Category: Singapore

Last call to buy your ticket for the DABS Gala Ball






The deadline for buying tickets for the DABS Gala Ball on 4 March 2017 is this Friday, 24 February 2017. To register, members should kindly send an email including the names of your guests to dabs@dabs-singapore.com Your reservation is not confirmed until payment has been settled. Kindly pay for your tickets here              …

Singapore introduction of Finnish Millennium Technology Prize






On Friday 20 January 2017 the international science and technology community was invited to take part in the Millennium Technology Prize Introduction Reception at the Ambassador of Finland, HE Paula Parviainen’s residence. The guest of honor, Dr Juha Ylä-Jääski President and CEO of the Technology Academy of Finland (TAF), introduced the Millennium Technology Prize. The…

Exchange students event highlighted Finland centenary






On 24 January 2017 the Embassy of Finland in Singapore invited to the Finnish Exchange Students Event. It was an evening of “playful contests, making new friends and most of all celebrating the centenary of independent Finland,” writes the Finnish embassy. “The team of volunteers is building bridges between Finland and Singapore through many events…

Swedish Health Ministry’s Singapore visit






On 13-14 February Swedish Ministry of Health and Social Affairs’ representative Madeleine Harby Samuelsson, visited Singapore. The main purpose of the State Secretary’s visit was to gain a deeper understanding of the health and elderly care sector in Singapore. Mrs. Harby Samuelsson led a delegation that comprised of representatives from Swecare, The National Board of…

Nordic solutions at Inter Airport Singapore






At least nine companies and solution are exhibiting as over 100 of the world’s leading airport equipment suppliers from over 27 different countries get together for the Inter Airport South East Asia trade show at Singapore EXPO from 15 – 17 February 2017. They are AirPo Products, Axa Power, Efla Oy, Hobart, ITW GSE, J&B…

Gunilla Daintry at the heart of Sweden-Singapore relations






18 years and having worked under seven ambassadors at the Embassy of Sweden in Singapore, 22 years with Swedish Business Association Singapore (SBAS), and residing in Asia since the early 1970’s. We are talking about a person with a track record and dedication of sorts! ScandAsia got the chance to sit down with a true…

Active Aging and Pressalit open Singapore showroom






The official opening of the exclusive Pressalit Care showroom took place in Singapore on 9 January 2017, where the Embassy of Denmark in Singapore congratulated Pressalit and its appointed local partner Active Aging LLP. Active Aging is a 100% Singapore enterprise, dedicated to enabling seniors and the disabled, to ‘keep living’ well, independently and healthily,…

32 years of Internet of Things: Axis Communications






It is sometimes interesting to get a slightly longer, historic perspective, in this ever-increasingly digital world, and Axis Communications, a Swedish IT company, represents this well. The example concerns ‘Internet of Things’ (or IoT), a buzzword and relatively recent concept. “IoT, to get things to function over a network, we’ve been doing for 32 years.…