Founded by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and NUS Enterprise, the entrepreneurial arm of the National University of Singapore (NUS), PIER71 (Port Innovation Ecosystem Reimagined at BLOCK71) is a catalyst for innovation in the maritime industry. It aims to grow Singapore’s maritime innovation ecosystem by attracting talents, creating opportunities for the exchange of knowledge and ideas, attracting investments into start-ups and accelerating ventures. It designs and delivers programmes to uncover opportunities within the industry and supports entrepreneurs from ideation to acceleration of their ventures.