Innovation Thursday 23 April 2020

Thu, 23 Apr, 2020, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (GMT+8)
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Are you an innovator or company with built environment solutions?
Keen to access real business needs and co-create with potential customers?

Join us for our Innovation Thursday: Built Environment Edition event happening 23 April 2020. This regular series of events will bring together tech innovators and companies, to discover new opportunities and connect with potential partners.

This special edition of Innovation Thursday features problem statements from our latest Innovation Call, which could fall within the areas of built environments, and leverage applicable technologies and other innovative solutions you may propose as a solver.  

At this event, you'll get to learn about IMDA's Open Innovation Platform - a virtual crowdsourcing platform that matches challenges of Problem Owners to Problem Solvers.

Come meet our Problem Owners Building and Construction Authority (BCA), City Developments Limited (CDL), E3Sports, Soilbuild Construction and One of Asia’s Largest Insurance MNCs! Hear directly from the Problem Owners about their challenges, what they are looking for, and what opportunities they offer to collaborate with potential solvers.

(In light of the current COVID-19 situation, this event will be held online via live stream to ensure the safety and well-being of all participants. You will receive an email confirmation upon signing up and a link to join virtually. Drop us an email at if you are facing difficulties with receiving the link.)

Date: 23 April 2020
Time: 2.00pm - 4.25pm
Online via Live Stream


2.00pm – 2.10pm            Introduction to OIP

2.10pm – 2.40pm           
BCA – Virtual Environment to Better Assess Skills of Foreign Construction Workers

2.40pm – 3.10pm            CDL – Collaborative Platform for Mall Tenants to Provide Complementary Services that Delight Mall Goers

3.10pm – 3.40pm            E3Sports – Preventing Drowning with a Smart Device

3.40pm – 3.55pm            Soilbuild Construction – Enhance Maintainability of Pre-Fabrication Facility

3.55pm – 4.25pm            One of Asia’s Largest Insurance MNCs – A Data Analytic Collaborative Platform for Insurance Ecosystem Partners and Clients

Problem Owner Speakers

Speaker Name
: Candice Choong
Designation: Executive Manager
Speaker's profile:
From Manpower Development Department of Building and Construction Authority which oversees the skill certification of foreign workforce.
About BCA:
The BCA is an agency under MND whose mission is to shape a safe, high quality, sustainable and friendly built environment.

Lim Ke-Vin - CDL
Speaker Name
: Mr. Lim Ke-Vin
Designation: AVP, Asset Management
Speaker's profile:
He is part of the Asset Management team in CDL Commercial. He is responsible to drive and execute Asset Positioning & Enhancement Strategies for Commercial Assets in Singapore and Thailand. He has a keen interest in green design, creative solutions and innovative technology that will enhance the user’s experience and create value for the Asset. He is a member in CDL’s Enterprise Innovation Committee, actively generating customer and digital-centric ideas to support the advancement of CDL’s business and to shape organizational innovative culture within CDL.

Speaker Name: Ms. Cheryl Ong
Designation: Head of Leasing, Retail, Asset Management
Speaker's profile:
She is part of the Asset Management team in CDL Commercial. She leads the leasing function for Retail Assets in CDL and is responsible for planning, directing and monitoring the activities of the Leasing Team to achieve targets. She provides and oversees plans to contribute to the development of leasing, marketing, advertising and pricing strategies in Singapore. She has a keen interest on new-to-market, omni-channel retailing, curated concepts and e-commerce that will enhance the experiential retail experience for Shoppers.

Soilbuild Construction
Tushar Nath - Soilbuild Construction
Speaker Name
: Tushar Nath
Designation: Digital Innovation Lead
Speaker's profile:
Leader of Digital Transformation at Soilbuild Group. Heads the applied research & development and technology implementation department, spearheads multiple applied R&D initiatives. Created a strategic digitalization roadmap for adoption of Integrated Digital Delivery (IDD) into the company’s work processes and construction projects.
About Soilbuild Construction:
Soilbuild Construction Group Ltd. is a leading builder, an A1 graded construction firm, with a long and successful track record of constructing a sterling award-winning portfolio of residential and business space properties. Since its inception in 1976, Soilbuild charts over 40 years of success in offering a full spectrum of real estate services which includes Civil Engineering, Design and Build, Construction, Turnkey Construction, Project Management Consultancy, Procurement, and Mechanical & Electrical Installation.
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