Airbus organises start-up event in Singapore

Airbus Airbus’ first start-up event held over the weekend of 2-4 June in Singapore, attracted around 80 participants from the region, competing on aerospace concepts that could lead to greater innovation in the industry. Held in partnership with SGInnovate, a Singapore government agency supporting entrepreneurial start-ups, the participants worked day and night to fine-tune their…

STEM SKILLS

HRM Asia “It would be unrealistic to expect all facets of STEM to be encompassed in a single talent. A mathematician may not make a good engineer; an engineer may not make a good scientist” – Lynette Tan, Director, Singapore Space and Technology Association (SSTA) Link to article

Grooming STEM Talents

HRM Asia SSTA aims to instill a “deep STEM” culture even outside of its own industry. This comes in the form of several public initiatives targeted at introducing and developing STEM topics and concepts to children, adults, and professionals of all ages. Link to article

When Dreams Take Wing

The Straits Times Hillgrove Secondary student Wang Hao Ming, 17, is fascinated with space and, two years ago, he forked out $800 for a telescope. His schoolmate, Justin Chua, 14, meanwhile, is passionate about aviation – in primary school, he had collected styrofoam model planes. They came close to living out their dreams last week…

S’pore firm set to launch 2nd satellite by 2020

The Straits Times ST Electronics staff getting info on what potential clients want before starting designJermyn Chow After launching its first commercial earth observation satellite two months ago, home-grown defence manufacturer Singapore Technologies (ST) Electronics has set its sights on the next one. Its engineers and planners are now getting information from potential customers on…

Singapore partners Chinese association to develop satnav tech

Channel NewsAsia The partnership aims to advance the development of integrated space capabilities in the area of navigational satellite technology. SINGAPORE: As part of the Republic’s push towards developing space capabilities, the Singapore Space and Technology Association (SSTA) and Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) and Location Based Service (LBS) Association of China (GLAC) signed a…