Consortium to bolster Australian agtech with digital tools
The three-year project will translate decades of world-class soil research into free digital tools for use by Australian farmers. This will be a big step forward in Australian agtech.
Thailand firm continues investments in proptech start-ups
Apart from the PropTech sandbox, the joint venture firm has budgeted 600 million baht for investing in innovation and technology. The aim is to invest in more start-ups across the world to grow and develop the PropTech arena.
Pregnancy made positive by new app
The app brings together useful local information, activities, ideas to start conversations with whanau, and ways for pregnant women to assess how they are coping.
Malaysian start-ups to get help with digital innovation
The Malaysian roadshow is part of a series of events by the e-commerce giant’s online payment arm in Southeast Asia to help raise awareness of the Enterprise Social Innovation Challenge and to inspire new ideas and innovation in the region.
How prepared is the Australian Public Service for 2030?
The Australian Government commissioned an Independent Review of the Australian Public Service (APS) by Boston Consulting Group. Through a scenario planning exercise, the Group developed four future scenarios in 2030, outlining the potential challenges, present gaps in capabilities and set recommendations. One of the scenarios was advancement in technology.
Malaysia to roll out new high-tech car by 2022
There are hopes that the car will be the catalyst to elevate Cyberjaya from its current state as a mere satellite township for administrative capital Putrajaya to become a technology hub. Moreover, the government will share the prototype with the public, it is hoped, early next year.
Legal consultations made convenient with new app
The app matches the client’s legal problem with the lawyer’s expertise, location and language.
First accelerated patent granted under IPOS’ FinTech Fast Track initiative
Singapore’s Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has granted the Republic’s first accelerated patent under its recently launched FinTech Fast Track initiative. The Initiative slashes application time from years to just months.
HKU and Harvard sign MoU to build laboratory
The medical instrumentation will include microfluidic-based diagnostics, drug delivery and sensor development for the age of precision medicine.
MPA’s initiatives to enhance maritime’s digitalisation
Speaking at the Singapore Registry of Ships Forum, Mr Andrew Tan, Chief Executive, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, stressed the importance of industry transformation.