New investments into deep tech for Singapore

In strengthening its Deep Tech Nexus Strategy with new deep tech investments and learning opportunities, SGInnovate shows commitment to investment and human capital to Singapore’s flourishing deep tech ecosystem.

New cybersecurity diploma to address skills gap

This qualification is a win-win as recipients are given the opportunity to get into a rich and rewarding career and at the same time develop a strong and capable cyber security workforce in New Zealand. This could also be a growth export service if New Zealand puts effort into this area.

VR as a sustainable teaching tool

The Simulation Technology Evaluation Pilot (STEP) Program is introduced to better understand how the next generation of digital simulation technologies can be utilised. These technologies will be allowing a level of training and experience that would normally be too dangerous or too expensive.

Tech, legal, banking and engineering talent high in demand in Malaysia

A more competitive marketplace means a greater push for companies to embark on aggressive digital transformation initiatives to stay relevant and improve business processes. Thus, companies are expected to increase investment in new systems and talent development to create a greater presence online.

Tech Boost for Travel Agent Industry

Travel agencies are getting a tech boost as part of the Travel Agent Roadmap launched in August 2016. The slew of new initiatives will transform businesses to become digitally enabled and improve their human resource management strategy.

Philippines partners with China for sub-marine broadband

This partnership will utilise the Department’s existing cable landing station together with the telecom’s submarine cable. The facility will use fibre optics technology to carry signal and digital data including telephone and internet traffic by a submarine cable stretching across the oceans.

Winners of first Singapore-India Hackathon Announced

Organised by a subsidiary of NTU and All India Council for Technical Education, a total of twenty teams from India and Singapore battled it out to develop creative and innovative solutions for a “Smart Campus”.

Solving biological and biomedical problems through computer science

Bioinformatics is a relatively new field of study that combines elements of biology and computer science. It has real-world applications in the development of personalised and preventative medicine, drug development, evolutionary studies, climate change, and waste clean-up, among others.