Based at Block 79 LaunchPad @ one-north, Hatch was launched as HTX’s innovation centre for public safety and security on 30 May 2023 by Minister K. Shanmugam, Minister of Home Affairs and Minister of Law.

Hatch serves as a collaborative platform between the Home Team and global start-ups on the development of innovations. Through its programmes, Hatch seeks to examine, validate, and accelerate technologies from global start-ups, and across industries and sectors, towards innovative capabilities in public safety and security.

Established in collaboration with Tel Aviv based innovation platform, SOSA, Hatch’s activities include:

  1. Hatch & Match, an active scouting programme to curate global start-up technologies with a potential for innovations public safety and security, and;
  2. An Open Innovation Challenge to crowdsource and validate innovative technologies from global start-ups for public safety and security challenges.

For more information on Hatch, please refer to its website: