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SP Group (SP) will be embarking on S$30 million in research and education initiatives with Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), to enhance the resilience of Singapore’s electricity network, improve the reliability and efficiency of supply to consumers, and nurture experts for the energy sector. The collaboration will see the establishment of the SP Group-NTU Joint Laboratory to …

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, 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 …

Like the double helix of DNA, innovation and economic productivity are complementary and inextricably linked. Crucial technological developments such as the steam engine and the internet preceded the Industrial Revolutions of the past, and the same might be said of the Fourth Industrial Revolution that is unravelling in the present. Fundamentally, innovation brings new tools …

China published the most number of science & engineering (S&E) articles, the US National Science Foundation (NSF) reports. Highlights With 528,263 S&E publications in peer-reviewed journals, China tops the 2018 list. This means that China accounts for 20.67% of the global S&E research output for this year.   Meanwhile, China is followed by the United …

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Heng Swee Keat, announced today that Singapore will embark on a plan to develop and use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to transform Singapore’s economy and improve the lives of citizens. This plan is outlined in the National AI Strategy document that was unveiled at the SFF X SWITCH (Singapore …

16 organisations were honoured for their efforts to transform the economy and strengthen Singapore’s digital readiness, in support of the digital economy. 10 organisations were recognised as Singapore’s most innovative at the 2019 Singapore Digital (SG:D) Techblazer Awards. The companies received their awards from the Minister for Communications and Information, Mr S Iswaran at the …

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (“IMDA”) today launched a Call for Proposal (“CFP”) to facilitate the roll out of 5G mobile networks by 2020, with full-fledged 5G standalone capability covering at least half of Singapore by end-2022. This is one of several initiatives announced today to boost Singapore’s Digital Economy and reinforce Singapore’s position as …

The mountain bike wouldn’t exist if it wasn’t for disgruntled customers. In the 1970s, some cyclists wanted to ride off-road but were let down by existing bikes that weren’t suited to rugged terrain. They adapted road bikes, fitting them with strong frames, motorcycle drum brakes and balloon tyres, and so the mountain bike was born. …