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18 Degrees Lab Pte Ltd

Specializing in 2-Factor Authentication (2FA) technology using mobile devices as authentication factors, 18 Degrees Lab was founded in August 2014 in Singapore by a team of researchers with a firm belief in online security and privacy. 18 Degrees Lab aims to equip end users with the most secure, user-friendly and cost-effective 2FA solution available.


9 Degrees Freedom

9 Degrees Freedom is an A*STAR spin-off founded in February 2012 by the duo of a local entrepreneur and researcher with a passion for innovative lifestyle sports technologies.


ACM Biolabs

The synthetic biology company based locally specializes in providing customized membrane protein products, services and expertise for drug discovery, diagnostics, and biomedical applications. ACM Biolabs is backed by an international team of scientists with diverse interdisciplinary backgrounds in synthetic chemistry, materials science, nanotechnology, cell signaling, and immunology.



Adigenics specializes in adipose tissue and adipose stem cell banking, with a commitment to providing a storage platform that is high-quality, reliable, and delivered to meet individual customers' needs. The company aims to become a leading resource centre in promoting the value of personalized adipose tissue and its derived products.


Advent Access

Advent Access is a medical device startup pioneering innovations to preserve vascular access, improve quality of life and reduce overall cost of hemodialysis for kidney failure patients in Asia and across the world.


Aksaas Pte Ltd

The first target market is Intellectual Property IP Management. The company provides customised serviced systems to IP law firms and technology transfer offices, based on its business solution platform to manage workflow, accounting documents and contacts. Aksaas has launched LIVESME, to move into its second market in office automation. LIVESME is an affordable business platform that targets at SMEs to jump start their business operation. LIVESME improves productivity by automating your operations from payroll to customer orders.


Algo Access

Assisting businesses to succeed, Algo Access has a passion for building intelligent applications. Delivering solutions as cloud-based services, the company helps its customers in automating services.


AMI HealthTech

AMI HealthTech is a spin-off from A*STAR providing clinically validated cloud based medical data-management and information sharing solutions, designed for clinicians in collaboration with clinicians. Addressing unmet needs, the company's solutions have elicited interests from Asia-Pacific based hospitals and health care institutions.



Ampotech is a Singapore-based company launched in 2015 that develops both hardware and software focusing on managing energy for the building industry. The company has developed patent-pending technology for energy monitoring down to the circuit level over the cloud, with easy non-invasive installation.


ASTrio Pte Ltd

ASTrio is an industry IT solutions provider specializing in design and development of supervisory control, real-time networked control and optimization and information integration systems in various industrial sectors.


Atentiv Therapeutics Inc

Atentiv is a US based company focused on providing children, adults and educators with personalized educational digital learning tools to significantly improve personal productivity in the home, classroom, work and life. The Atentiv™ System platform enables the capture and use of precise measurements of cognitive levels using a non invasive direct brain-to-computer interface (BCI) technology. Product applications can be experienced by multiple participants with access to a client (Windows, MAC, tablet or mobile), an internet connection and a customized head band sold by Atentiv. The core technology of the Atentiv™ System was developed by researchers at the Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R) of A*star and Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore


Baldr Biosystems

The company was set up by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) of A*Star for a portable system that provides laboratory-quality testing for the developing market. The Virtual Reaction Chamber (VRC) is a compact, low-cost, portable and highly accurate pathogen detection device that has been industry validated and coupled with a novel low powered thermal management system. Only 10W of power is needed to perform quantitative, real-time, reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction and as little as 2W for isothermal amplification protocols.


BLC Solutions Pte Ltd

BLC Solution’s technology, TrueOrdersTM, manages the entire design-to-manufacturing process in discrete manufacturing industries.Targeting at SMEs, TrueOrdersTM helps to integrate, manage and control design tasks, CAD files, work processes, production resources and product lifecycles within a fully integrated framework. It also enables SMEs to manage their entire businesses and manufacturing operations seamlessly over the internet.


BuzzCity Pte Ltd

BuzzCity is a global advertising network reaching millions of consumers on mobile platforms and having the ability to shape the insights gathered in the process into mobile/internet marketing strategies. These services are delivered using text messaging (SMS) in 40 countries, by advanced technologies such as GPRS, WAP and MMS. The company’s product, myGamma, is an international wireless networking community with paid membership. myGamma provides many avenues for members to interact, broaden their social circles and maintain their mobility. It also provides merchants with a unified platform for content owners and providers to sell their online merchandise.


Capax Communications

Capax Communications is a Singapore-based company that specializes in mobile cellular, radiotelephony and other wireless telecommunications technology and activities.


Cellsievo Pte Ltd

Cellsievo was founded in 2011 by a team of researchers at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) of A*STAR. The company provides products and solutions for non-invasive cancer diagnostics by utilizing circulating tumor cells in human blood as a biomarker. The cancer cells can be captured on top of a smooth microsieve surface that simplifies the process of cancer cell identification and avoids damaging them during cell retrieval for downstream analyses.


Clearbridge VitalSigns

Clearbridge VitalSigns is a company specialising in human vital signs monitoring (ECG heart monitor). Funded by A*STAR, the company has developed a low-powered, fully-integrated, seven-day continuous, ECG recording device. The innovative product is lightweight and can be used by professional athletes who undergo strenuous physical training, in addition to easing the discomfort of patients with heart problems caused by current cardiac monitoring devices.


Common Town Pte Ltd

The company provides an array of service from portal solutions, e-learning solutions, e-community services and content management system. It is able to provide customized solutions from concept development and graphic design, to a fully secure and functional web implementation.


Curiox Biosystems Pte Ltd

Curiox Biosystems is a bioinstrumentation company enabling the miniaturization of heterogeneous bioassay for researchers working in life sciences, drug discovery, and diagnostics.


Delta Optics Technologies Pte Ltd

Delta Optics Technologies is a company spun off from Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech) to better support the optical & molding industries with states-of-the-art technologies. The company focuses on ultra-precision machining of optical mold inserts for injection molding of plastic lenses and prototyping of plastic lenses, lenses/mirror of soft and hard material and surfaces with micro features.


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