#SOIMPACT Bootcamp 4 (January 2018)
Ambro aims to create a handmade embroidered clothing line that specially made by such women in the Vietnamese ethnic groups.
NUMUNO seek to expand access to personal and professional development opportunities and tools to more people, especially in the low income groups by providing affordable services such as group coaching and mentoring sessions, workshops and online lessons.
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#SOIMPACT Bootcamp ICT for Society (September 2017)
Favour connects anyone who needs favour to the public that can help fulfil it.
Nom Vege increases dining options for vegetarians by allowing home chefs to list their menus and take orders from an app.
The Sound Mind
The Sound Mind wants to create an unbiased music experience for every listener.
Volcano Web Solutions
Volcano Web Solutions allows neighbours to share relevant local information, times, expertise and resources through an online platform.
#SOIMPACT Bootcamp: Food for Cause (June 2017)
Second Nature aims to reduce household food waste by promoting the upcycling of unwanted food scraps into organic fertiliser. The team hopes to produce an affordable food waste recycling bin, enhanced with micro-organisms, to encourage recycling among households. This reduces the amount of food waste that is being sent to landfills and incinerators, which will decrease greenhouse gas emissions.
Ugly Food is a platform to transform people’s perspective of food. Other than how food can satisfy their taste buds and tummy, Ugly Food want consumers to know the arduous process of bringing the food from farm to table. Ugly Food aims to reduce wastage of food that looks ugly but perfectly fine to consume; it wants to stop such wastage by working with suppliers that have problems selling off their ugly food by creating products such as fruit teas.
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Our Chicken Story
Our Chicken Story started in 2016 with a simple heart’s desire to feed the hungry in Asia in an empowering and dignifying way. It aims to make every villager a chicken farmer and a business owner by giving the opportunity for villagers to “rent” a pair of chickens. Villagers will be provided with a Chicken starter kit and will be trained in raising the chickens.
Atlionis is proposing the idea of a floating farm that’s not limited to land area but the sea which Singapore have abundance. They intend to integrate the following all into one big solution: floating structure, green power, natural water purification of rain water, vertical aquaponics, vermi-composting, artificial lighting to create fresh locally produced organic sustainable seafood and fruits/vegetables.
Bigfood aims to improve the branding and marketing along with the sales and distribution efficiency of food products prepared by beneficiaries for fundraising. They hope to make these products a viable alternative for regular consumers alongside commercial products in regular convenient stores or supermarkets. Through the demand and sales of F&B products, it would not only generate a consistent income for the beneficiaries, it would also instil a strong sense of pride to the individual members of the beneficiaries, seeing their products made available in the commercial market.
Food Analytics is an Internet of Things (IoT) solution that provides real time data analytics, to monitor end-to-end food procurement, inventory to food disposal process. It also has programmable “sensors”/ modules developed to track and monitor the state (volume & freshness) of food inventory, the daily sales (resulting in the consumption of food), and the daily food wastage. The end result is an integrated & optimised business solution that minimizes food wastage.
Initiative: Diet Right, Longer Life!
Initiative: Diet Right, Longer Life! addresses the prevalence of chronic disease through promoting a healthy diet among all Singaporeans. Prevention and controlling of diabetes situation can be done through proper meal planning and consumption of power foods. Their idea is a Ready-to-Cook food package that contains all the ingredients required to cook a healthy and delicious meal that aligns with the nutritional intake specially cater to patients with chronic and diabetes illness.
Phoenix Grub Bioconverter
Phoenix Grub Bioconverter aims to educate about turning waste to resource and to contribute to a community-grown, high quality and sustainable food supply. Through insect bioconversion – using the black soldier fly larvae (BSF), it will transform food waste into valuable organic fertiliser for plants and safe, high protein feed for chicken, fish and pets.
Pomone is proposing an app that tackles poor food distribution and raises the existing low awareness of available food surplus among stakeholders. Their app will allow for real-time exchange of local supply-and-demand information for excess, near expiry and ugly food surplus. This will lower costs and create new revenue streams for major players in the food supply chain. They also plan to offer an enterprise solution software to sellers with advanced inventory management, accounting and reporting capabilities. It will help food businesses drive smart decisions by gaining insights into their management stock/donation efforts and track their overall social and environmental impact.
Save our Food
Save our Food is proposing an app for food stall owners to group buy their ingredients from suppliers to save costs. Stall owners can project, combine and place their orders in advance and let the suppliers to quote and bid.
#SOIMPACT Bootcamp (April 2017)
Strong Mind Fit Body
Strong Mind Fit Body works to empower people with their own fitness and health. They aim to make strength training fun and accessible to various groups, especially to the elderly and stay home parents.
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Good For Food
Good For Food is developing an integrated cloud-based waste management system with machine learning capabilities that will enable kitchens to measure, track and analyse what and how much they are throwing away so that they can implement concrete strategies to reduce their food waste.
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Junior Art Lab
Junior Art Lab is a social enterprise that is dedicated to empowering the community through art and design. They are developing a mobile lab to give access to all children from all backgrounds to develop creative confidence and equip them with the fundamental skills for the 21st Century.
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AbleSociety aim to be the leading provider of SmartCard technology to assist the visual impaired in their activities of daily lives.
The Happy Singaporean
The Happy Singaporean was created to study happiness and help create a culture of fulfilled humans, living a purpose driven life, something I believe Singapore sorely needs.