Hyper Interdisciplinary Conference in Singapore 2020 Completion!

The second Hyper Interdisciplinary Conference in Singapore took place on 21 August 2020, online via Microsoft Teams. The event was supported by Mitsui Chemicals R&D Centre and Autonomous Control Systems Laboratory. We are glad to have 228 audiences and speakers from corporates, government agencies, startups, academias, and researchers joining us online.

In the event, we have invited expertise from various fields to share with us their innovative and impactful research findings and technologies in order to solve deep issues.

The program is divided into theme setting, technology splash and 3 sessions.

  • Theme Setting
  • Technology Splash
  • Skin Health for Southeast Asians
  • Nutraceutical Solution for Healthier Living
  • Developing Smart Cities in Southeast Asia

In each sessions, the speakers introduced impactful and innovative studies related to their field. The contents presented were top-notch and bridges current technology gaps in Singapore and possibly Southeast Asia. In the Skin Health for Southeast Asians panel session, trends like personalising core, consumer-centric, as well as side effects were discussed. Meanwhile for Nutraceutical Solution for Healthier Living panel session, an important concept of healthy mind over healthy body was introduced to optimise human performance. While in the Developing Smart Cities in Southeast Asia panel session, sustainable city as well as citizen experience were covered. The panel discussions presented meaningful views and explored solutions for today's needs.

Check out the presenters here:

Theme Setting 

Dr. Hooshmand Palany, Board Member, Biotechnology Corporation
Chairman, Healthcare Working Group, ASEAN Business Advisory Council

Technology Splash 

Top left: Dr. Tan Mei Hua, Deputy Chief Technology Officer, DeNova Sciences

Top middle: Dr. Viknish Krishnan-Kutty, Founder & CEO, Cellivate Technologies

Top right: Dr. George M Jacobs, General Manager,

Bottom left: Dr. Ser Wah Oh, Founder & CEO, Whizpace Pte Ltd

Bottom right: Mr. Gabriel Yee, Managing Director, MyrLabs

Skin Health for Southeast Asians 

Top left: Dr. Reid Lim, Founder, MEDGIC

Top right: Dr. Maurice van Steensel, Professor of Dermatology and Skin Biology at Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (NTU), Skin Director at Skin Research Institute of Singapore (A*STAR)

Bottom left: Dr. Ruenn Chai Lai, Research Scientist at Institute of Medical Biology (A*STAR), Consultant at Vesiderm

Bottom right: Ms. Hui Ling Chan (moderator), Assistant Manager in Research Development Division, Leave a Nest Singapore

Nutraceutical Solution for Healthier Living 

Top left: Dr. Natthaporn Takpho, Researcher, Mitsui Chemicals Singapore R&D Centre

Top right: Prof. William Chen, Michael Fam Chair Professor and Director of Food Science & Technology (NTU)

Bottom left: Dr. Shabbir M Moochhala, Innovation Director, Fifth Sense

Bottom right: Mr. Elias Tan (moderator), Vice President, Innovate360

Developing Smart Cities in Southeast Asia 

Top left: Ms. Monica Megawati, Researcher, Mitsui Chemicals Singapore R&D Centre Pte. Ltd.

Top right: Mr. Ryan Jin Zhanhe, Lead (Smart Cities and Future Mobility), EcoLabs Centre of Innovation for Energy, Energy Research Institute @ Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (ERI@N)

Bottom left: Mr. Lionel Sinai-Sinelnikoff, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Ascent

Bottom right: Mr. Kelvin Ong (moderator), CEO, Focustech Ventures Pte. Ltd.

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