Business in Asia: Innovation & Technology news

Danish app offers a way to rescue delicious, unsold food from local shops and restaurants

The Danish company, Too Good To Go, is an app where consumers can purchase food that would otherwise be thrown away, and instead pick up the food at cut-down prices. Overall, one-third of food produced today is either lost or wasted, and the investors see big potential. This idea could potentially turn into a good…

Camfil Malaysia strengthens collaboration in molecular testing at UTAR

Camfil Malaysia, a subsidiary of the Swedish Camfil group, has entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) in Malaysia that came into effect on 1 January 2021. The Camfil Group is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, and has 30 manufacturing sites, six R&D centres, local sales…

Danfoss to build $7.7m refrigeration R&D center in China

According to Danfoss China, the Danish manufacturer is to build a new global refrigeration R&D and testing center in China. The new 7,000m2 center will be dedicated to research and development and will be located in the Wuqing District, Tianjin. The new R&D and testing center is expected to be completed within the next year.…

Nordic Innovation House HK supports Asian Financial Forum 2021 Online

On 15 January 2021 the Nordic Innovation House-Hong Kong announced: The NIH-HK is supporting AFF2021 event as a community partner to kickstart this new year. Insurtech start-ups worldwide will bring their cutting-edge ideas to the inaugural AFF Accelerate, helping insurers build resilience by turning their ideas into reality. Join us at AFF 2021 online to…

NIH-SG invites to pitch your projects in MedTech Innovation Asia Pacific Program 2021

On 13 January 2021 the Nordic Innovation House Singapore invited to join a competition “MedTech Innovator Asia Pacific Accelerator 2021” MedTech Innovator is the largest accelerator of medical devices in the world and the industry’s premiere non-profit global competition and accelerator for medical device, digital health and diagnostic companies. The mission is to improve the…

DCCC Shanghai hosts webinar on AI in China’s E-commerce and Retail Industry

Danish Chamber of Commerce in China invites to their next webinar, co organized with the Danish-Chinese Business Forum, on a topic of AI in China’s E-commerce and Retail industry. 16:00 – 17:00 CST (China) on Tuesday 19th January 2021 Mr Mark West, Head of EMEA at 4Paradigm’s regional HQ in Amsterdam, and Ms Ruolin Zhao,…

Nordic Innovation House Singapore hosted SGInnovate webinar

Nordic Innovation House Singapore held on 13 January an SGInnovate webinar with DeepTech ecosystem players to better understand the state of Deep Tech in Asia and what we can expect in the future. Key speaker Peter Norvig, Director of Research at Google, shared the areas of Deep Tech research that Google believes can be commercialized.…

Danish technology reduces water usage for paper in Myanmar

Danish support to Pann Thazin, a paper mill in Yangon has demonstrated the value of ‘Dissolved Air Flotation Technology (DAF)’, reducing water usage up to 80 per cent through recirculation of treated water while stopping the discharge of untreated wastewater. Since the discharge of wastewater decreases substantially, the neighbours of the factory do not suffer…

New Cambodia-MKI Norway partnership for edutainment content development

MK International Investment and Development Co., Ltd. of Norway (MKI Norway) is investing $1.8 million for 3-year educational-entertainment programmes exclusively developed for Cambodia. Educational entertainment or edutainment is media designed to educate through entertainment and the programmes will help to improve the general knowledge among the Cambodian population aged 12 years old and over with…

Report indicates Chinese Bitcoin miners migrate to Nordic Regions

A new regional report from China Blocktrain&Bitcon news (8tbc) and statements from the head of operations at Genesis Mining, the largest cloud mining company on the market indicate that Chinese miners are migrating from China to Nordic Regions. Bitcoin mining is a computerized process with three main functions which includes issuing new Bitcoins, confirming transactions…