DeepTech Competition


The University of Malaya Centre for Innovation and Commercialization (UMCIC) invites researchers, scientists & entrepreneurs to attend a briefing from Hello Tomorrow on the Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge 2018. [10:30am - 12pm, August 1st, 2018, UM Makerspace, Kuala Lumpur, tix | info].

The Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge is a worldwide science & technology startup competition designed specifically to address deeptech. The Challenge gives scientists and deeptech entrepreneurs a platform for their research and projects, providing equity-free prize money as well as funding opportunities, global visibility and connections with key players in deeptech.

Hello Tomorrow 2016 Winners info
  • Lilium - Electric vertical takeoff and landing jet vid
  • Koniku - Neuron computers (cells are taken from the skin, not the brain) top
  • H2Go - Solid state hydrogen storage (for off-peak storage, off-grid power)
  • SafetyNet - Use light for selective fishing (reduce catching unwanted fishes)
  • Canard - Inspect airports (runway, systems) using drones (vs costly planes)
  • CocoPallet - Coconut pallets (vs fumigicide, deforestration for wooden ones) 
  • Blitab - Tactile tablet (can do braille, tactile navigation etc)
  • Semsio - Allergen and pollutant analysis
  • Gigabot - Industrial 3D printer

Hello Tomorrow 2017 Winners info
  • Ampaire - Electric planes that are quieter, cleaner and cheaper to fly
  • Arculus - Modular manufacturing that is hive-like (vs linear-like)
  • Mycroft - Open source, customisable version of Alexa, Siri, Cortana vid
  • SkyTree - Office stuffy and you are sleepy because of carbon dioxide?
  • SoundBounce - Acoustic dampeners for quieter cars, planes, factories etc
  • WalkWithPath - Help the mobility challenged walk using lasers vid
  • SaathiPads - Biodegradable, compostable hygiene products from banana fibre
  • Layer - Printed photovoltaic cells that use ambient light to power IoT vid
  • NEXT - Swarm transportation system vid | math

Pick of Events (W1-Aug-2018)
Link Deep Learning @ KualaLumpur
Link EPF & CIMB Fintech @ KualaLumpur
Link Fintech Demo Day @ KualaLumpur
Link Seedstars Pitch @ KualaLumpur
Link Speed Ecommerce @ KualaLumpur
Link Ecommerce Fair @ KualaLumpur
Link Ecommerce Access to Japan @ KL
Link Green Industrial Revolution @ KL
Link LinkedIn Meetup @ KualaLumpur
Link Liberal Latté @ KualaLumpur
Link Art of Dice @ KualaLumpur art | dice
Link Smart Nation IoT @ Singapore

Distributed Ledger Events
A looming global trade war could be perking interest in cryptocurrencies and distributed ledgers going by a bumper crop of crypto events, including:
Link Islamic Blockchain @ KualaLumpur
Link Blockchain Insights @ Jakarta
Link Unlocking Unbanked Capital @ SG
Link ICO Grand Slam @ Singapore
Link Blockchain Power Grid @ Singapore
Link Blockchain Conversation @ HongKong
Link ICOs TradingDesks CryptoFunds @ HK
Link Non-Fungible Token Hackathon @ HK eg. non-fungible: stamps, paintings