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Covid-19 shows R&D is 'the long game': A*Star chief

COVID-19 has reinforced the belief that research and development "has to be the long game", said A*Star chief executive Frederick Chew at a virtual panel discussion on Wednesday.

A*Star scientists, engineers recognised for contributions to local SME ecosystem

SEVEN research scientists and engineers from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*Star) were recognised on Wednesday for their contributions to the small and medium-sized enterprise...

Local SME helps Coca-Cola automate key production step

LOCAL enterprise software company PD Solutions, together with a unit of Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*Star), is behind the automation of a key step in the making of Coca-Cola's...

MP Biomedicals, A*Star co-develop rapid antibody test kit for Covid-19

DIAGNOSTIC corporation MP Biomedicals Asia Pacific and the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*Star) have partnered to create a rapid antibody test kit for the Covid-19 virus.

Biolidics signs five-year licence with A*Star arm; eyes development of new Covid-19 test kits

BIOLIDICS on July 9 entered into a five-year licence agreement with Accelerate Technologies, the commercialisation arm of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*Star), for the use of...

Lucence, A*Star develop Covid-19 saliva sampling kit that inactivates virus in 45s

MOLECULAR diagnostics company Lucence and the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*Star) have developed a Covid-19 saliva sampling kit which inactivates the virus within...

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...