Following the success of Industrial Innovation competition that was held from Nov 2016 to Feb 2017, NLS  decided to launch the competition again to coincide with NSIF 2018 in Bangkok.

What is this competition about:

NEC Laboratories Singapore (NLS) Industrial Innovation Competition aims to:

  • Provide a platform for students to showcase their new ideas or concepts in Public Safety, Transportation and Healthcare for NEC.
  • Promote an environment of creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship.
  • Nurture and support students to realize their aspirations
  • A key feature of the competition is the equal emphasis placed on the innovativeness and the market potential of the idea.
  • Our panel of judges will award three (3) outstanding ideas from each category.

Applicants may refer to the below links to get a reference on the previous submissions made by the students in SG who took part in the competition.


Category 1

A1 – Visible Light Communications over USB
A2 – Brake King
A3 – Creating New Solutions
A4 – Better driving through use of virtual reality technology
A5 – Mobile Based Application for Monitoring Nutritional Information of Food
A6 – Smart Speed Bump


Category 2

B1 – Advanced display by monolithic integration of silicon CMOS with micro LED arrays
B2 – Blast from the Past_A Water-Powered Acetylene Engine
B3 – Advanced Queue System for Polyclinics
B4 – MIRAI – Repurposing Leftover Rice
B5 – PreDi – Reducing the time patients spend at the clinic
B6 – Aggressive Driving
B7 – TeleHealth+


Category 3

C1 – Design & Development of Digital In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Device for Oocyte Retrieval
C2 – New Approach in EMI Shielding Design
C3 – Oppcast_Exploiting Spatial and Channel Diversity
C4 – Move-In Panels on Buses