Victoria launches innovation hub to strengthen economy by providing startups with a supportive environment
The Victorian Innovation Hub will give home to 360 of Australia’s top startups,
accelerators and incubators giving them the help they need to expand, network
and be in a supportive environment. The hub will be bringing together leading startups across a range of
sectors that include medtech, agtech, fintech and cybersecurity.
The LUNGO! Jogja application uses GIS
technology to respond to the need of travellers to get tourism recommendations
that are catered to their preference. The Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) student
won an opportunity to attend the Esri User Conference in San Diego, California
for her smart tourism application, called LUNGO! Jogja.
Singapore and Republic of Kore signed three Memoranda of Understanding
(MoUs) today to promote greater economic
collaboration in the areas of trade, industry, and
energy. The MoUs commit both countries to working
together to reach a substantive conclusion of the Regional Comprehensive
Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations by this year.
National Broadcasting Telecommunications Commission to prepare Thailand for 5G implementation by 2020
Implementation of 5G technology will enable the development of an IoT
ecosystem, as well as the transformation of critical industries such as manufacturing,
energy and utilities. NBTC
is tasked to make this possible by developing infrastructure as well as
informing the people through forums.
Indonesia’s Institut Teknologi Bandung signs MoU for utilisation of science and technology in geospatial information
Memorandum of Understanding aims to strengthen cooperation between the two organisations
in the utilisation of science and technology in geospatial information. It will
cover sharing of geospatial data, research and development of science and technology,
and the development of network nodes and the dissemination of information.
Indian Minister of State, Micro Small & Medium
Enterprises and Minister of SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) and Start-ups
of the Republic of Korea, inaugurated an India-Korea Technology Exchange Centre
in New Delhi. The establishment of the Centre is a step towards bolstering
bilateral cooperation between the two countries in the Micro, Medium and Small
Enterprises (MSME) sector.
Reports on Hong Kong’s Smart City Blueprint
acknowledge that provisions are being made to integrate road, rail, tunnel and
airport infrastructure. However, little is known about how developers plan to
connect and enhance Hong Kong’s other world-renowned piece of infrastructure,
the container port in Kwai Tsing.
Enterprise Singapore and German Accelerator partner to boost start-up collaboration between Singapore and Germany
Following an MoU signed by Enterprise Singapore and German Accelerator Southeast Asia, the two will collaborate to boost market access and develop deep tech innovation to ensure that start-ups in Singapore have access to a wide range of proficient global talent to support their tech innovations.