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Semi-Finals – 18 Aug 2016

We are pleased that the semi-finals was successfully carried out yesterday (18 Aug 2016).  This would not have been possible without the support and contribution from everyone involved in this challenge. We would like to extend our gratitude and heartfelt thanks to: All participants for taking time off to prepare and present your ideas/prototypes The […]

Briefing and Networking Sessions for PHASE 2

  The organisers have arranged the briefing and networking sessions on the following dates for the core teams: 6 June 2016 Tan Tock Seng Hospital: 4.30 – 5.30 pm Venue: TTSH Annex 1, Level 4, L4-N-M006 (Middleton) 7 June 2016 Singapore General Hospital: 12.30 – 1.30 pm Venue: Academia Level 1, Seminar Room L1-S4 9 June 2016 […]

General Announcement for PHASE 2

Our heartiest congratulations to the teams whose concepts have been selected to move on to Phase 2 of HIT Challenge 2016! Out of the 132 concepts received, 118 were accepted for Phase 2. The organisers are now in the process of working with the participating Institutes of Higher Learning (IHLs) to review the list of […]

Phase 1 – Idea Generation Closed

The concept submission was extended from 18 April to 30 April 2016, and is now officially closed. The organisers are heartened by the overwhelming response to the submission.  Over 130 concepts were received and teams will be informed of the outcome of their submission in due course. Thank you for your participation and support!

Gaming technology to be used more in healthcare industry

Report by Today Online – Finding out which type of cooking oil or meat is best for your health may soon be a matter of playing a supermarket simulation game on your phone. The game, part of an application prototype called Kan-Cheong for Health, is an example of how gaming technology is steadily being used […]

Get set to play more healthcare games

Report by The Straits Times – If you are in a supermarket facing shelf after shelf of cooking oil, how do you pick the healthiest one? You could soon learn how to choose between canola, coconut, palm and sunflower oil by playing Buy Which? on your smartphone. This is a prototype “serious game” created by […]

NHG-SGA-IDA Ink MOI and Launch HIT Challenge 2016

National Healthcare Group (NHG), Serious Games Association (SGA) and Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) officially launched the inaugural Health Innovation Technology (HIT) Challenge today. The national competition is the brainchild of the tripartite which also signed a Memorandum of Intent (MOI) to formalise collaboration in the area of serious game application for healthcare. >> […]