Singapore TECHNOLOGY INCUBATION SCHEME

SINGAPORE — Local technology start-ups have long prayed for more angelic assistance at the most critical stage of their incubation.

Now, a national scheme to address this lack has drawn the keen participation of veteran incubators and angel investors from the likes of MySpace.com founder Brad Greenspan and Silicon Valley’s Plug & Play.
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20091231B1_SingaporeTechnologyIncubationScheme_TodayPgB1Article taken from “Today” Newspaper, 31 Dec 2009, Page B1


Smoother rides on Singapore roads

Commuters and motorists in Singapore can now better plan their trips, thanks to a unique collaboration between Google and Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) which makes maps, directions and route planning for various forms of land transport modes available for free on Google Maps. These transport modes include buses, trains, cars and even walking.

http://www.ida.gov.sg/insg/post/Smoother-rides-on-Singapore-roads.aspx

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Seminar – Inventions – Purpose, Measures and Sources for Ideas

Please note that Eng Choon Hway Kuan Youth Committee and Education Committee is organising a
Seminar – Inventions – Purpose, Measures and Sources for Ideas on Saturday 19 December 2009 at 1500 hrs.
Venue: Eng Choon Huay Guan, 105 Amoy Street, Singapore 069925
Please refer map at http://www.streetdirectory.com/asia_travel/travel/travel_id_34941/travel_site_3658/
Speaker: Mr Solvere Lim Swee Keng SM(MIT) MBA(Law). You are invited to attend the seminar.

This is a seminar for all, Developers, Engineers, City Planners, Architects,
Waterway designers, Professors, Principals, Teachers, Students to look
deeper into innovation, into rally more of forces of nature, to direct the
insatiable nature of human into constructive work.

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New aircraft brake developed in China

A breakthrough in China’s fast-growing commercial aviation sector has been unveiled — a revolutionary carbon aircraft brake-disk that shatters a monopoly on the technology held by foreign companies until now. The system will be incorporated into China’s next generation of domestically designed and produced long-haul aircraft.”

http://english.cctv.com/program/bizchina/20091207/101470.shtml


U.S. moves green patents to fast lane

Here’s an interesting development in US patent industry…

“The Obama administration says it will fast-track the review of patents for green technologies. Now green inventors will be able to jump ahead in line. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.”

http://marketplace.publicradio.org/display/web/2009/12/08/pm-green-patents/