IBM and Walmart collaborate to track shrimp supply chains, The Philippines constructs eco-bricks with plastic waste and more news

IBM and Walmart collaborate to track shrimp supply chains, The Philippines constructs eco-bricks with plastic waste and more news

The last week observed a few ups and downs in diverse global industries. JSB Market Research’s new ThrowbackThursday series is a new weekly update for its readers. Now, get a closer view of the market every week! 

IBM and Walmart collaborate to track shrimp supply chains

Walmart, U.S retail giant has teamed up with IBM’s blockchain technology to track shrimp imports from India. Blockchain in shrimp will improve food safety standards.  The move will open up economic opportunities for regions in India.  

The Philippines constructs eco-bricks with plastic waste

According to the Global Plastic Waste Management Service report, the market is expected to show a healthy growth rate of more than 3.00% in the upcoming years. With stringent regulations against plastic waste all over the world, engineers of the Philippines are finding effective solutions to the plastic waste problem of the country. Engineers are using plastic waste to build eco-bricks.

Researchers designed mini-robots that crawls like an inchworm

Researchers from the University of Toronto have designed tiny robots that can crawl like an inchworm. They said that these tiny sized robots can replace the bulky robots that are generally used in manufacturing industries. Initially, the impact will be observed in wearable technology.

Milwaukee: An emerging cruise destination

Milwaukee, a city in U.S is emerging as a cruise destination in recent years. It has doubled its number of cruise ships from 2018. Milwaukee Port has opened up business opportunities for the tourism industry and also created job opportunities.

GE Healthcare and Theragnostics forms a global commercial partnership

Recently, GE Healthcare and Theragnostics have declared to form a global commercial partnership for a new Prostate-Specific Membrane Antigen (PSMA) PET/CT imaging agent. It will help to detect particular areas and intensity of PSMA of the prostate cancer cell.

– Written by Supriya Khedekar

Business Writer

JSB Market Research

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