SMU forges partnerships to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in Vietnam
SMU forged two new partnerships to share its experience in promoting innovation and entrepreneurship with Vietnam, as well as to strengthen innovation and entrepreneurship networks between Singapore and Vietnam.
Smart cities, cybersecurity, e-commerce, trade facilitation in focus at 32nd ASEAN Summit
Recognising the importance of capitalising on the opportunities presented by the digital age, and the need to promote cross-border electronic commerce (eCommerce) in the region, the states are establishing an ASEAN Agreement on E-commerce.
Singapore’s Global Innovation Alliance network expands to Bangkok
Bangkok, led by Enterprise Singapore, will make it easier for Singapore
startups to access the market for business opportunities, drive partnerships
between Singapore and Thai startups to co-create innovative solutions and build
a pipeline of talent for entrepreneurship and innovation.
Precision-targeted marketing through big data enabled machine learning
Traditional systems could no longer be used with the increased volumes of data coming in. Novantas also needed to process and analyse a greater variety of data, such as audio from call center recordings and unstructured text in payments transactions data.
NTU researchers develop technology to reduce noise pollution through open windows
The device detects incoming noise even before it reaches the
window, computes its attributes, and emits a countering sound or “anti-noise”. The
researchers are working with government agencies in Singapore to further
improve the technology to make it viable for commercial and residential
EXCLUSIVE – OpenGov recognises 7 government bodies in the Philippines for excellence in digital transformation
The OpenGov Recognition of Excellence 2018 recognised 7 government agencies and city from the Philippines for improving the lives of citizens through the use of digital technology.
Digital health and big data highlighted in Victoria’s Melbourne Biomedical Precinct Strategic Plan
Melbourne Biomedical Precinct Strategic Plan outlines 3 future directions: (1) implementing digital clinical systems, (2) improving use of health and biomedical data, and (3) mining data for impact.
Chinese Government pushing for integration of Internet technologies with healthcare
top two levels of hospitals within the three-tier hospital system will be
encouraged to provide online services, including consultation, reservation and
test result inquiry. The
health authority intends to issue detailed online hospital regulations by May.
Australia opens new research hub to drive technological advances in medical devices
The ARC Industrial Transformation Research Hub for Advanced Manufacturing of Medical Devices will focus on research partnerships that will develop cost-competitive technologies for the rapid production of medical devices to improve health of Australians and grow the country’s medical devices industry.
ASEAN leaders issue statement on cybersecurity cooperation
In recognition of the growing urgency and sophistication of transboundary cyber threats, ASEAN leaders issued a statement on cybersecurity cooperation.