Monday, Nov 19, 2018
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Concorde Security

Smart security for a smart nation




Although Singapore is known around the world for its safety – it topped the 2018 Gallup Law and Order Index thanks to its citizens’ sense... Nov 07, 2018

Science & Technology | Asia-Pacific | Singapore



iREX, Nov 29 - Dec 2, 2017

‘Come and explore how we can shape the future together’


Mr. Yasuhiko Hashimoto, Chairman of iREX 2017 and Managing Executive Officer of Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ Robotics Division

Mr. Yasuhiko Hashimoto, Chairman of iREX 2017 and Managing Executive Officer of Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ Robotics Division, speaks with The... Nov 29, 2017

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


Regional Revitalization

Regional revitalization, the backbone of sustainable growth in Japan


Revitalization is imperative in many of Japan’s regions, which are suffering the impact of an aging population and the mass exodus of youth to major urban centers

A rapidly aging population has particularly damaging effects on rural economies. Japan’s youth are flocking to the country’s major urban... Sep 25, 2017

Science & Technology | Asia-Pacific | Japan


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


Excelpoint: Empowering future technology

Albert Phuay Yong Hen
Founder, Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer of Excelpoint Technology Ltd.

Excelpoint is one of the leading regional electronic components distributors providing quality... Nov 09, 2018


Grab is an evolving lifestyle influencer to a growing middle class in ASEAN

Lim Kell Jay
Country Head of Grab Singapore

Expecting to be part the fourth largest economic region by 2050, Lim Kell Jay, Country Head... Nov 08, 2018


E-commerce with a Singaporean accent

Siu Rui Quek
Co-Founder and CEO of Carousell

Singaporean tech company Carousell started as a smartphone and web-based consumer to consumer... Nov 08, 2018


Microsoft: supporting the digital transformation

Mr. Kevin Wo
Managing Director of Microsoft Singapore

Kevin Wo, Managing Director of Microsoft Singapore, discusses how the tech giant is helping... Oct 29, 2018


‘As an innovation leader, Bosch is shaping and driving transformation’

Mr. Martin Hayes
President of Bosch Singapore

Martin Hayes, President of Bosch Singapore, discusses the company’s involvement in... Oct 23, 2018


‘We are very focused on solving real-world problems’

Mr. Vincent Chong
President & CEO of ST Engineering

President & CEO of ST Engineering, Vincent Chong discusses how the Group has moved from... Oct 17, 2018


Transforming shipping to a digital enterprise

Capt. Rajesh Unni
Co-CEO of Alpha Ori Technologies (AOT)

Capt. Rajesh Unni discusses how Alpha Ori Technologies is transforming the multi-trillion... Oct 04, 2018


‘Come and explore how we can shape the future together’

Mr. Yasuhiko Hashimoto
Chairman of iREX 2017 and Managing Executive Officer of Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ Robotics Division

Mr. Yasuhiko Hashimoto, Chairman of iREX 2017 and Managing Executive Officer of Kawasaki... Nov 17, 2017


Alps Electric’s relentless pace in collaborative technological innovation

Mr. Toshihiro Kuriyama
President ALPS Electric

From smartphones, ICT devices to automobiles and the energy sector, President Kuriyama’s... Sep 11, 2017


The scientific approach to managing environmental impact

Kengo Mizuochi
President of Environmental Control Center

Kengo Mizuochi discusses Japan’s Environmental Control Center’s strategy to... Aug 12, 2017


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


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