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October 2018

Editor’s pickCornell University: Bacteriophage capable of eliminating E. coli in drinking water

23-10-2018
Cornell University, bacteriophage, E. coli, drinking water

Food scientists from Cornell University, New York, United States (U.S.), now can deploy a genetically engineered virus to detect and destroy E. Coli present in drinking water in areas hard to reach around the world. According to new research published by The Royal Society of Chemistry in August 2018, this test can be administered …

New IIoT solution from Schneider Electric enables industry to control real-time profitability

23-10-2018
Schneider Electric, IIoT solution real-time profitability, Seeq, Profit Advisor

Singapore – Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, has introduced new IIoT capabilities that will enable its industrial customers to measure and control the profitability of their operations in real time. Developed through a partnership with Seeq, a leading provider of software and services that …

Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure Machine Advisor maximises the value of data for OEMs

22-10-2018
Schneider Electric, EcoStruxure Machine Advisor, Track, monitor, fix, machines, EcoStruxure Augmented Operator Adviosr, EcoStruxure Machine

Singapore –– Amid rapid digitisation of manufacturing, machine builders (OEMs) need to provide a better service to improve their customers’ agility and market responsiveness. Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, today presents EcoStruxure Machine Advisor, a platform that …

Siemens and Bentley Systems announce integrated asset performance

22-10-2018
Bentley Systems, Siemens, joint technology and service solution, digitalisation of power plants, MindSphere, asset performance management

LONDON, U.K. – The Year in Infrastructure 2018 Conference – Siemens and Bentley Systems have announced a joint technology and service solution, consisting of their complementary offerings, to speed up the digitalisation of power plants and provide intelligent analytics with a range of innovative offerings and managed services …

World’s top circular economy event brings economy reformers to Yokohama, Japan

22-10-2018
World Circular Economy Forum, WCEF 2018, Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra, Japan Ministry of the Environment

The second World Circular Economy Forum WCEF2018 is gaining huge international attention. This 22 to 24 October event in Yokohama, Japan has attracted economy reformers from over 70 countries. More than 1,000 attendees are examining how businesses can seize new opportunities, gain a competitive advantage through circular economy solutions and how …

Schneider Electric Launches Smart Manufacturing Innovations for the region at Industrial Transformation Asia-Pacific conference

19-10-2018
Schneider Electric, Industrial Transformation Asia-Pacific, Industry 4.0 solutions

SINGAPORE – October 16, 2018 – Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, today launched its latest smart manufacturing solutions for the Asia-Pacific region. Showcasing these latest innovations at the Industrial Transformation Asia-Pacific (ITAP) conference and exhibition at the …

European green energy SMEs eyeing market opportunities in Southeast Asia

19-10-2018
European green energy SMEs, Green Energy Technologies business mission, Indonesia, Singapore

Green Energy Technologies business mission to explore business partnerships with local and regional companies SINGAPORE, October 2018 – On 28 October, about 40 European companies from 15 different European Union (EU) Member States will embark on a week-long Green Energy Technologies business mission to Indonesia and Singapore. This mission …

Bentley acquires Agency9 to realise digital twins for every city

18-10-2018
Bentley, acquisition, Agency9, digital twins, Stockholm, city-scale reality modelling

LONDON, U.K. – The Year in Infrastructure 2018 Conference – Bentley Systems Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, today announced the acquisition of Agency9, based in Stockholm. Agency9 has already provided nearly half of …