2019 Singapore National Invention Convention & Entrepreneurship Expo

As part of Singapore Design Week 2019, IDE Academy partnered with the National Design Center and the Singapore Design Council to hold our inaugural National Invention Convention & Entrepreneurship Expo (NICEE) 2019 – Singapore, to celebrate our young student inventors! 

Congratulations to our participants from PCF, North View Primary, Radin Mas Primary, Queenstown Primary, Cedar Girls Secondary and Changkat Changi Secondary!

Of a total of 20 inventions and 35 participants, IDE Academy is pleased to announce that following a selection process by judges from Singapore and the United States of America, 8 inventions from Singapore NICEE have been invited to participate in the Dearborn 2019 NICEE event that will be held in Michigan, USA, from 29th – 31st May 2019. This is the first time inventors from Singapore are invited to participate in the NICEE event in Dearborn, Michigan

These are the finalists from Singapore:

Kindergarten Category:
Chua Howe Run “Night Patch” (PCF Hillion)

Jaycus Chan “Rainbow Shooting Car” (PCF Hillion)

Kaiden Yam “Life Whistle” (PCF Hillion)

Primary School Category:
Elizabeth Sherina Lim, Chaw Clara, Tan Yu Han and Caleb Ng “Healthy Healthy Card Game” (Northview Primary)

Secondary School Category:
Liu Yimei, Alicia Tan and Kang Kaiyu “Safe Knife” (Cedar Girls Secondary School)

Song Jia Hwei, Ho Shi Hui and Alyssa Ang “Co-inside” (Cedar Girls Secondary School)

Surisetti Ritvik and Varun Srinivas “Eativo” (Changkai Changi Secondary School)

Hipolito Joaquin Inigo Allayban “Bag-Brella” (Changkai Changi Secondary School)

Our warmest congratulations to all our finalists!

We would like to thank United Technologies for supporting NICEE Singapore 2019!

Special mentions to Lee Shaw Ping Systems Innovation Manager at UTC Climate, Controls & Security and UTC OTIS for being our judge, and Yip Mann Fai, General Manager, Singapore Innovation Hub at UTC Climate, Controls & Security for all the behind-the-scene support. Within a short period of 4 months, you connected us to partners to make NICEE Singapore happen. Thank you! And THANK YOU to Ms. Mary Lombardo, VP of Engineering, UTC US, who introduced Mann Fai to us!

Many thanks to Glenn AKV too, for gracing us with your presence as our judge!
NICEE Singapore would not have happened if it weren’t for all the invisible hands who worked tirelessly behind-the-scenes.