Over 40 businesses from Victoria, Australia, participated in a trade mission to CommunicAsia 2016 in Singapore resulting in a range of partnerships, licensing deals and ventures.
“The Victorian government invests great resources into a stand like ours at CommunicAsia. We do so as it’s important to showcase new and established tech companies at the number one technology showcase in Asia.”
Philip Dalidakis, Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade
Victorian laser technology company Optotech successfully developed and commissioned three new innovative laser-based systems for hard disk drives for leading computer hardware company Seagate in Malaysia. Seagate holds 40 per cent of the world market for hard disk drives and data storage devices.
Melbourne-based software developer flexAnswer was awarded a three-plus-two year Whole of Government contract for the provision of a Virtual Assistant (VA) system to all Singapore Government agencies. There are now 18 Singapore Government agencies that have rolled out the flexAnswer VA service with many more due to come on board. flexAnswer was also awarded a VA system contract with Tenaga Nasional Berhad, the largest Malaysian electricity supplier.
Cloud-based software company Urbanise announced it has selected Singapore as its base in the region and is partnering with a number of global companies in the property and facility management sectors to deliver and improve building efficiencies and reduce operational costs.
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The next edition of CommunicAsia will be held from 23 to 25 May 2017 at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.