Singapore’s e-waste management system will adopt the
Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) approach. NEA will set collection
targets for manufacturers and importers to take back a proportion of the
products they put on the market. They will be required to work with
NEA-licensed Producer Responsibility Organisations.
The Government of New Zealand recently announced that it is officially adopting the International Open Data Charter. The move is to confirm the country’s commitment to the practice of openness in government and to ensure that the government-held data is used to help achieve better outcomes for New Zealanders.
Microservices and containers will be adopted for business
agility and uninterrupted operations. The new system will also enable the
visualisation of the health of each individual microservice using built-in
monitoring tools. The WRMS will include a NEA Survey System (NSS), which would support NEA Research and Statistics Department in data collection .
As part of the MOU, a blueprint will be developed for an Islamic
finance-based investment technology platform. INCEIF and MIMOS will collaborate
in ICT R&D, in particular the areas of Big Data Analytics, Deep Learning
The researchers developed
a new class of antimicrobial polymers with a unique killing mechanism that
can target a broad range of multidrug-resistant bacteria. It is biodegradable
and non-toxic to human cells.
Unlike chemotherapy and radiation, the DNA nanorobots
provide a highly precise and targeted treatment method, destroying only the
tumours by cutting off their blood supply, without harming the surrounding
EXCLUSIVE – One year later: SGInnovate continues to nurture deep tech startup ecosystem in Singapore
Founding CEO of SGInnovate Steve Leonard recently gave a presentation on the development of deep tech and how to bridge the gap from research to commercialisation. To learn about the journey of SGInnovate and its role in the Singapore startup ecosystem, OpenGov had a conversation with Mr Steve Leonard at EmTech Asia.
In partnership with Smart Dubai, Dubai Startup Hub launched the 3rd Dubai Smartpreneur Competition.This year, the competition is seeking business ideas in 3 categories, namely Blockchain, AI and Digital Transformation.
The trial was conducted jointly by PSA International, Pacific
International Lines (Pte) Ltd and IBM Singapore. For the next stage, the scope
of the POC will be widened and more participants engaged from the different
nodes of the distribution network that form the supply chain logistics
Mark Ryland, Director, Public Sector Solutions Architecture, at Amazon Web Services (AWS) said that Governments start with things which are considered less sensitive, that they’re less concerned about, such as public facing websites. By building the experience and gaining the knowledge of how to operate securely on a cloud, that helps to build up the confidence to use and bring more sensitive workloads to the cloud.