SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 19 December 2019 - Enterprise Asia
announced the winners of the International Innovation Awards (IIA) 2019 in
Singapore. IIA is among the most coveted global awards for innovation, and aims
to recognize best innovations in the categories of Product, Service &
Solution, and Organization & Culture. Thirty-five products, services and
organizations are named as award winners from over 160 submissions.
notable recipients are Malaysia's AIA Bhd, Taiwan's HIWIN Technologies Corp.,
Singapore's Olam International Ltd., Philippines' Unilever, Indonesia's PT MRT
Jakarta, Thailand's Thai Beverage Public Company Limited and United Arab
Emirates' Roads and Transport Authority.
This year, Thailand
emerged as the biggest winner with a total of twelve propelling winning innovations.
Thai Beverage Public Company Limited, who is
awarded under the Organization & Culture Category showcasing its winning
innovation 'C asean', a collaborative platform for sustainable development in
which not only engage people but also create networks and eco-systems for collaboration.
Furthermore, Bangkok Dusit Medical Services is honoured in the Service & Solution
Category with BDMS Emergency Services (BES), an emergency medical mobile
hospital, providing prompt treatment for accident victims or those in critical condition. Metropolitan Waterworks Authority (MWA) Thailand's
recognition of 'Chlorine Next', a user-friendly mobile application invented to
be used as a single control point for chorine dosing in water distribution
system is also accredited in the Service and Solution Category.
Further distinguished Thai winners from the Product Category are Aiyara Planet Co., Ltd. with AIYARA CASHEWY, Fractal-Thailand Co., Ltd. with FRACTAL SHADE, Mommylicious 24 Co., Ltd.
with Mommylicious Juice - Super Huaplee Plus, Nature Idea Co., Ltd. with La
Vita Vital Bright Facial Serum, Sun Group (Thailand) Co., Ltd. with No Antibiotics Ever
and Herb Fed Chicken, Verena International Co., Ltd. with Nutroxsun.
Leading the Service & Solution Category Thai winners are Beyond Laboratory
Co., Ltd. with Beyond Great Service Systems, MICE & Communication Co., Ltd.
with Bangsaen21 Face Search Technology, Zarina Group Public Company Limited
with THONGMA Gold Saving by ZARINA.
not conventional 'innovations'. When we set out to identify winners of the IIA,
our goal is to present a broad spectrum of innovations that could spur greater
innovation in the recipients' respective countries and industries. Just as
innovation itself is continuously self-redefining, the awards are meant to
promote continuity in innovation", said Dato' William Ng, president of
judging panel include Martin Daffner, founder of Innobrix, Professor Nadia Thalmann of Nanyang Technological
University, Professor Natcha Thawesaengskulthai of Chulalongkorn University,
Makoto Shibata of FINOLAB, The FinTech Center of Tokyo and Anna Simpson of Flux
IIA 2019 is
supported by Singapore Tourism Board through Singapore Exhibition &
Convention Bureau, Eastern European Chamber of Commerce (Singapore), The
Coordinating Secretariat for Science, Technology and Innovation (COSTI) under
the Ministry of Science, Technology and Research, Sri Lanka, Malaysian
Investment Development Authority (MIDA), Ministry of Energy, Science,
Technology, Environment & Climate Change (MESTECC), Malaysia, Malaysian
Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC), National Institute of
Entrepreneurship and Innovation (NIEI), Royal of Cambodia, Singapore Malay
Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SMCCI) and Singapore-Thai Chamber of
information on the International Innovation Awards 2019, please visit www.innovationaward.org
About Enterprise Asia
Asia strives to create an Asia that is rich in entrepreneurship as an engine
towards sustainable and progressive economic and social development reinforced
by its strong pillars of: Democratizing Entrepreneurship, Institutionalizing
Sustainability and Empowering Innovation.
About International Innovation Awards
International Innovation Awards is an annual regional recognition program that
recognizes outstanding innovations, and in the process, encouraging
organizations to continue investing in innovations.