Open Access Lectures

Singapore Biodesign Open Access Lecture (OAL) provides a platform for industry experts to share their knowledge and insights on current trends within the Health and MedTech space. 

This interactive series delivers an overview of Health and MedTech Innovation coupled with real-life case studies.

Building an Environment for Healthcare Innovations (4)

In today's digital era, data plays a pivotal role in shaping the future of healthcare. However, the quality and cleanliness of data are paramount for successful implementation and utilization of AI technologies in healthcare settings. This lecture series aims to highlight the significance of clean data and its impact on developing efficient and reliable digital health solutions.

This session will deep dive into various aspects, including understanding the importance of clean data in the context of digital health, exploring the challenges associated with data quality, and the essential role of data cleaning processes.

The session will provide valuable insights into the following topics:

  • Understanding the importance of clean data in the context of digital health
  • Exploring the challenges associated with data quality and data cleaning processes
  • Leveraging AI and machine learning algorithms to enhance data cleaning and preprocessing techniques
  • Real-world case studies highlighting the role of clean data in improving healthcare outcomes
  • Best practices for ensuring data cleanliness in digital health initiatives


  • A/Prof Ngiam Kee Yuan, Group Chief Technology Officer, National University Health System
  • Dr Matthew Howard, Head of Healthcare Data Science, International, Amazon Web Services


  • Dr Lee Phin Peng, Deputy Programme Director, Singapore Biodesign


Date/Time Lecture Title Flyers
June 2023 (TBC) OAL-CI with Hospital Cluster  N.A.



Date/Time Lecture Title Flyers
Jul 7, 2021 The Evolution of the Use of Data in Healthcare
Dr Raghav Sundar, Consultant, Department of Haematology-Oncology, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore

Dr Su-Peing Ng, VP Global Medical Head @Sanofi Pasteur

Dr Ian Mathews, Deputy Group Chief Technology Officer, NUHS; Consultant, Emergency Medicine, NUHS; Assistant Professor, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Aug 18, 2021 Introduction to Biodesign in Innovation 
Dr Yona Vaisbuch, Founder, Programme Director and Chief Clinical Officer, Biodesign Israel; Otology Neurotolgy Clinical Instructor, Stanford University School of Medicine Otology; Neurotology Surgeon, Rambam Health Care Campus

Mr Biten Kathrani, Head of R&D for Global Myopia, Beauty Contact Lens and Asia Pacific & Japan, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care
Sep 29, 2021 Introduction to China MedTech for Innovators/Startups in Singapore 
Mr Peh Ruey Feng, CEO, G Vascular; SB Founding Faculty and Fellow Mentor

Mr Sean Zhang, Vice President, Business Development, Genesis MedTech

Mr Tan Chuan Seng, Centre Director, A*STAR Partner Centre              
Feb 16, 2022 Digital Transformation in the Healthcare Industry: Experiences with AI
A/Prof Daniel Ting, Director of AI Program, SingHealth

A/Prof Derrick Chan, Senior Consultant of Paediatric Neurology, KK Woman's and Children's Hospital 

Adj Asst/Prof Lim Hong Shen, Head of Health Management, EVYD