Data Innovation Challenge

Data Innovation Challenge is an initiative by the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore to connect User Enterprises and Data Providers with Data Specialists, ICT companies, Research Institutes, and IHLs to develop prototypes, proof-of-concepts, so as to harness the value of data for their business. DEXTRA is the platform created by Newton Circus in support of the initiative. Find out more.
  • Data Specialists

    Data Specialists

    
Gain access to a diverse range of interesting datasets, experiment with different techniques, and compete against each other to produce the best models in exchange for cash prizes.

  • Global Lead Users

    Global Lead Users

    Achieve the best business outcomes by hosting Challenges. Crowdsource solutions for your business problems with our community of data specialists.

  • Industry Partners

    Industry Partners

    
Reach out to your end-users by providing tools and resources that enable participants to create superior models and better solutions for DEXTRA Challenges.

Data Specialists

Data Specialists

Participate in DEXTRA Challenges to collaborate and learn with a whole community of data specialists. You are invited to learn from the best in the field, and get introduced to new tools and techniques.

You will gain access to large amounts of interesting datasets provided by our Challenge Hosts, which you will work on to derive solutions for some of the world’s most thought-provoking problems.

In DEXTRA Challenges, stand to win cash prizes in exchange for your winning solution or algorithm! There are also opportunities for you to have your models approved for further prototyping.

Global Lead Users

Global Lead Users

As a Challenge Host, your organization can tap on DEXTRA’s community of data specialists to help solve your data-driven business problems. Draw from the widest pool of data specialists with an online challenge. DEXTRA will support you in refining your business problem to best leverage on our network to harness the full potential of your organisation’s data.

If you are dealing with highly sensitive data, host a closed-door competition in our secure partner facilities.

Industry Partners

Industry Partners

Reach out to your end-users by providing tools and resources to enable our Participants to create superior models and better solutions for DEXTRA Challenges.

Equip our Data Specialists with the necessary know-how through Workshops and the DEXTRA Blog, and interact with them to better understand their needs and requirements.

DEXTRA is a great platform for you to meet users you would not have otherwise met, and gain insights from a community that matters. Find out more.

Innovation Challenges

Innovation Challenges

At DEXTRA, we believe in tapping the potential of the crowd to solve industry’s difficult business problems.

We run challenges to help find the best and most innovative predictive models. Rather than being limited by the resources of your in-house data team, or the expense of hiring external consultants, DEXTRA provides an on-demand community of data specialists - each competing against the other – which drives the best and most accurate model and pushes the community towards continued excellence. Take part in a challenge.

Hackathons

Hackathons

DEXTRA Hackathons take place over a weekend and will involve a theme, around business problems that require solutions. At the end of the weekend event, original innovations with accompanying software applications will be developed, and these ideas would be pitched to a panel of judges. Prizes at huge hackathons could include up to tens of thousands of dollars in pre-seed funding to bring the prototype forward.

This is a great platform for data specialists to meet developers and industry experts, collaborate with experts from others fields as well as bring data analytics to the next level by developing prototypes.

Workshops

Workshops

DEXTRA Workshops is a great platform to meet new members within the community, keep abreast of new tools available and learn about upcoming business competitions.

To keep our Community consistently engaged and updated of the latest technologies in the market, DEXTRA Workshops will showcase state-of-the-art as well as upcoming tool and technological capabilities, sharing sessions on best practices for data analytics, and hands-on workshops to equip our Data Specialists. Find out more.

Blog

Blog

A channel for discussions and sharing of information between members in our DEXTRA Community, such as data specialists, researchers, enterprises, research institutes, technology solution providers, as well as corporate and institutional partners. Updates on DEXTRA activities, as well as developments in Data Science and Business Analytics will be shared, keeping our Community up-to-date and engaged on what's going on in this space. Read our blog.

DEX

DEX

You will also gain access a wide range of data sets in the DEX, an online data exchange and marketplace, which plays host to a wealth of datasets from the public and private sectors. Participants can use the data on DEX to complement their solutions and make for better predictive models.

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