Tiny cube to tackle space debris

Here’s an interesting invention, a space rubbish cleaning cube..

“UK researchers have developed a device to drag space debris out of orbit.”

“It would help make space a sustainable business. We want to be able to keep on launching satellites to provide new services; but unless we do something, the amount of junk up there is going to grow exponentially.”

“Using large deployable surfaces to increase the drag on these objects so they fall to Earth rapidly is one possible solution to the space litter problem.

CubeSail, unveiled on Friday, is a 3kg (6.6lb), 10cm x 10cm x 30cm (4in x 4in x 12in) nanosatellite.”


Innovision 2010 (Singapore)

Note: For SIDA members who are interested to participate in this exhibition to showcase their invention and look for investor, please click here and drop us a message with your email and contact number. We will consolidate all the request so that members involved can share out the cost.

InnoVision 2010 is a showcase of promising inventors and entrepreneurs showcasing their ideas, products and services to the world. The whole exhibition will include the booths, business networking and media coverage of the exhibitors.

Date: 15th to 16th July 2010,
2 day exhibition and conference
Venue: Marina Bay Sands Singapore
Admission: Open to Trade. Registration required
Admission hours: 10am to 6pm
Expected exhibitors: 100 companies
Expected visitorship: 5, 000 visitors
Exhibition reach: Asia Pacific region



Young inventor has winning idea

Luke Anderson, 11, took first place in the Young Inventors competition at USF for an elaborate device used to pick up staples.”
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New invention to see with taste

Taken from Today (http://www.todayonline.com), 17 Mar 2010, Page 25


Smart Sense: Hospital wireless sensing system

An article from Today (http://www.todayonline.com) on 17 Mar 2010, Page B7


Green Furniture Award

The Green Furniture Award is a furniture design competition to encourage the production of furniture with Outstanding Sustainable Design.

The Award is run by the design studio ‘Berhin Studios’ of Sweden, to find the best Green design for the self produced collection ‘Green Furniture Sweden’, and to find competent designers for the studio.

This year’s 2010 Green Furniture Award winning contributions are featured at http://www.greenfurniture.se/Winners_2010

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Schweeb: A Bicycle Monorail

Here’s an interesting article taken from “My Paper” ( http://mypaper.sg) on 10 Mar 2010, Page A13.


Thinking Creatively

This is an interesting article that I saw in “My Paper”, 16 Dec 2009, Page A6 (http://mypaper.sg).


Looking for the Next Big Ideas in Asia

Please be informed that the Asian Innovation Awards 2010 is being presented by The Wall Street Journal Asia in partnership with Credit Suisse.

You can find out more about the award at: http://www.wsj-asia.com/aia The dateline for entry submission is Friday, 26 March 2010 at 11.59pm Hong Kong time.

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