Research Center

  • The Chinese government has announced that it will invest a staggering $2.1 billion into the development of a new industrial park for AI research in Beijing. Other global superpowers such as Russia, the United States and the UAE have already invested heavily in AI (artificial intelligence) which has been recognized as a key economic driver in the future.

  • US search engine behemoth Google is attempting to address the many economic, political and environmental issues currently affecting Africa by opening a state-of-the-art AI center in Ghana.

  • A female Japanese astronaut is heading a new Space Colony Research center in Tokyo, as part of an effort to find out if the human species can live in space. Chiaki Mukai is utilizing cutting-edge technology in a bid to find out the answer to the age old question.

  • Qualcomm has unveiled that it is planning to establish three technology and testing centers in Taiwan which will help in the commercial development of 5G and advanced technologies. The research and design centers will be established in Hsinchu in the north of the country and will be operational in 2019.

  • A US startup that is developing a supersonic rail transit system which it claims will represent the future of public transportation, has announced that it will construct a research center worth $500m in Spain. Virgin Hyperloop One reached an agreement with Spanish state-owned rail infrastructure firm ADIF after a series of protracted talks.