Posts in category

Lah!


Coronavirus And The Digital Economy

Read More

The NTU team developed their plant ‘communication’ device by attaching a conformable electrode (a piece of conductive material) on the surface of a Venus flytrap plant using a soft and sticky adhesive known as hydrogel. With the electrode attached to the surface of the flytrap, researchers can achieve two things: pick up electrical signals to …

English Synopsis: In conjunction with the International Women’s Day, SGInnovate co-organised the ‘Leading Together in STEM’ event, with IMDA and SGTech, as part of the SG Women In Tech (SGWiT) initiative. The event was opened by the Patron of SGWiT, Mrs Josephine Teo, Singapore’s Minister for Manpower and Second Minister for Home Affairs. It also …

A*STAR’s innovations in hybrid lighting technologies will create farming environments where vegetables can be produced sustainably and cost effectively. Indoor farming has gained traction in highly urbanised countries such as Singapore. Crops can be grown in dense, vertically stacked layers. The Future of Farming By 2050, the world will need to feed an estimated 9 …

Singapore Airlines (SIA) will be the world’s first airline to pilot the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Travel Pass mobile application for digital health verification, starting with passengers travelling from Singapore to London from 15 to 28 March 2021. This marks the second phase of SIA’s digital health verification process trials, which is based on …

Keppel REIT Management Limited, as Manager of Keppel REIT, is pleased to announce that Ocean Financial Centre has become Singapore’s first commercial building to achieve the WELL Health-Safety Rating by the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) for its robust health and safety management. Ocean Financial Centre is managed by Keppel Land Limited[1]. Mr Paul Tham, …

Three Shell service stations in Tampines, Pasir Ris, and Lakeview will soon be powered by clean energy and provide fast charging for electric vehicles (EVs). The Energy Market Authority (EMA) and Shell have jointly awarded a research grant to a consortium led by local solar company Eigen Energy Pte Ltd (Eigen Energy) to develop Singapore’s …

Sembcorp Marine Ltd has secured a sustainability-linked financing facility which references the Singapore Overnight Rate Average (“SORA”) from DBS Bank, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Sembcorp Marine Financial Services Pte. Ltd.  This SGD 500 million facility is believed to be the first SORA-based sustainability-linked loan for the maritime industry. The loan’s interest rate comprises two …

Singpass now offers access to more than 1,400 everyday services and empowers close to 200 private sector organisations The Government Technology Agency (GovTech) today announced the refreshed Singpass brand identity, the first in 18 years, with a new logo that marks its evolution of becoming Singapore’s trusted national digital identity. Today, Singpass offers residents greater …

ST Engineering announced the launch of its new high performance AIR+ Reusable Mask which provides N95-grade filtration and anti-microbial protection against PM2.5 particles, haze, bacteria and viruses. Targeted at users who are at greater risk of exposure to viruses, as well as consumers seeking reusable masks that provide enhanced protection, the AIR+ Reusable Mask offers a …

A year has passed since the first case of COVID-19 was reported in Singapore. Ensuring a strong testing capability continues to be one of the nation’s key strategies to contain the spread of the stealthy virus, as large-scale testing allows for the early detection and isolation of cases before they infect others. Within a year, …