Dr Ting Choon Meng
Doctor, Inventor and Author
Dr Ting is a medical doctor, serial inventor of medical devices and an author. He runs a private GP clinic half a day and devotes the rest to research.
His inventions include - BPro - world first wrist-worn device capable of capturing 24hr BP readings and Pulse waveform analysis both at the same time. This patened invention which is FDA approved has won many global Awards including Technology Pioneer from World Economic Forum. BPro is now commercialized in more than 25 countries in the world.
Dr. Ting's other inventions includes a non-invasive blood glucose monitor, a smart needle for intra-articular injection and a mobile ER vehicle for mass casuality that is now the standard deployment in the Singapore Homeland Defence Force.
Dr. Ting has also pioneered the technique of Visco-supplementation for the treatment of OA knees since 1991. He has done more than 25,000 knees to date and has written a handbook for doctors.
Dr. Ting is also very actively involved in the promotion of innovation culture for the nature.
In April 2008, he founded the Singapore Fellowship of Inventors (S-FOI), together with a core group of members meeting once every monthly. In August 2008, the inaugural INVENT SINGAPRE convention received overwhelming response. IS 09 will be held in Oct 2009. FOI has 100 members and growing.