Startup Innovation Forum 2022

16 September 2022

  • Date: 16 September 2022, 2pm-6pm SGT

    Venue: Marina Bay Sands, Hybrid Broadcast Studio

    NAMIC Start-up Innovation Forum is the largest Additive Manufacturing (AM) Startup Pitching Event in Asia Pacific aimed at:

    (1) Building and catalyzing the growth of AM startups in Singapore and beyond

    (2) Showcasing emerging cutting-edge innovations and applications with AM technologies

    NAMIC Start-up Innovation Forum is returning this year in partnership with Enterprise Singapore (ESG). We can expect an exciting line-up of several deep tech startups spanning across various industries which include sustainability, healthcare, electric vehicles and food tech amongst others.

    These innovators will be pitching their business ideas to a panel of judges for an opportunity to be fast-tracked into SLINGSHOT 2022‘s Grand Finals and to receive up to S$60,000 worth of attractive grant awards from ESG and NAMIC.

    This event is supported by Agency for Science , Technology and Research, and National Research Foundation under the Prime Minister’s Office Singapore.

    Registration: By Invite Only

    AM Landscape in Singapore

    Since its inception in 2015, NAMIC has been nurturing and supporting the growth of global AM startups in Singapore and beyond. NAMIC has engaged more than 100 local and global AM startups, with $440 million raised in funding. Besides funding, NAMIC has also offered support in technology and product development by facilitating collaboration with the research ecosystem through various grant supports. AM Startups are granted the opportunity to participate in local and overseas expos, tradeshows and conferences with NAMIC’s events and marketing support, and NAMIC has curated partnerships with public agencies, incubators, accelerators and VC networks to develop the AM startup ecosystem in Singapore.



    Photography & Filming
    • The Event is held in a public space, therefore the Organiser does not prohibit participants from photographing or video or audiotaping some Event activities. The Organiser reserves the right to use images taken at the Event with your photograph and/or likeness in future marketing materials.

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  • Time Programme
    01:00 pm


    02:00 pm

    Start of Event

    Welcome Remarks

    by Dr Ho Chaw Sing, CEO, NAMIC

    02:10 pm

    Fireside Chat

    “Is there light at the end of the tunnel for Deep Tech Startups?” 


    Mr Edwin Chow, Assistant CEO, Innovation & Enterprise, Enterprise Singapore

    Mr John Sharp, Managing Partner, Hatcher+

    Mr Cyril Ebersweiler, Founder, SOSV/HAX

    Mr Phil Inagaki, Xora Innovation MD

    Moderated by Dr Ho Chaw Sing, CEO, NAMIC

    02:50 pm


    03:00 pm

    Startup Pitching Session (5 startups)

    03:50 pm

    Break (Tea Reception)

    04:20 pm

    Startup Pitching Session (5 startups)

    Judges Deliberation

    05:40 pm

    Results Announcement

    Closing Remarks

    End of event

  • Participating Startups
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    Government Agencies
    Institutional Partners
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