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Local SME to mass-produce Sars-CoV-2 diagnostic test kits

LOCAL medtech firm MiRXES will take charge of mass-producing locally-developed diagnostic test kits for the novel coronavirus, as Singapore prepares to meet high levels of demand both locally and...

2 local SMEs partner Rolls-Royce, A*Star

ROLLS-ROYCE, the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*Star) and two local enterprises have jointly developed a new technology that automates part of an inspection process in jet engine...

Firm behind non-invasive cancer tests receives $27m funding

Local genomic medicine company Lucence announced last week that it has received US$20 million (S$27 million) in initial funding after it invented a non-invasive test for late-stage cancer...

New A*Star food innovation institute gives single touchpoint for industry

THE upcoming Singapore Institute of Food and Biotechnology Innovation (SIFBI) will provide a single touchpoint for industry players interested in food innovation research when it opens by the...

Automated system to cast an AI on SK-II bottles

SINGAPORE - Instead of having trained workers examine the glass bottles used for Japanese skincare brand SK-II's products, an automated system powered by artificial intelligence (AI) may be...

Singapore must 'step up' to global rivalry for talent: Chan Chun Sing

SINGAPORE must do more to attract global talent, in the face of other markets' moves such as fast-track visa schemes, Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing said on Monday at the annual A*...

New system aims to help factories reduce carbon footprint

A new system to help factories convert the carbon dioxide they produce into methane - reducing their carbon footprint - is expected to hit the market as early as next year.

食品公司EATOBE创造营养食材 更易让人体吸取

  食品公司EATOBE借助生物转化创新平台,成功创造出更容易让人体吸取营养的食材。励勤集团(Lee Yin Group)则与新加坡制造技术研究院合作,成功研发第一代智能导热背心,预计今年5月出售。

专研测癌技术 医生转战商场

  陈民汉医生的理想是将可避免致死的癌症死亡率降至零。他解释,“可避免”一方面所指的是早期的病患,另一方面是可能用错药的末期病患,“检测结果越精准,我们越可以对症下药,进而降低死亡风险。

玮思康与新科研联手研发再循环机器 将厨余化成有机肥料

  厨余处理公司新加坡玮思康(Westcom Solutions),与新加坡科技研究局(A*STAR)展开合作,研发出专为处理本地厨余的微生物方案,将厨余化成有机肥料。

Medtech firm Ark launched with US$40m Series A funding

IN A BOLD move for venture capital firms in the region, Singapore's Venturecraft has merged with medtech startup Mirxes to form Ark Bio, a cancer detection company armed with a US$40 million...