ASTRI and Cyberport partner to unleash tech potential of Hong Kong’s start-ups

ASTRI and Cyberport partner to unleash tech potential of Hong Kong's start-ups

Applied
Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI)
remains committed to its mission of enhancing Hong Kong’s global
competitiveness with the power of technology, working as an important
facilitator of Hong Kong’s I&T development. The partnership with Cyberport
aims to provide a platform for innovation catalysts to connect with innovation
drivers.

Western Australia positions itself as a home for the new Australian Space Agency

Western Australia positions itself as a home for the new Australian Space Agency

WA has already been involved in
the space industry for nearly 60 years. 
It has been included in major projects such as the European Space
Agency’s ground station at New Norcia, a range of commercial space communications
stations, the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, and the International Centre for
Radio Astronomy Research. Currently, 74 international and Australian companies
that are operating in space and space-related services have a presence in WA.

Singapore’s National Parks Board to step up use of technology for greenery management

Singapore’s National Parks Board to step up use of technology for greenery management

NParks unveiled a digitalisation master-plan that will leverage new technologies to improve the quality of care provided to Singapore’s
greenery. The master-plan includes tech like GPS trackers, sensors, cameras, 3D models, a Smart irrigation system, and more. NParks’ master-plan will
consolidate its technology and research in database that will information on park planning and facilities data, tree information, biodiversity data, vegetation maps and satellite maps.

New Zealand Government launches initiative to benefit electric car drivers

New Zealand Government launches initiative to benefit electric car drivers

EVRoam a live database collated by the NZ Transport Agency from
real-time data will be fed directly from all safe and monitored public charge
points. This initiative aims to give people practical tools to
confidently drive an electric car all over the country and be assured access to power to manage the distance.Drivers are informed the about active charging stations nearby.

Hong Kong’s PolyU and Shenzhen University jointly establish The Greater Bay Area International Institute for Innovation

Hong Kong’s PolyU and Shenzhen University jointly establish The Greater Bay Area International Institute for Innovation

PolyU
and SZU partner to establish GBA Innovation Hub to foster new and
ground-breaking technologies and innovations to help contribute to Hong Kong’s
mission of developing the Greater Bay Area. Leveraging the resources of both
universities, and in collaboration with renowned institutions and enterprises
worldwide, the Institute will provide a solid platform for nurturing innovative
technology talents.