Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY NEWS

Innovation South Korea

South Korea rides new wave of creativity and innovation


Left: Dr Jeong-Sun Seo, President of KoreaBio and Chairman of Macrogen. Center: Yoo Jeong-bok, Mayor of Incheon. Right: Hur In, CEO, SAMOOCM

Ranked as the world’s top innovator in the 2015 Bloomberg Innovation Index, South Korea is investing heavily in R&D as it looks to nurture... Mar 10, 2017

Science & Technology | Asia-Pacific | South Korea



Industrial Transformation

The robotics solution


RBI’s Maholo performs experiments previously done by humans using the same laboratory equipment, rotating around seven axes

Japanese industrial robots have been transforming the way industries work and operate, leading to enhanced efficiency and providing a remedy for a declining... Jan 31, 2017

Science & Technology | Asia-Pacific | Japan


Hi-Tech Revolution

New technologies drive efficiency in manufacturing sector




Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hopes that a new technology-driven industrial revolution will underpin a massive expansion of his country’s economy

Jan 24, 2017

Science & Technology | Asia-Pacific | Japan


Cutting-Edge R&D

Japan strives for innovation


Many of Japan’s research projects aim at tackling climate change and reducing global dependence on fossil fuels

It might for now trail California’s Silicon Valley as the world’s leading high technology research and development hub, but Japan is starting... Nov 25, 2016

Science & Technology | Asia-Pacific | Japan



AI & IoT

The fourth industrial revolution, an opportunity Japan can’t afford to miss


Takahiro Hachigo, President, CEO & RD, Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Through the promotion of new technologies, artificial intelligence and the Internet of things, Japan is positioning itself to be a major figure in the... Sep 19, 2016

Telecoms & ICT | Science & Technology | Asia-Pacific | Japan


Hi-Tech Japan

Back at the forefront of innovation




Ever since the launch of its bullet train in time for the 1964 Olympics, Japan has been synonymous with technological innovation and now it is on track... Sep 02, 2016

Science & Technology | Asia-Pacific | Japan


Qatar University

QU team pioneers environmentally friendly desalination technology


From left to right: Dr Farid Benyahia, Amira Al-Khatib, Reem Younes and Samer Adham. (Photo: Qatar University)

A research project conducted by faculty and students at Qatar University College of Engineering (QU-CENG), in collaboration with a team from ConocoPhillips... Mar 29, 2016

Education | Science & Technology | Middle East | Qatar


Education key to knowledge economy

Qatar is investing heavily in education in an effort to transform from a hydrocarbon-based...



Science Universities

Science and innovation at the heart of an education revolution




With a serious need to improve its industrial capacity, Japan is relying on its science universities to provide highly qualified, international entrepreneurs... Jan 25, 2016

Education | Science & Technology | Asia-Pacific | Japan


AGC Asahi Glass

Profits on the rise as innovative products offer added value and protection to society


AGC Asahi Glass has become the first company in the world to offer automobile interior spaces enclosed in all directions (front, side and rear) by automotive glass bearing the Skin Cancer Foundation’s Seal of Recommendation

A multifaceted Japanese supplier of innovative glass, chemical, ceramic and electronic products puts people and the planet first and gains an international... Jan 22, 2016

Industry & Trade | Science & Technology | Asia-Pacific | Japan


Innovation in Egypt

RiseUp Summit sees entrepreneurial revolution take off


The Rise Up entrepreneurial event will take place in October in Egypt.

A wave of entrepreneurial spirit has washed over Egypt just recently. Inspired by the optimism and opportunity of the 2011 revolution, Egypt’s... Aug 20, 2015

Science & Technology | Africa | Middle East | Egypt



Investing in minds and ideas to promote an inclusive knowledge-based vision


Dr. Hilal Ali Zaher Al Hinai, Secretary General of TRC

Oman targets innovation and R&D to enhance national capability and competitiveness in a transformative vision centered on its human resources

Nov 21, 2014

Science & Technology | Middle East | Oman


Investment laws and infrastructure to attract FDI


Income tax in Oman is very low, at 12%. The World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business index ranks the country ninth for paying taxes

Low income tax, free zones, 100% foreign ownership of businesses and of course an excellent geographic location make Oman a top investment destination

Nov 21, 2014

Science & Technology | Middle East | Oman


Contributing to the people of the world with agro-technology and sincerity

Mr. Akihei Mori
President of OAT Agrio

OAT Agrio is a young agro-chemical company with a long history stretching back to the 1950s.... Aug 09, 2017


More than a creator of games, a maker of art

Mr. Owen Mahoney
President of NEXON

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Mr. Owen Mahoney, President of NEXON, shares with... May 09, 2017


Smartphone-based advertising agency is revolutionizing the Asian market

Haruhisa Okamura
President and Founder Adways Inc.

With more than 10 years’ experience, Adways is providing customized campaigns for... Apr 18, 2017


HORIBA champions ‘the Kyoto way’

Atsushi Horiba
President of Horiba

“What sets us apart is our willingness to adopt new technology that no other company... Apr 07, 2017


From start up to Argentinean leader of innovation

Martín Migoya
CEO of Globant

Among Argentina’s four entities known as the unicorn companies – start-ups to... Mar 23, 2017


New global electronics trading giant to unleash the full potential of IoT and AI

Mr. Takashi Ishibashi
Corporate Executive Vice President of Tomen Electronics

Nexty Electronics, the new company resulting from the merger between Tomen Electronics and... Feb 28, 2017


Taking personal navigation to new heights

Dr. Keisuke Onishi
President & CEO of Navitime Japan

Beyond Google maps and Apple maps, Navitime offers a comprehensive service that allows you... Feb 20, 2017


Enhancing the global food culture

Mr. Tsuneyuki Minami
President of Nantsune Co., Ltd.

Japanese technologies are finding new frontiers to increase our living standards. Osaka-based... Jan 26, 2017


Space agency raises international competitiveness of commercial partners

Dr Naoki Okumura
President of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

The commercialization of JAXA’s in-house developed technologies from its R&D holds... Dec 16, 2016


United robotics R&D to put Japan ahead

Takafumi Morita
President & CEO of Yutaka Electronics Industry Co., Ltd.

If Japan wants to enhance its innovative capacity robotics, it should coordinate the effort,... Dec 02, 2016


MCST inspires R&I in Malta

Dr Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando
Executive Chairman of the Malta Council for Science & Technology

An international ambassador for Maltese research and innovation, Malta’s Council for... Nov 23, 2016


Diversification calls for energy reducing innovator

Nobu Koshiba
Representative Director and President of JSR Corporation

A leader in the life science and semiconductor markets, Japan’s JSR Corporation has... Oct 10, 2016


Breakthroughs & innovations distinguish global research leader

Hiroshi Matsumoto
President of RIKEN

Japan’s top research institute RIKEN has a long-term approach to research and development... Oct 06, 2016


Optical technology for industry 4.0

Kazuo Ushida
President & Representative Director of Nikon Corporation

In 1917, three of Japan's leading optical manufacturers merged to form a comprehensive,... Sep 21, 2016


Korea to become leader in Asian precision medicine

Dr Jeong-Sun Seo
Chairman of KoreaBio

Biotechnology has been identified as a potential new growth engine for the Korean economy,... Sep 09, 2016


All-purpose robotics trials record ‘awesome’ results and success

Dr Tohru Natsume
CSO of Robotic Biology Institute Inc.

Japan’s Robotic Biology Institute Inc. (RBI) has developed a robotic system that allows... Aug 25, 2016


“The US market could well be at least 10x bigger, and Europe 5x”

Eiji Takagi
President of Robotic Biology Institute Inc.

Corporations are continually searching for ways to cut labor costs and the result is a greater... Aug 25, 2016


The beauty of unique ostrich antibody technology is more than skin deep

Osamu Maeda
President of Zeal Cosmetics Inc.

Pioneering a new approach to treating problem skin conditions and researching wider healthcare... Jun 30, 2016


Niche chemicals add value worldwide

Tamotsu Sato
President of Osaka Soda Co., Ltd.

Osaka Soda manufactures specialty chemicals for an extensive range of purposes around the... Jun 02, 2016


Biotech leader sharpens Japan’s edge with R&D and new facilities

Koichi Nakao
President of Takara Bio, Inc.

Successfully developing revolutionary biotechnologies such as gene and cell therapy products... May 31, 2016


Fujifilm sharpens its focus on pharmaceuticals

Shigetaka Komori
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation

Fujifilm is bringing its expertise, innovation and quality focus into the regenerative medicine,... Apr 28, 2016


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