Agritech startups seek stable export policy, increased digitisation

The demands of India’s fledgling agritech industry are as varied as their challenges. Given the complexity of the industry in terms of geographies, local ecosystems, dependence on monsoons, and a host of varying and often changing factors, it’s not a surprise. Also, agriculture is a state subject.  “The most importantContinue Reading

FirstBank CEO on Digitisation, Customer Relations and the Impact of Effective CSR Initiatives 1

FirstBank of Nigeria Limited is a multinational bank and financial services company based in Lagos, Nigeria. It boasts an extraordinary 128-year history and is the region’s foremost financial inclusion services provider, having won multiple Global Banking & Finance Awards including ‘Best CSR Bank Western Africa’ and ‘Best Corporate Bank WesternContinue Reading

“Asia is constantly strengthening its digitisation and connectivity, making it an attractive market to invest in”

Eppendorf, a leading global company, catering instruments, consumables, solutions and services for life science institutes and businesses worldwide recently inaugurated its new subsidiary in Singapore’s Biopolis Science Centre. This centre focuses on biomedical research projects and enables close cooperation between public and private scientific institutions. BioSpectrum Asia caught up withContinue Reading

Digitisation of small and medium-sized businesses in India

The success of e-commerce companies has previously shown how important it is for organisations to have a digital presence, the transition of which is accelerated by the Covid-19 pandemic. The retail industry in India will be worth roughly 1.5 trillion dollars. SaaS start-ups are playing a significant role in this. Continue Reading

Value creation must be ultimate object of digitisation in banking

It is evident globally, that technology has in many ways altered how people interact with their environments. Largely, the way we shop and make payments have been influenced by digitisation. Undoubtedly, financial intermediaries like banks have seen the most transformation in the wake of technological advancement and digitisation. This radicalContinue Reading


Budget digitisation initiatives could lead to $10.7 billion spent on technology services   According to Gartner India, the budget’s suggestions on digitisation and technology reform could result in a multibillion-dollar opportunity for India’s prominent IT services providers like TCS, Infosys, Wipro, and Tech Mahindra. According to the technology forecaster, theContinue Reading