UNIST’s U-Loop Displayed at International Public Transport Forum

U-Loop is new transportation system, powered by magnetic attraction that would move at nearly 1,000 km per hour. A prototype of this new transport capsule has been displayed and tested first at the 7th International Public Transportation Forum on Thursday, October 26, 2017.
a year ago

IncubateIND launches India's largest Aviation Hackathon

The 'Vistara Hackathon' will involve 20 teams from each city that will compete with each other to create new applications and tools to address aviation-related challenges in areas such as, tracking traveller behaviour, personalization of air travel, intelligent crowd monitoring at airports, system integration with third-party APIs and software, in-flight entertainment and intelligent customer targeting, amongst other challenging aspects.
2 years ago

Aerospace Sector in Thailand to create more than 10,000 jobs by 2037

The Thailand Aerospace sector is expected to grow rapidly due to expansion in its fleet size and the rising trend of the migration of Commercial MRO activities to the APAC region, creating new job opportunities. The aviation industry in Thailand has seen the emergence of a number of new players over the past few years and the commercial MRO sector currently has around 3,750 technicians and engineers.
2 years ago

Boeing Extends Use of Dassault Systèmes to Include 3DEXPERIENCE Platform for Manufacturing Operations Management and Product Lifecycle Management

Dassault Systèmes and Boeing have extended their partnership. Boeing will expand its deployment of Dassault Systèmes’ products across its commercial aviation, space and defense programs to include the Dassault Systèmes 3DEXPERIENCE platform.
2 years ago

Successful completion of the world's first full systems Hyperloop test

The vehicle coasted above the first portion of the track for 5.3 seconds using magnetic levitation and reached nearly 2Gs of acceleration, while achieving the Phase 1 target speed of 70mph. The company is now entering the next campaign of testing, which will target speeds of 250 mph.
2 years ago

Thales Alenia Space, The world Champion in 3D-Printed parts in orbit !

With the recent launches of the Telkom 3S, SGDC and KOREASAT-7 satellites, plus satellites in the Iridium Next constellation, Thales Alenia Space has now sent into orbit 79 metal parts made by additive manufacturing (3D printing) and 350 polymer tube supports for chemical propulsion systems.
2 years ago

The Dassault Systèmes U.S. Foundation Provides Grant to Base 11 to Develop Engineering Talent

The Dassault Systèmes U.S. Foundation and Base 11 today announced a workforce development initiative focused on training the next generation of engineers with the skills most in-demand by aerospace, high-tech and transportation industries.
2 years ago

ADB Establishes Fund to Promote High-Level Technology - Japan First Donor

The High-Level Technology Fund will provide grants for technical assistance projects, investment projects, and recruitment of technology experts to promote the integration of HLT and innovative solutions throughout the project cycle, from identification to implementation, of ADB-financed and administered sovereign and nonsovereign projects.
2 years ago

Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) Jumpstart Brings Thailand Closer to Become Key ASEAN Investment and Technology Hub

Aviation is among nine target industries being promoted in the three provinces in EEC area, in which key focuses are those involving high technology and extensive research and development, and crucial to the development of the country's infrastructure and logistics, and promotion of tourism destinations in the areas. Other target industries are Next-Generation Automotive, Smart Electronics, Eco-friendly Petrochemicals and Bio-Chemicals, Automation and Robotics, Medical Hub, Affluent, Medical & Wellness Tourism, Food for the Future and Digital industries.
2 years ago

Framing a Satellite Based Asset Tracking (SPARTACUS) within Smart City Technology

In this paper, laboratory tests are carried out to provide specific devices the ability to run while satisfying the requirements of the incoming GALILEO system. Moreover, some of the targets are achieved within the current GPS system. An extensive experimental campaign is offered to validate the units in such a scenario.
2 years ago

Thailand Implements New Aviation Development Plan to strengthen Thailand’s position as Southeast Asia’s next regional MRO hub

Aerospace companies investing in Thailand, under the plan, will benefit from a host of fiscal and non-fiscal incentives that range from corporate tax exemptions to assistance with work permits and product sourcing.
2 years ago

Thailand launches New Investment Incentives on Biotechnology, Nanotechnology, Advanced Materials Technology and Digital Technology

Investment on enabling services which include those high-value added services that support targeted technology development, namely research and development (R&D), vocational training institute (science and technology sectors), electronic design, engineering design service, science laboratory service.
2 years ago

Hyperloop Set to have a disruptive effect on Manufacturing, Warehousing and Supply Chain Distribution throughout the GCC

Set to have a disruptive effect on manufacturing, warehousing and supply chain distribution throughout the GCC and beyond, Hyperloop One is reinventing transportation to eliminate the barriers of distance and time. Traveling at speeds of 1080 km/h, Hyperloop will enable travel between cities in the GCC in under an hour, enabling disruption that will create new opportunities in manufacturing, warehousing and supply chain distribution.
2 years ago

EuroCPS supports innovative SME and Midcap companies in the design of new Cyber Physical Systems

A total of € 9.2 million has been allocated to boost innovation in new market areas by providing technical expertise, coaching and access to advanced industrial CPS platforms. The objective is to quickly bring new actors up to speed in the fast paced development of “smart” products by facilitating access to the latest technologies and their implementation.
2 years ago

Thailand Attracts Over 16 Billion USD Investments in 2016

Industries that attracted the most foreign investment in 2016 are automobiles and parts (88.51 billion baht), electronics and electrical appliances (64.91 billion baht), petroleum and chemical products (46.98 billion baht), agriculture (45.89 billion baht) and tourism (21.98 billion baht).
2 years ago

NASA Selects Over 100 Small Business Projects to Advance Space Innovation

The proposals, valued at approximately $100 million total for contract negotiations, were selected under Phase II of NASA's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.
2 years ago

Digi International Enabling IoT in Space

Digi XBee® 802.15.4 modules will be used by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as part of a test program for wireless communications within satellites and payloads from the International Space Station (ISS).
2 years ago

NASA Selects Proposals for First-Ever Space Technology Research Institutes

The CUBES institute will advance research into an integrated, multi-function, multi-organism bio-manufacturing system to produce fuel, materials, pharmaceuticals and food. While the research goals of the CUBES institute are to benefit deep-space planetary exploration, these goals also lend themselves to practical Earth-based applications. For example, the emphasis on using carbon dioxide as the base component for materials manufacturing has relevance to carbon dioxide management on Earth.
2 years ago

China Chengdu Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone invests USD 730 Million to Attract Global Talent

The Chinese central government has upgraded the city of Chengdu to the status of "national central city" and assigned it the new objective of becoming the "science and technology center of western China". Chengdu Hi-tech Zone is the pillar that underpins Chengdu's endeavor in building a national central city and has amassed the interest of an increasing number of international talent.
2 years ago

Europe's Satellite Navigation System Galileo starts offering its initial services

The Galileo Open Service will offer a free mass-market service for positioning, navigation and timing that can be used by Galileo-enabled chipsets in smartphones or in car navigation systems. A number of such smartphones have been on the market since autumn 2016 and they can now use the signals to provide more accurate positions.
2 years ago

Nanotechnology as a Tool for Enhanced Renewable Energy Application in Developing Countries

Nanotechnology has the potential to provide cleaner, more affordable, more efficient and more reliable ways to harness renewable energy resources. This can help developing countries to overcome their energy supply challenges and move towards energy self-sufficiency while simultaneously reducing dependence on non-renewable, contaminating energy sources.
2 years ago

Hyperloop One Defines The Future Of Transport In Dubai

Hyperloop One unveiled an original concept for autonomous transportation in the UAE, including designs for the world's first Hyperloop One Portals (the equivalent of a station or airport) and Hyperloop One Pods that can take passengers from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 12 minutes, compared to a two-hour drive.
2 years ago

Viet Nam encourages cooperation in the form of build-operate-transfer (BOT) and public-private partnership (PPP)

Through business forums held in each country, enterprises of both sides are seeking investment opportunities in the areas of renewable energy, information technology, and adaptation to climate change, and others.
2 years ago

Shared Value Potential of Transporting Cargo via Hyperloop

Our findings indicate that the hypothetical Hyperloop project in Northern Germany would create €660–€900 million of shared value annually. Our research method establishes a framework for assessing future transportation projects, such as Hyperloop, and our findings can be generalized to industrialized nations beyond Germany.
2 years ago

New Commission space policy puts focus on improving people's daily lives and boosting Europe's competitiveness ⛱

The Space Strategy for Europe responds to growing global competition, increasing private sector involvement and major technological shifts. The Commission proposes a range of actions to allow Europeans to fully seize the benefits offered by space, create the right ecosystem for space start-ups to grow, promote Europe's leadership in space and increase its share on the world space markets.
2 years ago

First demonstration of brain-inspired device to power artificial systems

New research, led by the University of Southampton, has demonstrated that a nanoscale device, called a memristor, could be used to power artificial systems that can mimic the human brain.
2 years ago

Remote Sensing Technologies for Enhancing Forest Inventories: A Review

Forest inventory and management requirements are changing rapidly in the context of an increasingly complex set of economic, environmental, and social policy objectives. Advanced remote sensing technologies provide data to assist in addressing these escalating information needs and to support the subsequent development and parameterization of models for an even broader range of information needs.
3 years ago

IBM Lab-on-a-Chip Breakthrough Aims to Help Physicians Detect Cancer and Diseases at the Nanoscale

The IBM team's results show size-based separation of bioparticles down to 20 nanometers (nm) in diameter, a scale that gives access to important particles such as DNA, viruses and exosomes. Once separated, these particles can be analyzed by physicians to potentially reveal signs of disease even before patients experience any physical symptoms and when the outcome from treatment is most positive.
3 years ago

Battery-Powered Villages, Sociable Robots Rank among Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2016

A diverse range of breakthrough technologies, including batteries capable of providing power to whole villages, “socially aware” artificial intelligence and new generation solar panels, could soon be playing a role in tackling the world’s most pressing challenges.
3 years ago

IoT Adoption, Emerging Tech Driving Technology Industry to Revenue Growth, says CTA Midyear Forecast

Broader adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) and enthusiasm for emerging technology will drive the U.S. consumer technology industry to $286.6 billion in retail revenues ($224 billion wholesale) in 2016, according to the Consumer Technology Association’s (CTA)™ semi-annual forecast.
3 years ago

South Korea UNIST to Develop a New Form of Futuristic Transportation System

Via tantatively named “U-Loop Project“, a highly innovative research team at UNIST will make proactive efforts to develop essential elements of the Hyperloop technology, such as Air Reduction System and Propulsion Control System in a bid to transform the Hyperloop from bold vision to reality. About one billion KRW has been committed to the project for the next five years.
3 years ago

Companies Relocating to Vietnam Will Significantly Propel the Semiconductor Market in Vietnam Until 2020, Says Technavio

As the labor cost in Vietnam is cheaper than in other Asian countries, a large number of semiconductor and electronics companies are attracted to set up their bases in the country. The majority of the investments have been made by Intel, Samsung, Microsoft, and LG.
3 years ago

Air Liquide Venture Capital ALIAD Accelerates Its Investments in Technology Start-Ups

ALIAD, the venture capital arm of the Air Liquide Group (Paris:AI), strengthens its position in future industries with four new equity investments in technology start-ups over the last six months: Carmat, Inpria, Poly-Shape, and Solidia Technologies. ALIAD has made 25 investments since its creation in 2013 for a total commitment of over 60 million euros.
3 years ago

KuangChi Science Announces Singapore-Based Innovation HQ

The newly-created Singapore-based headquarters is a creative hub for furthering development of the company's Future City strategy. KuangChi Science has also signed an agreement to cooperate with HyalRoute Communications Group, which has already received investments totaling more than USD600 million from Kuang-Chi GCI.
3 years ago

Microsoft Ventures opens Startup Accelerator in Shanghai China

If a startup team is selected, it can use Microsoft resources for free. As of February, MVA has supported 126 startups, mostly in cloud computing, big data, artificial intelligence and machine learning fields.
3 years ago

Samsung will invest 300 million USD in a Research and Development Centre in Ha Noi, Vietnam

PM signed a decision approving the project which aims to develop electric, electronic and high-tech telecom products. The R&D centre will be located in Nguyen Xien road, Dai Kim ward of Hoang Mai district.
3 years ago

Thailand promotes Foreign Investment in three clusters of the future: Food Innovation, Aviation, Automation and Robotics

Targeted business for Food Innovation include plant and animal breeding, creative product design and development center, biotechnology, research and development, and scientific laboratories.
3 years ago

China will establish a Commercial Rocket Development and Launch company

Commercial use in space industry is a huge market. In the United States, commercial satellites account for more than a half of the satellites in orbit. China, however, has yet to secure a sizable space for itself in the market.
3 years ago

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