New platform developed for faster access to reliable spatial information for Australia's emergency response agencies
The platform gives emergency response agencies access to an authoritative, national view of a range of hazards including bushfires, floods and storms.
Nine Australian SMEs to receive AU$8.75 million in grants to develop and test innovative solutions to public sector challenges
Challenges include digitally enabled community engagement in policy and programme design and national sharing of information across jurisdictions to ensure child safety.
100 preschool services selected to receive digital, play-based learning experiences under STEM Australia (ELSA) pilot
Children at the 100 pilot preschools will have access to four play-based ELSA apps aligned with the Early Years Learning Framework.
World Bank Report studies impact of Industry 4.0 technologies on viability of manufacturing-led development
The report identifies ‘servicification’ of manufacturing as a key trend, driven by the generation of data and its subsequent use in smart factories.
Five teams win Startup SG grants of S$600,000 at SPRING Singapore’s inaugural global startup competition
The global startups will bring unique and innovative skillsets, talent, and networks to bolster Singapore’s position as a leading startup hub.
The Defence Innovation Hub and the Next Generation Technologies Fund are the two core initiatives of the new Defence Innovation System.
The programme will leverage ARTC’s Model Factory, as well as A*STAR’s other relevant capabilities to test-bed new technology applications for the aerospace industry.
Singapore’s Electronics Industry Transformation Map aims for manufacturing value-add of S$22.2 billion by 2020
The transformation of the electronics industry is also expected to create 2,100 new PMET (Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians) jobs by 2020.
The strategy, which outlines how ASIC will capture, share and use data, is intended to transition ASIC into a more data-driven and intelligence-led organisation.
“We look forward to tapping on the CSAP’s expertise to help ensure that Singapore’s financial sector remains dynamic and secure in an increasingly digital world.”