04DEC

Solar systems sales surge in Israel amid electricity price concerns

According to data from the Enerpoint company, in the first half of 2022 there was a 12% increase in the installation of solar systems using photovoltaic technology.  
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03DEC

Israel's AVATAR Consortium tests autonomous vehicle decision-making

The group of Israeli companies and researchers from Israeli institutions is developing a framework for advanced technologies available only in Israel.
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20NOV

The President of the Provincial Government, Igor Mirović, spoke at the First Forum of Sustainable Investment in the Western Balkan

The President of the Provincial Government, Igor Mirović, spoke at the First Forum of Sustainable Investment in the Western Balkans, which is being held at the National Bank of Serbia.  
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20NOV

ENERGY TAIWAN OCT 18-20, 2023

Taiwan’s Largest Green Energy Exhibition: Gathering Complete Renewable Energy Supply Chain
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08NOV

US pledges support to Vietnam in just energy transition

At a meeting with Vietnamese Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha on the sidelines of the 27th UN Climate Change Conference (COP27), Kerry said the US will boost cooperation with Vietnam and work together with the Southeast Asian nation to fulfill climate commitments.
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08NOV

Bidding plan for North-South Expressway approved

The Ministry of Transport has approved a bidding plan for packages of 12 subprojects under the Eastern North-South Expressway project in 2021-2025 (second phase).
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07NOV

Plenty of franchising opportunities in Việt Nam: conference

Việt Nam is a country with a lot of opportunities for franchising, with many businesses having the capability to become a franchisee, even a master franchisee, a conference has heard.
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07NOV

Foreign Contractor Tax in Vietnam: A Complete Guide for 2022

Vietnam’s foreign contractor tax (FCT), often referred to as the withholding tax, is a tax that is applied to transactions conducted in Vietnam between a foreign company or sub-contractor and a Vietnamese company.
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07NOV

Industrial Revolution I4.0: It’s not just about new technologies

Countries like the Philippines have adopted the Singapore-developed framework for manufacturing transformation.
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06NOV

Israeli researchers from the Technion are developing a solution that addresses the shortages in seasonal harvesters: robots that pick fruit for us

Throughout history, early summer has often signaled the time to harvest. Harvesting, of course, has evolved considerably. As opposed to ancient times when mobilizing the whole community was necessary to fully harvest grain, there are sophisticated machines nowadays run by just a few individual operators that quickly navigate through fields and efficiently process many acres at a time.
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05NOV

Electric utility stocks remain attractive

As the market is now covered by many negative factors, especially soaring inflation and higher interest rates, defensive stocks, including electric utility stocks, become appealing assets to investors. 
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03NOV

The tool that will help fight climate change is made in Singapore

Besides the platform, NUS professor Koh Lian Pin also pushes for nature-based solutions to issues like warmer temperatures and sea level rise
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02NOV

Services sector outlook remains ‘positive’

The net weighted balance of 9%, however, was lower than the previous quarter.
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02NOV

Net zero: Why should you care, and what are the steps needed to achieve the global goal?

A whole-of-system approach to decarbonisation calls on individuals to step up
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01NOV

Singapore’s top trade associations links arms to adopt industry-wide green initiatives

Initiatives such as waste and GHG emission reduction are just some of their goals.
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31OCT

VN businesses cannot join global supply chains with weak strategies

Lacking initiatives and preparation, it has been challenging for Vietnam’s enterprises to join global supply chains, according to the Vietnam Confederation of Industry and Commerce (VCCI)’s latest study.
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31OCT

SOEs needs to innovate as VN aims to have at least 25 with market cap from $1 billion

It was critical for State-owned enterprises (SOEs) to strengthen innovations as Viet Nam set the target of having at least 25 SOEs with a market capitalisation of US$1 billion and more.
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31OCT

‘Petty corruption' is rampant, hard to get rid of

More than 67% of enterprises paid "unofficial" costs in construction inspection activities and 61.36% for conditional business licenses.
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31OCT

The Untapped Potential in Vietnam’s Pre-school Market

Despite being part of Vietnam’s national education system, pre-school education is not compulsory. The government, however, is trying to promote participation in early childhood education, and this has created a range of opportunities for foreign investors.
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31OCT

Singaporean’s spending to slow down in 2023: report

Real household spending is expected to grow by 2.28%.
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29OCT

Singapore-Malaysia Electricity Interconnector upgrade completed

The interconnector can now handle around 1,000MW of electricity flows.
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28OCT

Spain, Poland, Italy, Hungary Pharma Companies Gain Equal Access to Vietnam Market

A little talked about circular came into force earlier this month that could pay dividends for pharmaceutical companies in Spain, Poland, Italy and Hungary looking to enter the Vietnamese pharmaceuticals market.
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28OCT

Job market shows signs of ‘slowing momentum’ as retrenchment rises

Employment continued to rise in the third quarter, but Singapore’s job market recovery showed signs of a “slowing momentum”, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) said on Friday, as retrenchments swung up and the unemployment rate climbed.
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28OCT

Uspace completes US$8.2 million Series A led by Taiwan Mobile, enters Tesla rental service

Uspace, a technology company with sharing economy as its core value, announced the completion of an US$8.2 million Series A funding round on Oct 27, led by Taiwan Mobile. According to Uspace, the company will leverage Series A to implement a more rapid and comprehensive strategic expansion to the fields of e-commerce, auto insurance, loans, and other new markets, and achieve ongoing capital planning. It also aims to go public in the next two years.
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28OCT

Business monitor indicates shift toward a ‘recession’

Business monitor indicates shift toward a ‘recession’ ‘YELLOW-BLUE’: The score fell to just one point above the recession indicator in a sign of looming economic challenges, the National Development Council said
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26OCT

27 October webinar on doing businss in Israel and Singapore

We will keep a Webinar on 27October 10AM-12AM on the tender, research and market opportunities in Israel and Singapore and  current R&D opportunities in Horizon 2020 and  Marie Curie program for researchers + research and industry.  Welcome to join the Webinar and to see how we can assist you to spread your business and open these markets.
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25OCT

Textile production in Taiwan sees boost in recycled plastic

ECO-FRIENDlY: Taiwan’s textile manufacturers are following brands such as Nike and Adidas to use more sustainable and recycled materials for their products
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24OCT

Singapore is most in-demand travel destination in APAC: report

Bookings as of June 2022 were 10% higher than in 2019 levels. 
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24OCT

VIETNAM BUSINESS NEWS OCTOBER 24

Ample room for Vietnamese coffee exports to Spain  
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24OCT

Vietnam’s businesses need capital: economist

It is necessary to control inflation but also ensure opportunities for businesses to access capital, said economist Tran Dinh Thien.
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23OCT

'Self-determination' with 3rd pillar for sustainable growth

Local firms are being affected by today’s changing world because of the openness of the Vietnamese economy.
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22OCT

Efforts towards net-zero goal start from individual actions: Dialogue panellists

SINGAPORE - Recycling is no longer limited to the efforts of a karung guni (rag-and-bone) man who collects used items, but is now a way of life for everyone, given the current climate crisis.  
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22OCT

Efforts towards net-zero goal start from individual actions: Dialogue panellists

SINGAPORE - Recycling is no longer limited to the efforts of a karung guni (rag-and-bone) man who collects used items, but is now a way of life for everyone, given the current climate crisis.  
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21OCT

2022 Energy Taiwan Concludes with a Significant Growth of 25% in the Number of Visitors

2022 Energy Taiwan, co-hosted by TAITRA and SEMI, was concluded on the 21st of October with great success. With more than a thousand booths, a new record in its scale, this exhibition drew as many as 19,487 visitors over three days, reaching a new high in attendance with a growth of 25% from the previous year.
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18OCT

Singapore, Vietnam deepen ties in sustainability, innovation and digitalisation

The countries agreed to partner in infrastructure and manufacturing amongst others.
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18OCT

Four parties back environmental sustainability improvement tool for businesses

They signed an MoU with the developers of Green Compass.  
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18OCT

Urbanisation will drive demand for integrated managed services

Surbana Jurong leverages in-house expertise to thrive in the market.  
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17OCT

Global energy crisis is a wake-up call for businesses to go green: Teo Chee Hean

SINGAPORE - The current global energy crisis is a wake-up call for businesses to become greener, with those which delay action doing so at their own peril, said Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security Teo Chee Hean at the 2022 Global Compact Network Singapore Summit on Monday.
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17OCT

Global energy crisis is a wake-up call for businesses to go green: Teo Chee Hean

SINGAPORE - The current global energy crisis is a wake-up call for businesses to become greener, with those which delay action doing so at their own peril, said Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security Teo Chee Hean at the 2022 Global Compact Network Singapore Summit on Monday.
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17OCT

Singapore and Vietnam powers commitment to energy transition with MoU

The agreement covers key areas such as R&D and low-carbon energy technologies.
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14OCT

How are Foreign Investors Responding to Vietnam’s New Data Localization Regulation

Vietnam ranked 48 out of 132 economies in the Global Innovation Index 2022 by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The country performed well in many aspects of technology and FDI, yet indicating that there is still room for improvement in other areas. Vietnam Briefing provides insights into the strengths and weaknesses of Vietnam, its position and ranking, and a comparison with its regional peers.
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09OCT

The announced investment of EUR 12 billion in the energy infrastructure of Serbia

Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić said today that EUR 12 billion will be invested in the country's energy infrastructure in the next six years, which will increase the investment program "Serbia 2025".
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09OCT

UNDP and the Government of Switzerland announce additional funding for the implementation of the Green Agenda in Serbia

On Monday, the United Nations Development Program will present the first results of public calls within the "EU Green Agenda in Serbia" initiative, UNPD Serbia announced, and at the same time announced additional funding for a "greener" Serbia.
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23SEP

How are Foreign Investors Responding to Vietnam’s New Data Localization Regulation

Vietnam’s new data localization regulation requires domestic and certain foreign companies to locally store personal data. It is unclear how the regulation can be enforced without reneging on its pledge against forced data localization as part of the CPTPP trade agreement. The announcement has rattled business groups and trade partners.
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22SEP

ICBUILD, the collaborative project of Greenerg-Pro met at a technical meeting in Italy on 15/09/2022.

On the following day we visited  the stand of Ecodomus, the project partner which was present at the Mediedil fair: https://www.mediexpo.it/evento-1 in Palermo!
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19SEP

prof. dr Mirjana Kranjac at UNDP acelerator for Green agenda in Serbia, in Belgrade, supported by Chamber of commerce of Serbia, September 2022.

prof. dr Mirjana Kranjac at UNDP acelerator for Green agenda in Serbia, in Belgrade, supported by Chamber of commerce of Serbia, September 2022.
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09SEP

"Reshaping the Energy Industry: Action for Transition"

OMC is continuing the energy debate  while preparing for its 30th anniversary next May 2023.
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25AUG

GreenergPro consortium held "Doing business in Taiwan - Intellectual Property Rights and Public Procurement" webinar for the international audience with interest to enter to the Taiwanese market on 26/07/2022.

The event was co-organised by the China IP SME Helpdesk and our consortium composing of Ecopanonia, Archenerg and Institute Of Fluid-Flow Machinery - Polish Academy of Sciences.
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17JUL

Webinar: Intellectual Property & Public Procurement for Green Businesses in Vietnam (Co-Organised with Greenerg-Pro & CEEC VN)

Green procurement is the adoption of environmentally responsible practices in business activities used to meet needs for materials, goods, utilities and services. It fundamentally incorporates human health and ecological concerns into the search for high quality products and services at competitive prices.
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08JUL

INDIA-MAGYARORSZÁG üzleti fórum

Magyarországról 26 tagú üzleti delegáció érkezett Delhibe 2022.05.27-én a kelettel való együttműködés érdekében. Szijjártó Péter és Meenakashi Lekhi indiai kereskedelmi államminiszter asszony igazi sikertörténetként jelentették be a két ország közötti kapcsolatot, melyet továbbra is fennszeretnének tartani, illetve erősíteni, valamint több területen is együttműködni. 
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08JUL

Archenerg has disseminated GreenergPro project during its recent business missions to Iran and India

The delegation of the ArchEnerg Cluster also took part in the INOTEX International Innovation and Technology Exhibition in Iran beetwen 10-13 May 2022. As Iran’s biggest Technology event, INOTEX brings technology and innovation experts around the world together to bridge the gap between innovators, investors and traders.
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02JUL

The online event for the all projects funded under the Call for proposals “Supporting European SMEs to participate in public procurement outside EU”

Our project Greenerg-Pro running from July 2021 will meet up with the parallel running projects during the " First interim Meeting "Supporting European SMEs to participate in public procurement outside EU" on 27-28 April 2022. The online event will bring together all projects funded under the Call for proposals “Supporting European SMEs to participate in public procurement outside EU”. 
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29JUN

The delegation of the project Greenerg-Pro visited Israel from 21th to 24th of June 2022.

We had the following meetings: 1.Hungarian Ambassy in Israel 2. Association of employees of Israel 3.Innovation agency of Israel  4. EIT HUB in Israel 5.Serbian Ambassy in Israel
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24JUN

Minutes of Israeli missions

download - Istraeli negos - (xls) download - Minutes EIT HUB on-site meeting in Israel (doc) download - minutes Embassy of Hungary - Israel (doc) download - Minutes ISERD Israel meeting (doc) download - minutes Manufacturers Association of Israel (doc) download - Minutes of the Serbian Embassy (doc) download - start-ups EIT Hub
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22JUN

GREENERG-PRO is disseminated in Poland

GREENERG-PRO is disseminated in Poland!!
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31MAY
31MAY

Invitation to the Eurostars X Singapore Tech Showcase Da

Enterprise Singapore is excited to invite you to the Eurostars X Singapore Tech Showcase Day on 15 June 2022, from 4pm - 6pm SGT, supported by the Global Innovation Alliance.  
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24MAY

Webinar on Public procurement in Vietnam with project GOOSE

Following the workshop of EISMEA held on 27-28/APR our project Greenerg-Pro and GOOSE continued the communication to explore synergies between their activities.
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24MAY

GReenerg -Pro project at Agricultural fair in Novi Sad

dr Mirjana Kranjac from Ecopanonia cluster presented GReenerg -Pro project at Agricultural fair in Novi Sad, Serbia.
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23MAY
20MAY
20MAY
12APR

Business Forum 2022 Szeged

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Vojvodina, the Energy Efficiency Cluster of Novi Sad, the ArchEnerg Cluster and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Csongrád-Csanád County were organizing a Business Forum on energy efficiency and promotion of renewable energy sources in Szeged on 12 April 2022.
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31MAR

Tech Trend Show 2022 Szeged

As in previous years, the big event for the Central European region of the info-communication industry was held again this year with 350 visitors. 
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20MAR
09SEP

2nd Greenerg-Pro PSC meeting on the 18- 19th of November 2021 in Budapest Hungar

We organised our 2nd Greenerg-Pro PSC meeting on the 18- 19th of November 2021 in Budapest Hungary. For those with traveling restrictions due to pandemic, a Zoom line was set up to attend the meeting.
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09AUG

Launched two surveys in GREENERG-PRO project

Following the kick-off meeting we launched two surveys. The first one was to detect the type of services that other stakeholders and organisations are carrying out in the field of public procurement in third countries. The second one was to detect the needs of partner clusters´ members (SMEs) in the field of public procurement in third countries. The two draft surveys  were translated into local languages (Hungarian, Polish, Serbian). The surveys were launched in two weeks. 
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10JUN

Offically kicked off GREENERG-PRO project during a virtual meeting on the 3rd September 2021

We are proud to announce that our new project GREENERG-PRO - Boosting untapped green business development in public procurement in the Middle East and Asia supported by COSME was offically kicked off during a virtual meeting on the 3rd September 2021!
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