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Singapore-based UNL raises $2m to create smart addresses

UNL has raised US$2 million in the early stage of funding for its upcoming innovation that they’re currently working on. UNL is building what it calls the “internet of places” to make e-commerce accessible for everyone, including the 4 billion people without an address. Read the article to find out more.   GeoTech Company Featured:…

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Singapore’s National Supercomputing Resources Joins the Fight Against COVID-19

Singapore scientists can now tap into the country’s unique supercomputing resources for COVID-19 research through a special Call for Projects (CfP) put out by the National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC) Singapore. The COVID-19 Special CfP comes outside of normal CfP cycles, which happen twice a year. This provision allows researchers who are involved in COVID-19-related research…

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Singapore Land Authority Launches 3D Singapore Sandbox at GeoWorks

For the first time, nationwide 3D geospatial data will be made available for testing innovative solutions Singapore Land Authority announces the launch of 3D Singapore Sandbox today, a first-of-its-kind collaborative environment for technology industry partners and developers. This initiative aims to encourage the use of 3D city models and geospatial data to develop and test new…

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OneMap’s “Find PHPC Nearby” query is available now!

You can now search for PHPC (Public Health Preparedness Centres) with OneMap’s “Find PHPC Nearby” query, within a 2 km radius. PHPCs provide special subsidies for Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents diagnosed with respiratory illnesses (e.g. common cold). Download/update OneMap on: Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details… iOS: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/onemap-sg/id1244720012… FAQs on the PHPC subsidy programme: https://www.flugowhere.gov.sg/faq

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WhatsHalal’s first seed round investment fully subscribed; Digitalisation of halal certification process underway

WhatsHalal kickstarts 2020 with fully subscribed seed round investment from Indonesian and Singaporean investors; Digitalisation of halal certification process underway with world’s first halal process monitoring system. Support comes from regional investors to aid WhatsHalal’s overseas expansion, beginning with ventures to Indonesia, Malaysia and subsequently the rest of the ASEAN region. Funding and support from…

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Singapore Budget 2020 Industry and Skills Upgrading Highlights

Announced on 19th February, the 2020 Singapore Budget includes measures to help affected tourism, aviation, retail, food and point-to-point transport service industries cope with the financial loss caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. The Stabilisation and Support Package is outlined below: In addition, the Budget will encourage the growth of enterprises and market relevancy of workers…

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LOTaDATA makes GovTech 100 list for 2020

LOTaDATA, a GeoWorks GeoTech, has been included in the GovTech 100 2020 list of companies for the third year in a row, an annual list of the top 100 innovative companies that specialise in providing technology products and solutions for state and local government agencies, having made a difference in the public sector. The list…

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Geo Connect Asia postponement anouncement

In view of health and travel safety concerns connected to the still-evolving Covid-19 situation, organisers Montgomery Asia have announced the postponement of Geo Connect Asia this year to 2021 – and Southeast Asia’s inaugural geospatial event will return on 24th & 25th March in 2021. Taking place at Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre in Singapore,…

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GeoWorks First Breakfast Club

The first Breakfast Club was held this morning at GeoWorks with our Chief Executive, Mr Tan Boon Khai, to provide a space for current and new GeoTechs to mingle, as well as breakfast. By describing the nature of their work, possible ideas and synergies that could be accomplished together by different GeoTechs were shared. Participating…

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Let’s all do our part – 2019 Coronavirus

Dear GeoCommunity, In light of the DORSCON Orange risk assessment, we encourage everyone to observe the necessary care and precautions. Stay vigilant and take care of yourself everyone 🙂 We will get through this! From: The GeoWorks Team

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