Singapore Expands Support to Local Firms for Overseas R&D Projects
The A*Star talent secondment scheme will be enhanced to support local enterprises in international R&D initiatives, allowing them to improve in-house R&D capabilities and increase their competitiveness.
Domestic Firms Occupy More Space in Vietnam’s Cybersecurity Market
The ratio of Vietnamese-developed information security and cybersecurity products in the domestic market rose to 91% in 2020 from only 5% in 2015 and is expected to reach 100% by the end of this year.
AI Records Data on Species to Monitor Biodiversity
U.S. researchers collaborate to study to track long-term trends in animal populations over large areas by deploying autonomous recording equipment to gain a lot more data in a short period of time.
Promoting Innovation and Entrepreneurship in HK
CityU and HKSTP have agreed to collaborate to launch collaborative programmes in HK and the GBA and will partner on nurturing talent and promoting tech transfer, enterprise innovation as well as I&T.
Tech to Provide Safe Water in Philippine Rural Areas
Recognising the need for safe water in the Philippines, DOST intends to supply it to communities by introducing innovative technologies and a project that would help citizens in rural regions.
Indian Institute of Technology (Guwahati), Oil India Collaborate to Develop Tech in Energy Sector
The Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati and Oil India recently inked a memorandum of understanding to collaborate in the development and introduction of modern technologies in energy and related sectors.
Taiwan, Cambodia Collaborate to Expand Fintech
Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs sponsored and witnessed a partnership between Taiwanese and Cambodian companies to expand the use of fintech in Cambodia and provide an excellent customer experience.
The Philippines and United Kingdom to Strengthen Science and Technology Ties
The nations are partnering to strengthen their scientific and technological partnership in fields such as health, artificial intelligence, space technologies and engineering biology.
China Encourages More Government Services to Go Digital
In an effort to digitalise more government services, China has developed a guideline that pushes the integrated online system that has high-demand services in many key areas, such as education and healthcare.
Indonesia Deploys Vaccine Car Pilot Project for Local Communities in West Java
Indonesia’s Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy has deployed vaccination vehicle services to provide entertainment and encourage people to visit immunisation facilities in areas where vaccine coverage is low.