Category: Labs

Tata Motors plans Innovation Centres globally

India: Tata Motors is betting big on emerging mobility solutions and mulling setting up innovation centres globally to be “future ready” while having a more formal presence across the world, as it aims to be among the top three passenger vehicle makers in India by 2019.

Mitsubishi UFJ plans fintech innovation lab in Tokyo & Silicon Valley

Japan: Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. has set up a innovation lab to research and develop new financial technologies, the first of its kind for a major Japanese bank, people with knowledge of the matter said.

Changi Airport, EDB launch S$50m ‘Living Lab’ to develop tech for airport operations

Singapore: Changi Airport is testing sensors at its taxi stands to track the number of people in the queue and determine the estimated waiting time.

UTM, Ericsson launch Malaysia’s first innovation centre for 5G

Malaysia: Malaysia’s first Innovation Centre for 5G (IC5G) was launched in collaboration with Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and Ericsson in UTM Kuala Lumpur (KL) campus.

Nanyang Polytechnic and Splunk open IoT analytics lab

Singapore: Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) and Splunk Inc. are expanding their partnership to open the new NYP-Splunk Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) Analytics Living Lab at NYP’s School of Engineering.

ANZ launches innovation lab in Singapore

Singapore: Australia and New Zealand-based banking group, ANZ, has launched an innovation lab, called ANZ BlueSpace, in Singapore as it looks to work with fintech participants from industry, academia and government.

BNY Mellon to open eighth fintech innovation centre in Singapore

Singapore: BNY Mellon, a leading investment management and investment services company, is going to open its newest Global Innovation Center in Singapore, which marks the eighth innovation center within a global network.

CSC Launches Sydney Innovation Center

Australia: CSC launched an Innovation Center in its regional headquarters at Macquarie Park, Sydney, building on the company’s strategy to drive further development of next generation technology solutions.

New postal technologies in the works with SingPost’s Centre of Innovation

Singapore: Drone postal deliveries and a mall where customers can arrange for purchases to be delivered to their homes from in-house computers may become a reality, with research carried out at Singapore Post’s (SingPost) new Centre of Innovation (COI) launched recently.

Microsoft launches IoT Innovation Center in Taipei

Taiwan: Microsoft has announced today the launch of an IoT Innovation Center in Taipei, Taiwan, the company’s first such facility in Asia.

Japanese firm Mizuho in Fintech Innovation Move

Japan: Mizuho Financial Group has announced plans to establish an innovation lab within the Fintech Center of Tokyo. The new innovation centre which is known as «Finolab» is jointly operated by Mitsubishi Estate, Dentsu, and Information Services International–Dentsu.

Japan’s Asahi Glass Co opens innovation centre in Singapore

Singapore: JAPANESE glass manufacturer Asahi Glass Co on Thursday opened an innovation centre in Singapore to develop new solutions for the region.