Start-ups create innovative solutions in sustainability and healthcare

The winners of the biennial Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition organised by SMU were announced on Thursday (14 September). This year’s competition attracted 1,000 entries from 1,100 universities in 77 countries, with projects relating to healthcare and environmental sustainability. Speaking at the competition opening ceremony on Monday (11 September), Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat said that Singapore can be a trusted node for science, technology and innovation amid global challenges, and its nimble regulatory environment allows innovators to develop prototypes quickly.

The Straits Times