Ricky Lin is the founder of Life3 Biotech, a start-up company focusing on innovative functional foods and beverages through the use of natural plant-based ingredients; to address health concerns such as cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and osteoporosis attributed to poor nutrition and lifestyle habits. Life3's work on plant-based protein as an alternative to meat, bagged two out of five awards in the Singapore Food Innovation Product Award 2016 and 2018. Their work has also been exclusively featured by the various media platform such as TechInnovation Singapore, Channel News Asia, Today, Asia Pacific Food Industry, The Edge Singapore as well as The South China Morning Post.
Prior to Life3, Ricky was a staff officer with the Singapore Armed Forces; he led the working group in HQ Supply for the essential ration supplies and nutritional support to optimise the soldiers' performance in local and overseas environment. He subsequently worked at Hendon Energy’s international trading desk, covering the physical and OTC commodities market.
Apart from work, Ricky actively contributes to the local and international community over the last 10 years. From leading the West Coast-Ayer Rajah GRC Youth Executive Committee as the Chairperson to serving as the District Councillor to Mayor of South East Community Development Council, Ricky believes in championing changes through innovation and collaboration in cross-disciplinary studies.
Made in Singapore: Health and Life Sciences Edition
Join us in a panel discussion with innovators and entrepreneurs on the challenges they are solving in the area of healthcare and life sciences.