DHL launches innovation centre in Singapore

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

Cisco and IIPL launch startup innovation programme

Singapore: The programme will help startups create innovative applications using sensors, big data, analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT) across industry verticals like healthcare, the public sector, education, manufacturing and financial services.

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.

Mahindra Group adopts corporate garage framework to aid startups

India: The company has launched its first startup, SmartShift through this initiative. It is app-only firm that connects cargo owners with transporters for intra-city logistics facilities. It is also ready to come up with two more startups.

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.

Intel unveils Maker Lab with focus on mobile and IoT

India: Intel India on Thursday unveiled Intel India Maker Lab and Intel India Maker Showcase to power product innovation in India in Internet of Things (IoT), mobile devices and other computer focused domains.

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.