A new railway line can benefit communities if they are people-centric. People are likely to remain disadvantaged if they lack the knowledge needed to take advantage of opportunities and if they lack access to enabling resources or the skills needed to gain employment or build an enterprise.
An article by John Ross in the Times Higher Education. Twitter: @JohnRoss49 Australian universities are well placed to meet the skills
Now that the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA) has been signed, Australia’s training sector has an opportunity to build
Innovation Science Australia has released its 2030 Strategic Plan. The plan is a roadmap on how to develop the nation’s industry policies.
100 million plus internet users in Indonesia. Australia’s trade commission (Austrade) has released a new guide to help Australian business access the market.
Australian and Indonesian Governments will jointly hold a Digital Forum in Jakarta. The forum will explore six areas for potential cooperation: digital health, fintech, cybersecurity, linking start-up ecosystem, smart government, and creative digital industries.
Adolescence is getting longer as young adults delay marriage, children and finishing their education, say scientists. If society doesn’t have a good understanding of at what age adolescence occurs, we risk making very uninformed policy … this will have a detrimental effect not only on this generation but on generations to come.
Every year Boston Consulting Group survey senior executives around the world asking them to rank the most innovative companies. This year’s ranking shows how more companies are going digital and making the big leap into big data analytics.
The government recently released its official blueprint for a “smart Hong Kong”. The plan embraces the efficient and sustainable city, digital data, innovation, and technology.
French outgoing President Francoise Hollande is visiting Jakarta this week to boost bilateral ties with Indonesia. Hollande is bringing with
Providing financial support for high-achieving female researchers from developing APEC economies. The 2017 round of the fellowship is now open.
A report by French consulting firm, Capgemini, ranks India as the most preferred destination for innovation in Asia and third
Indonesia is short of skilled engineers. A country with a population of 250 million, it currently has 57 million skilled workers. It needs 113 million by 2030. This shortage is a hurdle to infrastructure development and growth of the manufacturing industry.
Tesla is ranked number One in Forbes ‘Most Innovative Companies’. This year, 24 major Asian firms appear among Forbes list of the World Most Innovative Companies. The list identifies the top 100 “creative disrupters” – companies that are entering, innovating and attracting the interest of investors.
Asia’s new innovation pioneers are going beyond their traditional role of education and to serve as engines of innovation in order to spark economic growth and improve society as a whole.