Category: Labs

Cisco to set up IoE innovation centre in Vizag, India

India: Networking giant Cisco announced that it would set up an Internet of Everything (IoE) innovation centre in Vizag and would also sponsor and collaborate on a 12-month research programme with Andhra University.

Informatica expands India innovation centre

India: Independent software provider Informatica on Monday announced the expansion of its India Centre of Innovation, aimed at focusing on the country as a promising market with plans to invest millions more in the next four years.

Ramco Systems opens an aviation MRO IT lab in Singapore

Singapore: Supported by the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), the lab combines engineering and research talent from Ramco with Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) as Ramco’s first co-innovator partner.

Lowe’s opens innovation lab in Bengaluru

India: The $56-billion home improvement company Lowe’s has opened Lowe’s Innovation Labs (LIL) in Bengaluru, its third one globally.

Dell launches region’s first Internet of Things lab in Singapore

Singapore: The lab will focus on enabling intelligent devices, speeding up the connection of legacy IT systems to cloud computing-based ones, and analysing big data for usable information.

Aviva launches Digital Garage in Singapore

Singapore: Aviva has launched a ‘Digital Garage’ in Singapore. This is a four story space on Armenian Street where technical specialists, creative designers and business leaders can collaborate and test new insurance ideas and services.

DHL launches innovation centre in Singapore

Singapore: DHL launched its Asia Pacific Innovation Centre (APIC) in Singapore, its first innovation centre outside of Germany.

AIA-NTU tie-up to develop healthcare, insurance solutions

Singapore: Insurer AIA Group and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have launched an innovation centre to help people get the insurance cover they need to help them lead longer and healthier lives.

UOB sets up innovation lab, explores crowdfunding

Singapore: Under this programme, some 30 fintechs will be offered up to S$30,000 of funding, a working space, software access, and mentorship from UOB bankers. Through each three-month cycle of building and pitching of products, 10-15 UOB staff are expected to take part.

HSBC launches fintech innovation lab in Singapore

Singapore: HSBC has launched a financial technology (Fintech) innovation lab in Singapore that enables the bank to work collaboratively with corporates in developing the next generation of digital and mobile banking services.

DuPont Establishes New Innovation and Business Hub in Singapore

Singapore: Drawing on DuPont’s leading position in Agriculture & Nutrition, Advanced Materials and Bio-based Industrials, the new DuPont Singapore ASEAN headquarters will focus on delivering new innovations tailored to meet the unique needs of the ASEAN marketplace.

UBS Launches Asian Innovation Centre

SWISS bank UBS officially opened a new innovation centre here yesterday that focuses on developing financial technology (fintech) products for its wealth-management customers.
The centre, named Evolve, works closely with start-ups and bank clients to develop solutions that could be applied to the world market.