“Partnerships between the public and private sector can play a huge role – not only in outlining and implementing data regulations and identifying security risks, but tapping on the private sectors’ expertise in training and skills development.”
Singapore moves ahead on smart mobility – Autonomous scheduled and on-demand public transport by 2022; first AV test centre opened
The autonomous on-demand services will enhance first and last mile connectivity and will be particularly useful for the elderly, families with young children and the less mobile.
Singapore expands its Global Innovation Alliance to Beijing to help Singapore tech companies access opportunities in China
GIA (Beijing) will facilitate access to talent, capital, customers and partners in major innovation hubs within China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Suzhou and Wuhan.
SGInnovate to focus on Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and MedTech and invest in 20 deep tech startups during 2018
“SGInnovate is itself
a startup and, to echo DPM Tharman’s point when he launched us last year, we
will keep prototyping and pivoting in the coming years.”
Philippines Business Data Bank launched by DOF, DICT and DILG to streamline application and renewal of business permits
The PBDB system is
among three major initiatives of the DOF, as lead agency of the government’s
anti-red tape program (ARTA) to improve the ease of doing business in the
Each individual will have a personalised account for their learning and career plans, which can follow them through life.
The most popular stories were on topics ranging from Healthcare ICT and e-payments to artificial intelligence and exploration of a radical new model of government services.
EXCLUSIVE – How EDB’s Smart Industry Readiness Index aims to empower Singapore’s manufacturing companies for implementing Industry 4.0 strategies
A conversation with Mr. Lim Kok Kiang, Assistant Managing Director of EDB and Dr. Andreas Hauser, Director, Digital Service at TÜV SÜD.
In a blog post, Kaspar Korjus, Managing Director of Estonia’s
e-Residency programme explores three use cases: community estcoin, identity
estcoin and Euro estcoin.
New Universal Service Guarantee being developed in Australia to ensure access to voice and broadband services for all citizens
This will be delivered on a commercial basis by the market
in the first instance, and where this cannot be achieved, options will be
developed for targeted Government measures.