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The many valuable returns of R&D investments

LOCAL industrial output has been tepid for some quarters, reflecting weak external demand. Just about the sole bright spark comes from the electronics sector, which has managed a near-9 per cent growth in the first eight months of 2016, propped up by the semiconductor industry. The local semiconductor industry is a fine example of public research-and-development (R&D) investment paying off in mult...

EDBI invests in American cyber security company

EDBI, the investment arm of the Singapore Economic Development Board, has invested in United States-based Shape Security, which helps businesses defend against cyber attacks on Web and mobile applications. EDBI contributed to Shape's US$40 million (S$54.5 million) funding round and aims to help the company expand in the Asia-Pacific region. Shape's technology defends against sophisticated automa...

Aztech shares up after founder makes cash offer

Aztech Group shares jumped 27.7 per cent yesterday after founder and chief executive Michael Mun launched a cash offer to take the electronics, materials supply and marine group private. Mr Mun's offer price of 42 cents a share would give investors a 29.2 per cent premium over the last traded price of 32.5 cents before the offer was made. The offer values Aztech Group at $20.4 million. The share...

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Manufacturing Technology Asia 2017

The 21st edition of MTA will showcase the latest cutting-edge manufacturing technologies and solutions from 400 international exhibitors, which will enable attendees to not only stay relevant but also ahead of economic and industry transformations.

A key spotlight of MTA, the Capabilities Hub has consistently drawn high levels of interest from high-value sectors such as MedTech, Complex Equipment, Oil & Gas and Medical Technology.

MetrologyAsia will once again be held alongside MTA, gathering the top metrology brands to unveil cutting edge testing, measurement and inspection applications and systems needed for complex and sophisticated manufacturing processes.

Visit www.mta-asia.com for more information.
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