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Announcement of Finalists for TECH PLANTER Singapore 2024!

Announcement of Finalists for TECH PLANTER Singapore 2024!

Leave a Nest’s vision is Advancing Science and Technology for Global Happiness. To attain our vision, Leave a Nest conducts TECH PLANTER as one of our core programmes. TECH PLANTER is a platform started in 2014 to support startups around the world. Conducted in Japan and 6 countries across the ASEAN region, our platform gives startups access to services including prototyping support, IP strategy, talent hiring, market expansion, and investments. We also focus on connecting startups to large corporations, especially from Japan. Leave a Nest envisions a future where the deep technology ecosystem grows to be more cohesive and more robust to solve the deep and social issues that we face in today's society.

This year 9 finalists were selected among the 38 teams applied. For TECH PLANTER Singapore 2024, the 9 finalists were grouped into 3 categories of Innovative Automation, Bio Pathology, and Green Tech.

Finalists for TECH PLANTER in Singapore 2024

Team Name Theme
Spinoff Robotics Customised tethered drones for facade cleaning
Eureka Robotics High Accuracy High Agility full package robotics
Cuprina Pollination Insect pollination utilising blowflies for flowing fruit hydroponics and seed resilience
TeOra Aquaculture feed coatings providing vaccination
i2start Quick compact on-site sepsis diagnosis device
Craft Health Low heat 3D printing for controlled release time pharmaceuticals
Greenitio Biopolymers replacing microplastics
Altent Renewables Wet waste recycling into syngas, fuels and minerals
MYCL Mycelium Mushroom as a leather-alternative, and a low-carbon composite material


Additionally, we will also have Lightning Talk speakers, who will have two minutes to present their technology later in the day.

Team Name Theme
STeLa Lab Customisable protein-rich food for humans and animals
IDDK Enabling micro-gravity experimentation with compact imaging tech for space.
AEyeMynd Poor lighting AI defect analysis with no training of AI algorithm required
AT-Ractive Seaweed in animal feed to reduce CO2 and methane emissions
Magic3D Simultaneous 3D printing of range of polymers, soft to hard
WeavInsight Environmental and Climate Risk sensors and AI model


Program Timeline

May 25, 2024 | Time: 13:00 – 18:00 (SGT)
Venue: B1, The ARC, NTU
12:30 -13:00 Registration
13:00 – 13:30 Opening Ceremony Opening Remarks

Keynote Speech

Introduction of Judges and Criteria

13:30 -14:20 Presentation Round 1 7 minute Presentation +

5 minute Q&A per team

14:20 -14:30 10-minute break
14:30 – 15:20 Presentation Round 2 7 minute Presentation +

5 minute Q&A per team

15:20 – 15:30 10-minute break
15:30 – 16:20 Presentation Round 3 7 minute Presentation +

5 minute Q&A per team

16:20 – 17.30 Judging / Lightning Talks/ Poster presentation Networking Opportunity
17:30 – 18:00 Awards & Closing Ceremony


For more details, kindly visit our Official TECH PLANTER website

For inquiries, please email info-asia “at” lne.st (attention Addi)