WO/2017/010932 SENSOR ELEMENT FOR A CHEMICAL SENSOR AND CHEMICAL SENSOR||WO||19.01.2017|
||PCT/SG2015/050210||ROBERT BOSCH GMBH||KWAN, Yue Chau Garen|
The present invention provides a sensor element (10) for a chemical sensor with a substrate with a first electrode (14a) and a second electrode (14b) designed for a voltage application and a sensing layer (18) comprising at least a first material, wherein, in case that at least one target analyte (12) is present, an electric field (E) within the sensing layer (18) is changed, wherein the sensor element (10) also comprises a conducting layer (20) comprising at least a second material, wherein the conducting layer (20) provides an electrical connection between the first electrode (14a) and the second electrode (14b) and is covered at least partially by the sensing layer (18), and wherein an electric field (E) or a Fermi level is changed within the conducting layer (20) in case that the electric field (E) within the sensing layer (18) is changed.
WO/2017/010933 OSCILLATION MECHANISM||WO||19.01.2017|
||PCT/SG2015/050212||GEEPLEX TECHNOLOGIES PTE LTD||ALAM, Hilaal|
An oscillation mechanism comprising: at least one oscillation element, each oscillation element comprising a bar having a flexure, the bar configured to have an inertial mass attached to its end, the flexure having a reduced thickness relative to thickness of the bar.
WO/2017/010934 A GEOTHERMAL COOLING SYSTEM||WO||19.01.2017|
||PCT/SG2015/050215||HYIROX PTE LTD||CHAN, Keng Wai|
There is provided an apparatus for reducing temperature of a cooling medium in a geothermal cooling system. The apparatus comprises an air inlet adapted for fluid communication with the cooling medium, and is further arranged to allow incoming air through the air inlet to absorb moisture from the cooling medium thereby reducing the temperature of the cooling medium; and an air outlet adapted for discharging moistened air. There is also provided a geothermal cooling system comprising the apparatus above, as well as a method of reducing temperature of a cooling medium in a geothermal cooling system.
WO/2017/010935 WORKOUT MONITORING DEVICE WITH FEEDBACK CONTROL SYSTEM||WO||19.01.2017|
||PCT/SG2015/050216||CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY LTD||CHEAH, Chee Sin|
There is provided a method for optimizing user workout based on audio feedback provided to a user. The method can include providing an input module for the user to input reference data, collecting biometric data associated with the user, comparing the collected biometric data and the reference data, and varying one of beat rate and rhythm of the audio feedback based on the comparison between the collected biometric data and the reference data. User workout can be optimized by manner of user controlling workout pace in accordance with variance in either beat rate or rhythm of the audio feedback provided to the user.
WO/2017/010944 REMOTE SELF-SERVICE TERMINAL||WO||19.01.2017|
||PCT/SG2016/050331||JING KING TECH HOLDINGS PTE. LTD.||WENG, Bin|
The present invention provides a remote visible self-service terminal, comprising a controller, an image capturing device, a card reading device, a card issuing device, a first display means and a second display means, wherein each of the image capturing device, the card reading device, the card issuing device, the first display means and the second display means is connected to and in communication with the controller, and wherein the second display means is for facilitating operation of the terminal by a user.
WO/2017/010945 MICROENCAPSULATION OF COMPOUNDS INTO NATURAL SPORES AND POLLEN GRAINS||WO||19.01.2017|
||PCT/SG2016/050333||NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY||CHO, Nam-Joon|
In one aspect, provided herein are whole spores engineered to capsulate a compound(s) or substance(s). In certain embodiments, the whole spore encapsulating the compound(s) or substance(s) is coated with or co-encapsulated with a hydrogel or other agent(s) to control the rate release of the compound(s) or substance(s) from the spore. In another aspect, provided herein are methods of producing whole spores encapsulating a compound(s) or substance(s). In another aspect, provided herein are formulations comprising either a whole spore, or a whole spore encapsulating a compound(s) or substance(s), and uses of those formulations.
WO/2017/010946 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTEXTUAL SERVICE DELIVERY VIA MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICES||WO||19.01.2017|
||PCT/SG2016/050334||THINXTREAM TECHNOLOGIES PTE. LTD.||SHET, Sanjiv Shrikant|
A computer automated system and method comprising configuring a single or plurality of mobile devices over a network, validating the configured devices, and communicating contextual information to the configured devices. The devices are authenticated and the authentication is sent to a server over the network, when a contextual service, controlled/offered by the server through a contextual service point in communication with the server, is invoked by the configured mobile device in the vicinity of the contextual service point. The mobile device is then enabled to consume a contextual service, offered by and delivered at the contextual service point, either from within the mobile device or over the network.
WO/2017/010947 HYBRID SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DATA AND FILE CONVERSION ACROSS COMPUTING DEVICES AND PLATFORMS||WO||19.01.2017|
||PCT/SG2016/050335||THINXTREAM TECHNOLOGIES PTE. LTD.||SHET, Sanjiv Shrikant|
A computer-automated system including a processing unit coupled to a memory element and having instructions encoded thereon. The system via a network, receives a document in a first format, and via an assessment engine, determines the first format of the received document, determines if the determined first format can be converted to a second desired format for printing or display. If yes, a conversion engine converts the received document. If no, a network routing engine routes the document over the network to a cloud-based conversion engine for conversion and return.
WO/2017/010949 BIOMARKERS FOR THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF GASTRIC CANCER||WO||19.01.2017|
||PCT/SG2016/050337||NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE||JEYASEKHARAN, Anand Devaprasath|
BIOMARKERS FOR THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF GASTRIC CANCER ABSTRACT OF THE DISCLOSURE Provided herein are methods of determining whether a subject has gastric cancer. The methods include contacting a biological sample with (i) one or more agents to determine the amount of Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) in the biological sample, (ii) one or more agents to determine the amount of carcinoembryonic antigen-related cell adhesion molecule 6 (CEACAM6) in the biological based sample, (iii) one or more agents to determine the amount of epithelial cell adhesion molecule (EPCAM) in the biological sample, (iv) one or more agents to determine the amount of cancer antigen 72-4 (CA72-4) in the biological sample or a combination thereof, and determining the amount of CEA, CEACAM6, EPCAM, CA72-4 or combination thereof in the biological sample. Optionally, the method further comprises determining the amount of CLDN7 and/or CLDN4. Optionally, the method further includes treating the subjects with gastric cancer. Compositions and kits comprising the agents used to determine the amounts of CEA, CEACAM6, EPCAM, CA72-4, CLDN7, CLDN4 and combinations thereof are also provided.
WO/2017/010950 MODULATION OF HEPATITIS B VIRUS REPLICATION||WO||19.01.2017|
||PCT/SG2016/050338||AGENCY FOR SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH||REN, Ee Chee|
Presently disclosed is a method of modulating Hepatitis B virus (HBV) replication, by contacting the cell with at least one agent that modulates at least one factor from a specified group consisting of SNAI2, SOX7 and other factors, the screening of said agent and use thereof in a medicament for treating HBV infection or disease or condition associated with a HBV infection in a subject. In one preferred embodiment, the agent is one peptide derived from SOX7 or SNAI2 or stapled peptides thereof. As a separate invention, a method of identifying at least one factor that modulates replication of a virus is also disclosed.