Thu, 21 Mar 2019 23:27
Packaging firm eyes Asean expansion
Packaging business SCG announced its 2019 direction with key strategies to drive growth with more production bases in Asean and accelerating innovation and technology development to add value to products, services and the manufacturing process.
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
MOU SIGNING Innovation service for plastic producers
The Plastics Institute of Thailand (PITH) and MFEC Plc jointly announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to launch an innovative service , aiming to drive local plastic manufacturers towards the era of Industry 4.0.
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 01:00
Ministry told to step up on car, tyre testing centre
PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday ordered the Industry Ministry to speed up construction of the second phase of the Automotive and Tyre Testing, Research and Innovation Centre (ATTRIC).
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00
‘Green, ageing and innovative’ leads the way
Facing changing values and an ageing population, property developers are spending more on innovations and design that meets customer demands
Wed, 13 Mar 2019 21:43
Bangkok Bank showcases innovative technologies from eight finalists
Bangkok Bank InnoHub, the first global FinTech taccelerator in Thailand, has showcased innovations and real-use cases from the programme’s eight finalists to the public, potential investors and others in Thailand’s innovation ecosystem on Demo Day.
Fri, 08 Mar 2019 01:00
Tapping the power of female innovation
This year’s theme for International Women’s Day taps the technological revolution sweeping the world and changing lives everywhere. “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change” puts innovation at the centre of efforts to reflect the needs and viewpoints of women and girls and to leap over barriers to public services and opportunities.
Tue, 05 Mar 2019 01:00
Extra HK$50bn funding in push for port city’s tech hub goal
DESPITE a lower-than-expected HK$58.7 billion (Bt237.75 billion) surplus, Hong Kong will still persevere in its efforts to turn the city into a smart, technology and innovation hub in the region, aiming to splash an extra HK$45 billion on high-tech spending, in line with the plan spelt out in the recently unveiled Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area blueprint.
Tue, 26 Feb 2019 01:00
Nanotec joins Japan partners for advanced cancer research
An agreement between the National Nanotechnology Centre (Nanotec), University of Tokyo and iCONM (Innovation Centre of NanoMedicine) will see increased use of nanomedicine technology for cancer therapy, as well as enhancing the expertise of a Thai research team for nanomaterial development in a close collaboration with Japan Bridgestone Corporation.
Mon, 25 Feb 2019 01:00
Researchers come up with over 60 innovations to help tackle air pollution
IN THE wake of the haze that enveloped Greater Bangkok as well as the North and Northeast, the Thailand Research Fund (TRF) has come up with over 60 innovations that can be turned into practical technology.
Sat, 23 Feb 2019 09:53
Innovation PRESCRIBED at hospital
Bumrungrad international taps artificial intelligence in its quest to become a
world-class holistic healthcare centre
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
Bay Area marked as global innovative hub, BRI gateway
THE blueprint of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area is expected to paint the vision for the world’s largest bay area project. The GBA will emerge as a centrepiece for global science and technology, and an important gateway to link with the Belt and Road Initiative, sources familiar with the blueprint say.
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 16:59
Beacon leads $6.5m investment in Jitta
Beacon Venture Capital, a corporate venture capital arm of Kasikornbank, led a funding round of US$6.5 million for Jitta, a Thai WealthTech startup that offers high-tech solutions for investors worldwide.
The funding round, which is the biggest pre-series A round for a Thai startup, will help promote innovation in the country’s WealthTech industry and prepare Jitta for global expansion,
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 01:00
Innovation Agency reinvents itself for multi-sector integration
As it seeks to facilitate the country’s move towards an innovative economy, the National Innovation Agency (NIA) is also disrupting its own structure.
Mon, 11 Feb 2019 01:00
Riding the wave of Asia’s technological disruption
Technological advancements and innovations are having a profound impact on the way people live, interact and do business.
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 01:00
Singapore Airlines fully embraces the digital era with the opening of an innovation lab
Singapore Airlines has formally opened its new digital innovation lab – KrisLab – which is designed as a collaborative workspace for SIA Group staff to develop innovative ideas and coinnovate with external partners, startups, established incubators and accelerators, enabling the SIA Group to fully embrace digitalisation and technology in all aspects of its business operations.