Narendra Modi visits India-Singapore Innovation exhibition of 30 startups during three-nation tour
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday visited the India-Singapore Enterprise and Innovation Exhibition at Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre here and viewed an exhibition of 30 startups from the two countries.
Singapore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday visited the India-Singapore Enterprise and Innovation Exhibition at Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre and viewed an exhibition of 30 startups from the two countries.
He was joined by Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Minister for Communications and Information S Iswaran.
The daylong exhibition, InSpreneur 2.0, is an initiative spearheaded by the Indian High Commission.
"It is very interesting to see both India and Singapore collaborating in med-tech, Artificial Intelligence and deep technologies. And platforms like this will get encouraged by Prime Minister Modi," said Girija Pande, chairman Apex Avlon Consulting.
Among 30 startups are iNICU Medical which monitors health of premature babies, Citta AI, a remote health monitoring and Precision Grid for monitoring soil and crop yields.
Such health technologies are going to democratised health services in India, said Deep Singhania, advisor to Citta.AI. "These tech startups will reach out to mass population in India and Southeast Asia," he said.
"With our NEO BOT and IoT based device in built with artificial intelligence to predict the onset of infection in pre-symptomatic stage," said Ravneet Kaur, co-founder of iNICO.
About one million of the 27 million babies every year dies with 27 days of life due pre-maturity and infection, she said.
Earlier on Thursday, Modi arrived in Singapore on the last leg of his three-nation tour after a brief halt in Malaysia where he met his newly-elected Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohammad and discussed ways to boost bilateral ties.
On Friday, Modi will hold talks with his Singapore counterpart and pay a courtesy visit to President Halimah Yacob. He will deliver a keynote address at the 17th International Institute for Strategic Studies Shangri-La Dialogue on Friday. He will also visit the Singapore Botanic Gardens where an orchid will be named in his honour.
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