Innovation Advisors Programme

Industry mentorship for accelerated growth

IPI Singapore's experienced Innovation Advisors can help steer your company in the right direction and fast-track product, processes, or business model advancements amidst the hustle of managing your daily operations.

  • Be coached in a highly customised and flexible arrangement by industry veterans
  • Leverage Innovation Advisor’s industry insights, global business network and experience in technology-business integration
  • Overcome innovation challenges in your new product development effort

Innovation Advisors

Innovation Advisors are industry veterans who have strong business acumen coupled with deep experience in innovation and technology. The advisors’ expertise span various sectors including food and beverage, healthcare, manufacturing, infocomm, logistics and sustainability.

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The following serves as a guideline and first level assessment for this programme. Your company will be assessed by IPI on a case-by-case basis. The assessment includes success factors from experience (i.e. looking back from successful project completion).

  • Business entity registered and operating in Singapore
  • Company has at least 30% local equity held directly or indirectly by Singaporean(s) and/or Singapore PR(s), determined by the ultimate individual ownership
  • Has a capable leadership team committed to stated growth
  • Has a capable management team with sufficient bandwidth and resources available to support targeted growth
  • Has the potential to scale and disrupt their industry, typically not through productivity but by super-scaling with an enabler e.g. technology and innovation
  • For SMEs:
    • Tech-centric/enabled company
    • Revenue not exceeding S$100milion
    • Compound Annual Growth Rate of 10%
    • Has commercialised products and/or services
    • Potential for differentiated value proposition
    • Available resources and clear intent for further innovation
  • For startups:
    • Potential for differentiated value proposition
    • Post proof-of-concept or proof-of-value
    • Sufficient cashflow for over 12 months
    • Backed by institutional investor
  • Sectors:
    • Food Manufacturing, Food Services
    • Healthcare & Biomedical
    • Sustainability – Built Environment, Energy, Waste, Urban Solutions, Infrastructure Services
    • Trade, Transport & Logistics
    • Manufacturing & Engineering
    • Infocomm & Media, Digitalisation

Find out more about the programme here.

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