Singapore's budding start-ups: SenzeHub

Health-tech firm uses wearables to monitor patients' conditions

Thousands of jobs are up for grabs in Singapore's booming start-up ecosystem, as firms seek out new growth opportunities in the changing economic landscape amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Straits Times looks at promising Singapore start-ups in the third part of a four-part series.

SenzeHub founder and chief executive George Heng (in blue-green top) and chief marketing officer Andrew Schill posing with the Internet-of-Things-enabled watches. These monitor patients' vital signs such as heart rate and temperature. ST PHOTO: GAVIN
SenzeHub founder and chief executive George Heng (in blue-green top) and chief marketing officer Andrew Schill posing with the Internet-of-Things-enabled watches. These monitor patients' vital signs such as heart rate and temperature. ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO

Health-tech start-up SenzeHub develops wearables that monitor patients' vital signs such as heart rate and temperature. These devices help to flag any deterioration in the user's condition and provide an early alert for emergencies.

The Singapore-headquartered firm was set up last year after responding to an innovation challenge by Intellectual Property Intermediary, a non-profit organisation established by the Ministry of Trade and Industry.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 21, 2020, with the headline 'Health-tech firm uses wearables to monitor patients' conditions'. Print Edition | Subscribe