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Singapore is the third most innovative economy in the world for the year 2020, according to this year’s edition of Bloomberg’s Innovation Index. If you are interested in seeing the full report, you may do so here. Here, we will boil the report down to the highlights and key insights. Let’s start. Highlights   Germany …

As technologies become essential in the delivery of public services, the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) has been working with public agencies to create solutions that improve effectiveness and efficiency. From the cyborg assassins in the Terminator movie series to the endearing humanoid C-3P0 in the space opera franchise Star Wars, popular representations …

ST Engineering and Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) will be collaborating to develop and test solutions to enable Beyond Visual Line Of Sight (BVLOS) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) operations for shore-to-ship parcel deliveries in Singapore. As part of this collaboration, ST Engineering will provide a suite of flight tests and technology development services for system integration …

The National Environment Agency (NEA) has called a tender for Virtual Reality (VR) solutions to enhance the training and assessment of NEA enforcement officers involved in dengue inspections, and enforcement of other public health offences such as smoking in prohibited areas and littering in public places. NEA had conducted several proof-of-concept (POC) trials between January …

With digital banks set to come into play in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore, there is a wide level of awareness amongst customers. Interest is varied across the board with younger (over 70% of 18-39 year olds) and high income groups (70% of those in the high income bracket) indicating that they were ‘very interested’ …

ST Engineering, a global technology, defence and engineering group, will showcase about 100 of its latest innovations and technology know-how that enables cities to meet demands of a transforming landscape at the Singapore Airshow 2020, the largest show for the Group. The show theme “We Know What it Takes”, embodies the essence of ST Engineering’s …

The Singapore Management University’s (SMU) School of Information Systems (SIS) has launched a new Professional Doctoral Degree, Doctor of Engineering (EngD), to train professionals to perform deep technical industrial research and translate the outputs into innovative products and services. It also aims to prepare students to become IT leaders with deep technical expertise for innovating, designing and managing complex …

Singtel’s PVP Esports is back with its community leagues in 2020 and on a bigger scale than before. Launched today at the Thailand Game Expo in Bangkok, the 2020 edition of the regional community leagues – titled the PVP Esports Corporate Championship and PVP Esports Campus Championship – will scale up and feature two exciting seasons of esports action and more game …

SGInnovate unveiled the findings of its new study, “Understanding the Science and Technology Talent Landscape in Singapore”, which found that the majority of research and development (R&D) and technical professionals (88%) based here believe Singapore will remain competitive as a global science and technology R&D and product development hub in the next 10 years. The respondents …

The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and Singapore Exchange (SGX) have partnered to launch the Intangible Disclosure Evaluation and Audit Scheme (IDEAS) programme exclusively for SGX-listed companies and companies preparing for a listing. The programme aims to raise awareness and encourage companies to undergo intangible assets (IA) evaluations and promote a more robust IA …