Seoul-based Combiro and Madrid-based BOld have signed an agreement that will benefit their startups and accelerated companies to grow. Both Combiro and Bold have very similar objectives and work with scalable, revenue-generating, internationally focused and technology-based startups. Combiro supports Korean promising technologies and companies not only national-wide but also works
Inmarsat is a founding member of Asia’s first ‘Decarbonising Shipping’ initiative to harness the power of startups to meet UN targets on greenhouse gas emissions, which launched earlier this month. In the last year, Inmarsat has launched its own IoT platform – Fleet Data – and its own dedicated bandwidth
The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA), in collaboration with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the blockchain company Perlin are working together on an e-registry for the process of renewal and ship registration. The International E-Registry for Ships (IERS) is based on Perlin’s Wavelet, an open ledger for writing decentralized
AI Singapore (AISG) announced that it will launch two new programmes — the AISG Industrial Postgraduate Programme and the AISG Fellowship Programme — to train AI research talent in strategic industrial areas and to engage Singapore’s top AI experts to help narrow the gap between academic research and industry solutions.
The World Bank and the European Commission have launched the Blue Economy Development Framework (BEDF). The Framework is a novelty in the area of international ocean governance. It helps (developing) coastal states transition to diverse and sustainable blue economies while building resilience to climate change. This transition starts with data
Techstars and Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS), a world leading ship management company, announced on the 31st that they are jointly launching a global MaritimeTech accelerator, the EPS MaritimeTech Accelerator Powered by Techstars. Based in Singapore, this new mentorship-driven accelerator program will be Techstars second accelerator in the sovereign city-state. The
The Observer Research Foundation (ORF) has published the paper ‘Blue Economy in the Indian Ocean: Governance perspectives for sustainable development in the region‘ by Aparna Roy. This paper is is part of ORF’s series, ‘India and Global Governance’. The paper explores the current governance framework of marine resource management in
Regional Stakeholder Seminar On Blue Economy Following the 2018 Burgas Ministerial Declaration towards a Common Maritime Agenda for the Black Sea, the Facility for Blue Growth is pleased to announce the Regional stakeholder seminar on blue economy. The seminar will take place on 19 March 2019 in Istanbul, Turkey. The