Gearing up for big business in autonomous solutions

By 2025, Red Dot Robotics founder Joseph Lew wants to commercialise his autonomous solutions and supply them to the world's top 10 airports.
By 2025, Red Dot Robotics founder Joseph Lew wants to commercialise his autonomous solutions and supply them to the world's top 10 airports.PHOTO: RED DOT ROBOTICS

Four years ago, Mr Joseph Lew left a well-paying job at a prestigious research institute and sold his three-bedroom apartment to raise funds to go into business in a relatively new field: unmanned vehicles.

Together with money borrowed from his mother and friends, Mr Lew, 44, pooled over half a million dollars to found Red Dot Robotics.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 10, 2019, with the headline 'Gearing up for big business in autonomous solutions'. Print Edition | Subscribe