Budding start-ups and their revolutionary technologies are shaking up the landscape across various sectors. Embracing these innovators as potential growth drivers of the industry, Singapore Airshow will launch its own version of What’s Next with a focus on areas of Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Systems and Cyber Security.

Beyond pitching to potential investors and accelerators, What’s Next serves as a unique platform for them to interact with industry heavyweights, share ideations and establish new business development leads.

AREAS OF INTEREST

Start-ups with product or technology of interest to the companies in smart ports, maritime and naval defence sectors are welcome to participate. These sectors are some of the earliest adopter of technology, and current areas garnering great interest include:

Data Analytics

Cyber Security

Robotics

Artificial Intelligence

Virtual/Augmented Reality

Autonomous Systems

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Robotics

Autonomous Systems

Composites

Alloys

Additive Manufacturing

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ELIGIBILITY

To qualify, the start-up must fulfil the following requirements:

  • Company must be incorporated after 2014

  • Annual revenue of not more than USD 500,000

  • Less than 50 employees

  • First-time exhibitor at Singapore Airshow

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

PAST TESTIMONIALS

For us, it was a significant opportunity to get on a global stage. We were able to showcase our innovations to industry thought leaders, prospective clients and investors from Asia Pacific region and beyond. I would say exhibiting at What’s Next has broadened our scope of customers and generated good publicity, much beyond our expectations.

- Goldbell


Definitely one of the best platforms for start-ups to gain exposure in the aerospace and defence industry. The event is topnotch, with a lot of buzz and activities. We met prospects from different levels of the value chain and generated very good leads! Highly recommended.

- Nslcomm