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French Chamber launches Smart Health platform to connect innovative French healthcare actors to Singapore

  • Platform brings together 35 French players, 150 products and services, organised in 4 clusters that seek to address Singapore’s healthcare challenges
  • A wide range of innovative solutions presented through 9 citizens’ journeys, charting the experiences and needs of patients, wellness consumers and healthcare professionals
  • Objective of the platform is to facilitate discussion and development of value-added solutions with local stakeholders

Alstom and NTL launch Aptis, a new, 100% electric experience of mobility

In March this year, Alstom and NTL announced a new product, Aptis, an innovative mobility solution. As cities are looking for smarter, more efficient and more connected means of transportation, Aptis has already attracted the interest of customers in Europe. In France, STIF has decided to launch two trials, one of which is with RATP. Aptis will undergo test runs in Paris and in the Ile-de-France region during the second half of 2017.


Wavecell raises USD 8.15M in oversubscribed Series B funding round to strengthen cloud communications market leadership in Asia-Pacific

Wavecell, Asia’s leading cloud communications platform, today announced that it has secured USD 8.15 million (SGD 11.3 million) in a Series B funding round. The round was led by Qualgro, one of the leading venture capital firms in Southeast Asia, and MDI Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of Telkom Indonesia. Previous investors Wavemaker Partners and other new investors also joined this round, further affirming Wavecell’s cloud communications leadership in Southeast Asia.


Bolloré Logistics Singapore Unveils Plan for S$10 Million State-of-the-art Logistics Automation Facility with French Luxury Products Group LVMH

  • S$10 million investment between Bolloré Logistics and LVMH as part of an innovative solution and long-term partnership to increase productivity and efficiency
  • 20,000 square meter high-tech automation facility featuring a 12,000 tote multi-shuttle system from Dematic to increase space efficiency and improve throughput by up to 10 times more compared to conventional warehousing methods


France Singapore ICT Awards 2017

In the occasion of the trade exhibitions CommunicAsia and BroadcastAsia, Business France and the French Chamber of Commerce in Singapore were pleased to present the France Singapore ICT Awards 2017 in the beautiful setting of the Arts House at the Old Parliament.



MTI Maintains 2017 GDP Growth Forecast at "1.0 to 3.0 Per Cent"

The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) announced today that it has maintained the GDP growth forecast for 2017 at "1.0 to 3.0 per cent", with growth likely to come in higher than 2.0 per cent barring the materialisation of downside risks.


Economic Performance in First Quarter 2017


Opening 13 May 2017: A Delicious Multi-Concept Destination in The Heart Of Orchard By Deliciae Hospitality Management

Opening 13 May 2017, Deliciae Hospitality Management (DHM) is launching its first and biggest multi-concept destination at Robinsons The Heeren, bringing three of its award-winning concepts: L’Entrecôte The Steak & Fries Bistro, Sabio Tapas Bar and &Made Burger Bistro to join Angela May Food Chapters. Located at an all-new wing of the mall specially built for the concept, the sprawling two-storey block is also Orchard’s largest terrace designed for all-day alfresco dining.