From telemedicine booming through the COVID-19 era, the rise in wearable devices to the latest advances in artificial intelligence and big data analytics: digital applications have the potential to unlock immense opportunities for public and private organisations in the realm of healthcare. And startups are well placed to take advantage of such nascent technologies and opportunities.

Between 2012- 2017, the iconic Rizal Monument in the city of Manila sparked discussions about the importance of preserving and respecting one’s heritage. The building of a high-rise condominium directly behind the monument caused an outrage among many citizens who saw it not only as an eyesore, but an act of disgrace towards a beloved national figure.

World Car-Free Day, celebrated annually on 22nd of September, is an initiative that promotes the notion of car-light societies and encourages citizens around the world to rethink their dependence on private cars for transportation. With 20% of the world’s carbon emission currently being transport-related and this number continuing to grow, any step towards better efficiency holds great promise in solving this global challenge.

During Singapore’s circuit breaker period, various incidences of the elderly flouting safe distancing rules emerged in the media, leading to concerns that this group in pa

What are some of the secular drivers of growth in Asia today?

In November 2019, Singapore made public its ‘National Artificial Intelligence Strategy” which, according to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in the National AI Strategy document:

One vision of smart cities is to exploit mobile devices to collect information, extract knowledge, and make decisions about the citizens and their living environment to provide i

The NRF Investigatorship grant will support SMU Professor Archan Misra’s vision of a smart city where humans and devices work collaboratively on projects.

SMU Professor Archan Misra has received a National Research Foundation (NRF) Investigatorship grant to develop new capabilities in ultra-low power sensing and embedded machine intelligence, which can catalyse innovative applications in smart cities, factories and buildings.

Assistant Professor Aidan Wong from SMU’s School of Social Sciences discusses the value of electronic waste recycling and sustainability in Singapore.