’Oreal Innovation Runway 2020 was a massive achievement. Read on to find out why the challenge was the peak of her career!

Snacking 2.0: Innovating the future of snacks

What’s better than sitting on your sofa and snacking? Snacking can get us through thick and thin – our boring humdrum days by giving us an extra boost of energy. Crunching on snacks can also reduce stress and improve our mood especially when we’re hangry. You know who you are!   We’re eating more snacks

When women lead: Learn how our female partners and startup founders come this far

From CEOs to politicians, women have been powerful agents of change. They are leaders in their industries, using their voices as weaponry and leaving an imprint on the world. However, in traditionally male-dominated business sectors such as IT and finance, women continue to face an ongoing battle for equal pay, fairer treatment and reasonable career

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Interview with HKUST research team

Inventors of the World’s Fastest Coronavirus Detection Device This machine was not purposefully designed for detecting the coronavirus Dr Hong, HKUST Research Team About the device With the latest microfluidic chip technology, the device can detect the virus in just 40 minutes from sampling to testing, compared to the currently-used polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technology

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9 Ways to Ruin your Open-Innovation Challenge

While launching an open-innovation challenge is a fantastic idea, launching a successful one is not always that easy. There are numerous pitfalls to avoid and this initiative can easily turn into a bad buzz.

How Microsoft scaled its student boot camps by going online

A successful recipe… This article was written by Jean-Vincent Delli Zotti. Microsoft has positioned itself as a learning company. Its culture is shifting from “we know everything there is to know about our business” to “we don’t know everything but we are willing to learn”. This change of posture has given birth to multiple initiatives aimed at fostering

The Great Innovation Wall of China: A Benefit or Hindrance?

Last week’s launch of China’s Chang’e-4 spacecraft to the dark side of the moon showed that the sky’s the limit for China’s achievements and ambitions in technology and innovation. China’s online economy is booming, there are over 802 million Internet users (out of a population of 1.6 billion), and many companies want a slice of

Lab Rats: Why are Companies Experimenting with Innovation Labs in Singapore?

This month, three global banks opened up their own innovation labs in Singapore. The fact that Bank of China, Australian Westpac and Deutsche Bank have all opened innovation labs in Asia demonstrates the shift in mentality for larger corporates and institutions towards innovation and an increasingly common pivot towards the East. Why Singapore? It’s not

5 keys to successful open innovation competition

After more than 500 challenges organized since the beginning of our adventure, we are always happy to hear that our customers have found more than what they’ve hoped for through their open innovation challenge. Complacency you said? Actually, 3/4 of our clients renew their open innovation challenge. Among them, some success-stories deserve to be told.

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