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09 Apr 2013
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has won the Best Green ICT (Adoption - Organisations) Silver Award in the Hong Kong ICT Awards 2013 for the project “A Greener Era – start from here (Greening University Administration – Out with the Old! )”
Halal app
09 Apr 2013
The UPM team designed and developed a software to be installed in Android- based mobile devices, which can be used as a scanner to scan the barcode of a product to verify of its halal status from a database.
08 Apr 2013
Singapore, 9 April 2013 – GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and A*STAR’s Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences (ICES) have signed a five-year strategic agreement to develop new evidence based formulations (EBFs) specifically for emerging markets. EBFs are medicines which are reformulated to provide additional patient benefit.
27 Mar 2013
Singapore, 27 March - A*STAR’s IME and United Test and Assembly Center (UTAC), announced a collaboration to develop a 2.5D Through-Silicon-Interposer (TSI) platform which will enable UTAC to join the scarce list of suppliers in offering fine-pitch 2.5D TSI packaging solutions.
26 Mar 2013
Singapore and Tokyo, 26 March – Singapore’s A*STAR, and Fujitsu Limited (Fujitsu) have signed a MoU to explore the creation of the first Centre of Excellence for Computational Social Science and Engineering in Singapore to identify technological solutions for sustainable urban development.
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20 Mar 2013
At its first glance, the mannequin ‘i.Dummy’ developed by researchers of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) looks no different from an ordinary dummy but it is no plain stuff - this sophisticated mannequin can change its body shape and size or even elongate at the point of a fingertip on computer.
Piezoelectric sensors
17 Mar 2013
Singapore, 18 March 2013 – Imagine a sensor about the size of a 50-cent coin that can remotely diagnose the ‘health’ of a motor without anyone having to physically inspect the motor. Hoestar has licensed IMRE’s piezoelectric sensor technology to automate the monitoring of vibration and physical stresses of machinery.
15 Mar 2013
Professor Albert PC Chan of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University has been recently appointed by the Swedish Research Council Formas as a member of the review panel in built environment.
Markets and Rural Poverty
06 Mar 2013
This book explores the place of poor people within a rich variety of value chains, focusing upon lagging, rural regions in Africa and Asia, and how they can “upgrade” within such chains.
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22 Feb 2013
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) hosted an international symposium at the UNIST-OLYMPUS Biomedical Imaging Center (UOBC) on February 19, 2013 with over 100 participants including international scholars, medical professionals, business leaders, researchers and students.
30 Jan 2013
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) today (30 January) conferred the honorary title of University Fellowship upon six outstanding individuals to pay tribute to their significant contributions to the University and the community.
16 Jan 2013
The Troels H. Povlsen Care Apparel Centre (CAC) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)'s Institute of Textiles and Clothing has specially designed 100% cotton undergarments for the elderly and donated to three care homes of Helping Hand recently, at a total value of HK$120,000.
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09 Jan 2013
The research results of a PolyU team have shed new light on buyer-supplier relationship (BSR) in container terminal operations. The findings, highlighting supplier commitment in BSR, were released through the International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics (IJSTL).
ITS Demo
08 Jan 2013
(Aichi, Japan, 8 January, 2013) – Aisin Seki Co., Ltd welcomes visitors to experience its latest innovative ITS technology on exhibition at North American International Auto Show, Detroit, 14–27 January 2013.
03 Jan 2013
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU) School of Software have recently launched the PolyU-SYSU Networked Lab on Creative Applications to facilitate academic, education and research collaborations.
03 Jan 2013
The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) announces the launch of a global competition, which will be held next month, to shape tomorrow’s guestrooms, and by doing so – helping to set new standards for hotel rooms for the future.
03 Jan 2013
Software that detects and extracts text from within video frames, making it searchable, is set to make a vast resource even more valuable
02 Jan 2013
The Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) announces the last call for nominations to the 2nd batch of PMDP Senior Executives Class 2013
19 Dec 2012
Singapore, 20 December 2012- Nikon Corporation and A*STAR Institute of Microelectronics (IME), a leading semiconductor research institute of Singapore, have announced a collaboration with an agreement to jointly set up a R&D laboratory to develop advanced optical lithography technology used in the manufacturing of semiconductor chips.
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20 Nov 2012
MANILA, PHILIPPINES – While advanced economies gradually rebuild their balance sheets, Asia’s emerging markets need to diversify sources of growth to boost GDP, Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Haruhiko Kuroda said today during an address at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Global Dialogue in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
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15 Nov 2012
The world's great minds in economics shared their insight with a full house of 400 audience including senior industry personnel, community leaders, government officials and academics at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)'s 75th Anniversary Conference on 14 November.
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11 Nov 2012
The signing of an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and The Boeing Company has paved the way for the establishment of Hong Kong's first Aviation Services Research Centre (ASRC).
stretch-2
08 Nov 2012
Researchers from the Institute of Textiles and Clothing at PolyU have developed a new technology that allows electronics to drape around our body comfortably. The researchers have engineered a new fabric that can conduct electricity, paving the way for stretchable electronics.
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29 Oct 2012
Singapore’s manufacturing industry will benefit from a productivity boost with the launch of the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) initiative – a move spearheaded by the Manufacturing Productivity Technology Centre (MPTC) hosted at A*STAR’s Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech).
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17 Oct 2012
(Aichi, Japan, 17 October, 2012) - Fortune Global 500 ranked Aisin Seki Co., Ltd will exhibit its latest innovative automobile technology at the 19th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in Vienna, 22 to 26 October 2012.
catalyst
10 Oct 2012
Industrial-scale chemistry could benefit from a robust new catalyst that selectively generates amino acid precursors from cyanide at room temperature
Kenaf
09 Oct 2012
Researchers from the Universiti Teknologi MARA in Malaysia have created a new durable wood-plastic composite (WPC). Recent discoveries in the production of new materials have enabled researchers to develop new types of composite materials that perform better and are more durable.
04 Sep 2012
The August issue of the monthly newsletter from the Science & Innovation Section of the British Embassy has been released. This month's article is "The Japan Revitalisation Plan". The newsletter also includes news headlines from Japanese S&I press and details of forthcoming events.
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30 Aug 2012
Institute of Microelectronics (IME) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with MOSIS, a provider of low-cost prototyping and small volume production services for custom ICs, to offer its multiple-project wafer (MPW) service to MOSIS’ customers.

Events

23 Oct 2007
More than 2.7 million metric tons of new capacity will be installed in the Asia-Pacific region by the end of this decade. Find out who these new base oil players are and what their plans are.
04 Jul 2007
This conference have emerged as the premier Asia Pacific finance conference that meets the needs of academics and practitioners covering the broad areas of finance, banking, accounting and insurance.
25 Apr 2007
Singapore - Asia's number one cards and payments executive forum, focusing on the fundamentals of maximising profitability in the midst of intensifying competition and a rapidly changing landscape. Payments World Asia 2007 is showcasing the "best of breed" in payments, smart cards, RFID, retail technology and solutions and security application
14 Mar 2007
Mumbai, India - This summit aims to help investors understand the latest trends and innovations in the dynamic sectors of aviation and tourism, and have a clear picture of where the market is heading.
21 Mar 2007
This talk will cover among others, the oil trading system in the Asia- Pacific region; the players in this market; and the challenges faced by Singapore as an oil trading centre.
22 Mar 2007
Nanjing, China - This leading international conference in data mining and knowledge discovery aims to bring together practitioners and researchers both from companies, government and academia, therefore promoting the exchange of experiences, ideas and challenges.
08 Mar 2007
Hong Kong - This webcast draws information from the joint survey efforts of The Conference Board and the Ethics and Compliance Officers' Association capacity to obtain detailed descriptions on anti-corruption practices from leading companies.
13 Mar 2007
Hong Kong : Driven by new business challenges and powered by new technology, strategic workforce planning has become a critical business process. This workshop will evaluate the 'Top Down' and 'Bottom Up' methodologies.
08 Mar 2007
Thailand - Evolving strategic revenue management practices to promote competitiveness and generate advantageous revenue opportunity for manufacturing related industries
05 Mar 2007
Indonesia - The success of plant shutdowns and turnarounds lies not in just developing information and providing resources. Today, it takes more than equipment, materials and labour to execute efficient and successful turnarounds.
13 Mar 2007
Singapore - Asia's annual meeting place for the innovators in travel marketing, pricing and technology
06 Mar 2007
Thailand - Awakening the Asian Tigers’ exporting potential to leverage in on the current trend of globalisation and increase market share in the fast growing Asian economy
05 Mar 2007
Thailand - A road map to implement best practice project management techniques for construction industry
03 Nov 2007
"Made In the Arab world" (MIA) is a competition that aims to bridge the gap between university researchers, professionals and business community towards a better impact on the social and economic development of the Arab countries.
02 Apr 2007
Shanghai, China - PM Asia 2007 provides the international PM community with a platform for exchanging information on advances in global PM technology, and to assess at first hand the opportunities and challenges which lie ahead in Asia’s, and more specifically China’s, highly competitive business environment.
01 Mar 2007
Maximising return on your social investments through ethical business practices to enhance your bottom line
27 Jun 2007
Singapore - Currency Investment Asia is the premier event to evaluate and develop winning forex strategies in Asia.
22 Feb 2007
Mumbai, India - India's economy has averaged about 8 percent growth in the past three years. The rapid growth is attributed to fast expansion in both the manufacturing and service sectors. Laboratories are a big part of these sectors.
18 May 2007
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - ITEX 07 is the international exhibition that attracts exhibitors from local and foreign countries to present their inventions and innovations. ITEX 2007 is held concurrently with Malaysia Young Inventors Exhibition (MYIE 07).
18 Apr 2007
Geneva - More than 700 exhibitors from 45 countries are expected, which makes this the largest and most important Exhibition in the world devoted to innovation.
04 Sep 2007
Bangkok, Thailand - POWER-GEN Asia is the regions most important event dedicated to the power generation and transmission and distribution industries.
25 Jun 2007
Laguna, Philippines - Globalization had increasingly brought economies closer together but its palpable effects to the environment can no longer be ignored. Natural resource managers urgently need to craft local level actions and policies as well as participate in concerted efforts at the global or regional levels.
04 Jun 2007
Jakarta, Indonesia - The course will serve as a venue for current and would-be environmental managers and leaders to contextualize natural resource management concepts and principles in a globalizing world.
01 Mar 2007
Manila, Philippines - Intended participants are heads of microfinance institutions, government financial regulators and policymakers, and agricultural economists and administrators.
26 May 2007
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Product development and programme marketing in broadcasting rely on research data. The workshop is a step-by-step guide through the different methodologies, the strength and weaknesses of any given study design and analyzing and implementing research results.
28 Jun 2007
Beijing, China - To tackle worsening air pollution, China recently raised its wind power target for the year 2020 to 30 gigawatts (GW). This business & technology event will give attendees an interesting insight into current wind energy related topics.
12 Mar 2007
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Asia’s ONLY institutional-focused, Islamic funds & wealth management conference! The Islamic finance industry is estimated to be worth over US$750 billion in assets, and growing at some 15% annually.
12 Mar 2007
This conference provides key solutions to operators and create a strong platform to accommodate the new demands of carriers around the world.
01 Apr 2007
This conference should provide two full days of high calibre discussions triggered by papers presented by representatives from the Petroleum and Petrochemical Industries covering Middle East, Indian subcontinent, China, Japan, Korea, ASEAN and Oceania.
06 Mar 2007
Jakarta, Indonesia - Harnessing the power of new generation communication strategies to stay competitive in a changing world

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