Young Inventors Shine!

The 30th Tan Kah Kee Young Inventors’ Award (TKKYIA) Presentation Ceremony and Exhibition was held at the Science Centre Singapore on Sat, 28 May 2016 with nearly 160 participants in attendance. TKKYIA attracted 810 entries this year across five sections: Junior Student (Below 13 years old); Student (Below 19 years old); Senior Student (Below 25…

Building Singapore’s future with STEM!

SG50 Inventions Camp! Held at the beautiful National Design Centre Singapore, 90 children joined hands with industry experts to design and create awesome products for Singapore’s future. They were given an engaging guided hands on tour of Fifty years of Singapore Design exhibition, special guest speakers were brought in to inspire their creative thinking and…

What the chindogu!

The Japanese ruled the innovation roost back in the day! Remember how revolutionary the Sony walkman, discman and mini-disc player were? Man, those products created quite a stir, kinda like these inventions below—only, they were a lot more revolutionary (with the exception of the awesome banana travel case of course!)       Check out…

My two cents worth | Book review

Invent: It’s in You Published by Science Centre Singapore ISBN 978-981-08-6519-1 Unedited publications authored by engineers and scientists usually leave me cringing as I painstakingly pore over the content. But not this one! Written by an engineer, scientist and inventor, this delightful read gets a thumbs-up from me. It’s a no-frills book that doesn’t try…