Sustainability Open Innovation Challenge 2022

Embrace a sustainable future and harness your innovative ideas to create a greener planet for all. Sustainability Open Innovation Challenge 2022 launched by Enterprise Singapore, aims to bring together industry partners and creative innovators to co-develop sustainable solutions in key areas such as sustainable materials, packaging, zero-waste and many more.

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CHALLENGE AREAS

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CHALLENGE STATEMENTS

Click on each of the challenge statements below to view the details.
Complete your submission by February 28, 2023 at 23:59pm (SGT/GMT +8).
 

By Category

By Partner Tracks

Sustainable Materials
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Substitution of/or alternative process to chemical use for viscose spinneret cleaning

S$10,000 Prize Money

Up to S$30,000 Paid Trial Opportunities

Up to S$35,000 POC Development Grant

Sustainable Materials
Sustainable Packaging
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Novel Korean seaweed snack barrier packaging solutions

Up to S$30,000 Paid Trial Opportunities

Up to S$15,000 POC Development Grant

Access to CJ's facilities and operations

Zero-waste
3
Mechanisation of harvesting using robotics/technology for "Palm Oil"

Up to S$70,000 Paid Trial Opportunities

Up to S$15,000 POC Development Grant

Project management and engineering support

Zero-waste
Sustainable Food Source
4
Aiming for zero fruit loss

Up to S$30,000 Paid Trial Opportunities

Up to S$15,000 POC Development Grant

Access to pilot and test facilities

Zero-waste
5
Development of a novel solution or by-product by recycling EPDM flooring mats

Support for POC/Pilot

Project management and access to pilot sites

Zero-waste
6
Sustainable solutions for food waste recycling and/or upcycling

Up to S$30,000 Paid Trial Opportunities

Up to S$15,000 POC Development Grant

Access to in-kind tests and operational feedstocks

Green Buildings
7
Develop a facility-level abatement system for the destruction of greenhouse gas from semiconductor fab exhaust

Project management and access to pilot sites

Zero-waste
8
Extraction of minerals from industrial sludge for reuse

Project management and access to pilot sites

Zero-waste
9
Sustainable method to remove microplastics from washing machine discharge

Test-bedding of solution and support from potential manufacturing partners

Project Management and go-to-market support

Sustainable Materials
Sustainable Packaging
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Developing a new sustainable packaging material for dietary supplements* in sachet and pouch formats to optimise recycling, while maintaining product stability

S$5,000 Prize Money

Up to S$60,000 Paid Trial Opportunities

Up to S$35,000 POC Development Grant

Sustainable Materials
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Extending the stability of oil during deep frying of snack products

S$10,000 Prize Money

Up to S$30,000 Paid Trial Opportunities

Up to S$35,000 POC Development Grant

Sustainable Food Source
12
Cost-effective water sensors solutions to reduce water usage for farmers

S$10,000 Prize Money

Up to S$30,000 Paid Trial Opportunities

Up to S$35,000 POC Development Grant

Zero-waste
13
Develop cost effective and deployable solutions for collecting and sorting textile waste in the urban environment

Up to S$25,000 Paid Trial Opportunities

Project management and access to pilot sites

Zero-waste
14
Closed loop recycling solutions for waste streams

Support for POC/Pilot

Project management and access to pilot sites

Renewable Energy
15
Maximize the harnessing of solar energy on Sentosa through novel, non-conventional applications of solar technologies that can be deployed on different form factors (e.g. vertical or round structures) that meets regulatory safety requirements and incorporates considerations such as guest experiences and aesthetics

Project facilitation and rental waiver for pilot sites

Facilitate conversation with regulatory authority

Zero-waste
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Innovative solutions for the recycling of plastics cosmetic packaging

S$10,000 Prize Money

Up to S$20,000 POC Development Grant

Potential Paid Trial Opportunities

Renewable Energy
Green Buildings
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Solutions for P2P energy trading between buildings

S$15,000 support for pilot deployment project to validate technology

Up to S$15,000 POC Development Grant

S$20,000 support for showcase project once the product can fulfill the commercial requirement

Green Buildings
18
Metal sheet solar cladding system for building roof and façade applications

S$30,000 support for pilot deployment project to validate technology

Up to S$15,000 POC Development Grant

S$100,000 support for showcase project once the product can fulfil the commercial requirement

Zero-waste
19
Upcycling of post-production textile waste regardless of textile/fabrics composition

S$10,000 Prize Money

Up to $20,000 POC Development Grant

Support for POC/pilot

Zero-waste
Sustainable Food Source
Green Buildings
Renewable Energy
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The Liveability Challenge

The Liveability Challenge is a global platform that hunts for and accelerates the launch of innovative solutions to urban challenges of the 21st century in cities in the tropics.

Established in 2018, TLC, as it is affectionately known, has grown to become Asia's largest sustainability solutions platform with a global reach and a reputation for helping companies - whose innovative technologies are disrupting industries — to create a significant positive impact on society and the planet.