The Elevator

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The Elevator is a pitching platform for post-proof of concept to pre-seed/seed stage start-ups. Started by the National Research Foundation in 2017, participants gather to pitch their technologies to potential companies, investors and collaborators who can invest, collaborate or co-create with them.

The organisation of The Elevator is now being rotated among the various Innovation & Enterprise Offices (IEOs) to further integrate the event into the I&E ecosystem, positioned as a platform for the ecosystem, by the ecosystem. The Elevator is presented along thematic tracks to attract targeted audience. Past tracks included healthcare, advanced manufacturing and IoT technologies.

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Past Editions of The Elevator

To read about the team abstracts, click on each edition. 

Edition Organiser Pitching Teams
5th Edition
Theme: Healthcare
A*StartCentral Carbon Nanotube (IVD Tech Pte Ltd), G-Clip, Microtube Technologies, Nanosorb, OrgaMo, Prime Respi, SugoSure
4th Edition    
Theme: Advanced Manufacturing
(Automation & Robotics)
Ngee Ann Polytechnic
(Pollinate)
A telepresence robot with autonomous mobility and cloud intelligence, Laser doppler vibrometers, Smart electrical outlet/sockets for building, 3D concrete printing, Intersense - smart sensor card, Botsync - Building Autonomous Robots driven by AI for utilities and learning
3rd Edition
Theme: Sustainable Environmental Technologies
NUS Enterprise Lumizen Pte Ltd, Livin'Wall Pte Ltd, Eden Clear, PV Module Recycling, Treatment Process of Municipal Solid Waste Incineration Fly Ash using Colloidal Mesoporous Silica for Application in Polymer Matrix Composites, Electrofenton
2nd Edition
Theme: IoT & Sensors
NRF TAGIT-MON, Whizspace Pte Ltd, Cosmiqo International Pte Ltd, Autonomous Scooter, Smart Logistics 1 Management System, Kinexcs
1st Edition
Theme: Healthcare
NRF with A*StartCentral ACM Biolabs, Lion TCR, DeNova Sciences, Sunvisiae Biotech, A Device for Real-time Risk Stratification of Adverse Cardiac Events, MirXES, TendonRegen


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