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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 …

Editor’s pickSchneider Electric Innovation Summit Singapore: Powering and Digitising the Economy

21-09-2018
Schneider Electric Innovation Summit Singapore, Powering and Digitising the Economy

Singapore, September 20, 2018 – Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, is hosting more than 1,500 customers, partners, suppliers and influencers at its latest Innovation Summit, September 20-21 at Singapore Marina Bay Sands. The event brings together Schneider Electric experts and …

ABB AbilityTM-based digital innovations will be a game-changer in shaping power systems of the future

19-09-2018
ABB, digital innovations, CEPSI 2018, Kuala Lumpur, power systems, ABB AbilityTM Power Transformer

ABB will present its latest ABB AbilityTM-based technology solutions at CEPSI 2018 from September 17-21, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. CEPSI is a leading bi-annual electricity-supply conference in East Asia and the Western Pacific region, and ABB is a platinum sponsor this year.  According to the World Energy Council, global demand for energy …

Editor’s pickProfessors Bruce Rittmann and Mark van Loosdrecht win 2018 Stockholm Water Prize

03-09-2018
Stockholm Water Prize 2018, microbiological research and innovations, water and wastewater treatment

Professors Bruce Rittmann and Mark van Loosdrecht received the 2018 Stockholm Water Prize on Wednesday, for microbiological research and innovations that have revolutionised water and wastewater treatment. The prize was presented to them by Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, at a ceremony in Stockholm City Hall during World …

Siemens and Bentley systems strengthen their strategic alliance

30-08-2018
Siemens, Bentley systems, strategic alliance, joint innovation investment programme

In the companies’ latest Alliance Board meeting, Bentley Systems and Siemens decided to further strengthen their strategic alliance. The two companies have decided to extend their existing agreement, to further develop their joint business cooperation and commercial initiatives. Therefore, the joint innovation investment programme will be …

Students shine, make a difference in society with engineering

02-08-2018
Students, engineering, IES Innovation Challenge for the Community 2018 awards, NED 2018 Prize Presentation Ceremony, EIC 2018

The National Engineers Day (NED) 2018 recently celebrated the best of youthful creativity and passion in making a difference to the society through engineering. Mr Heng Swee Keat, Minister for Finance presented the Energy Innovation Challenge (EIC) 2018 and the IES Innovation Challenge for the Community 2018 awards to winning students at the NED …