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Tech for Good Startup Battle

Taking Tech for Good Startups to the Next Level with TIP


Together with TIP (Technology Innovation Pioneers), Innovfest Unbound will showcase the startups working to unlock technology for good. On 27 & 28 June 2019 at Innovfest Unbound, six of the most promising energy and healthcare startups from around the world will gather in Singapore and compete in the Innovfest Unbound Tech for Good Startup Battle.

Businesses are increasingly expected to produce technology that has a positive social and environmental outcome. Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Robotics are all examples of technology being used to create a better world. Unbound puts the spotlight on those who are harnessing technology for the good of people and the planet and explores how tech innovators can be a part of this movement.

When: 27 & 28 June 2019
Where: Marina Bay Sands

The deadline to apply has now passed and we will announce the selected startups soon.


What the Startups Get


  • Six businesses will be invited to participate in the Tech for Good Startup Battle.
  • One overall winner will get the opportunity to travel to Abu Dhabi and take part in TIP (November 2019), initiated by The United Arab Emirates Ministry of Economy and the Department of Economic Development in Abu Dhabi.
  • The winner will be invited to join the TIP with the chance to access network and mentorship, gain investment of up to USD$3M and sign deals with international customers.
  • All applicants will receive 50% off on tickets and standard exhibition space. 

Tech for Good Focus Areas


  • Enhance Quality of Live with Assistive Technologies
  • Combating Child Obesity with Technologies
  • Transforming Healthcare Through Big Data


  • Transforming the Production, Distribution and Consumption of Energy
  • Combatting Single Use Plastics
  • Protect and Conserve the World's Oceans

About TIP


Technology Innovation Pioneers (TIP) is an initiative launched by The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Economy and The Department of Economic Development, Abu Dhabi in line with the UAE Centennial 2071 strategy.

The objective of TIP is to advance the startup and entrepreneurial ecosystem that will solve important challenges in the UAE and the world through breakthrough innovation. This will be achieved through the implementation of a series of bold initiatives across a variety of industry sector.


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TIP's Initiators

The United Arab Emirates Ministry of Economy and the Department of Economic Development in Abu Dhabi has initiated it’s Technology Innovation Program, known as TIP, to accelerate the development of technology and innovation in the Abu Dhabi and the wider UAE. TIP will be a true entrepreneurial ecosystem that will host a yearly conference, awards and events that focuses on pioneers in technology and innovation.


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