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Life-Like Hologram a Sign of the times Regarding AR/VR

Nov 2, 2020
Kim Kardashian West was given the “most thoughtful gift of a lifetime.” Her husband surprised her with a life-like hologram of her late father, Robert Kardashian, giving her a special happy birthday message. This sentimental production was made possible by Kaledia, a hologram company...

Researchers Confirm Shift in COVID-19 Testing Needed as Country Reopens

Aug 4, 2020
A recent Science Magazine article discusses the radical shift in COVID-19 testing needed to reopen schools and businesses. While the country increased testing throughout the summer, we have not be able to mitigate spread effectively. “Diagnostics experts, public health officials, and...

FDA Approved Suppliers of COVID-19 Testing Kits

May 12, 2020
As the country continues to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, testing remains one of the keys to mitigating the virus and reopening the economy.  The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been rapidly reviewing and approving Emergency Use Authorizations (EUAs) in order to ensure adequate...

Europe

Welcome to a new Healthcare Supply Chain Community

Mar 5, 2021
A new group for healthcare professionals and suppliers has been launched and being is managed by healthcare supply chain experts, each with many years of experience in technology, best practice processes and standards adoption. Their aim is to encourage the sharing of experiences and challenges...

How cities can prepare for ‘flying cars’

Mar 5, 2021
Urban Aerial Mobility – or ‘flying cars’ – could present a more flexible way for cities to invest in future infrastructure, says WEF. Cities can help shape how this technology will be implemented and how it will impact their communities. To understand what’s needed, Agenda spoke with...

The UN environment programme

Feb 19, 2021
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is a “global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system, and serves as an authoritative advocate...

UK public procurement fragmentation: green paper and frameworks

Feb 12, 2021
The UK government’s green paper Transforming public procurement “fails to live up to its title,” explains CIPS. Colin Cram, a consultant who was a founding member of the government’s Central Unit on Purchasing – a forerunner of the Efficiency and Reform Group — said the proposals...

International

Introducing the My GovShop Dashboard

Feb 24, 2021
The free My GovShop Dashboard was launched January 2021 and is the newest product feature from GovShop.com. Designed to help further reduce the barriers to entry into the government sector by helping businesses discover, follow, and monitor government opportunities across federal, state, and local...

NHS Wales to join the drive for adoption of GS1 standards

Jan 15, 2021
GS1 UK is a community of more than 42,000 members working in areas such as retail, foodservice and healthcare. It is one of 115 independent, not-for-profit GS1 organisations operating across 150 countries worldwide. It helps everyone involved in making, moving and trading goods to automate and...

AI4Cities has launched Request for Tenders

Dec 11, 2020
Six European cities and regions — Amsterdam (Netherlands), Copenhagen (Denmark), Helsinki (Finland), Île-de-France, Paris Region (France), Stavanger (Norway) and Tallinn (Estonia) — have developed ambitious strategies and policy plans to become carbon neutral by at latest 2050. AI4Cities, an...