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 the NHG Innovation & Enterprise Ecosystem (3)

Singapore Biodesign has partnered with the National Healthcare Group’s (NHG) Centre for Medical Technologies and Innovations (CMTi), for an upcoming Open Access Lecture (OAL) Clinician Innovator Series. 

Innovation has been identified as the primary driver for economic and healthcare transformation. Singapore is known in the region and beyond to be an ideal place to create, curate, test, and introduce innovative solutions with its thriving ecosystem that is grounded on a robust network of talent, research and development.

We will discuss NHG’s strategy and efforts to improve healthcare delivery to the population, and how it supports healthcare professionals to tap on creativity and technology to address today’s unmet healthcare needs.

We have invited key thought leaders within the NHG ecosystem to share their insights:

  • Associate Professor Tey Hong Liang, Clinical Director, CMTi, NHG; Head of Research and Senior Consultant, NSC; co-Director Skin Research, LKCMedicine, NTU
  • Adjunct Associate Professor Yong Keng Kwang, Group Chief Nurse, NHG Group Nursing; Member, CMTi Committee, NHG
  • Mr Christopher Soh, Deputy Director of Nursing; Lead, Centre for Asian Nursing Studies Innovation Faculty; Lead, Nursing Innovation Bunch, TTSH
  • Ms Wendy Leong, Senior Nurse Manager, Nursing Service (Quality); Member, Digital Innovation Technologies Workgroup, TTSH
  • Dr Michael Ho, Head, Innovation & Strategy, National Health Innovation Centre Singapore


Date/Time Lecture Title Flyers
Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 OAL-Cl with National Healthcare Group (NHG),
Centre for Medical Technologies and Innovations (CMTi)
January, 2023 (TBA) 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