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BUET grad’s robotics startup secures USD 45mln in funding

GrayMatter Robotics, co-founded by BUET graduate Ariyan Kabir, has raised USD 45 million in Series B funding led by Wellington Management, a Boston-based investment firm. Headquartered in Los Angeles, GrayMatter Robotics tackles surface treatment and finishing...
Five school students representing Bangladesh at NASA

Five school students representing Bangladesh at NASA

Five high school students from Bangladesh have been selected as the global finalists at the Innovation Stage of the 2023-24 Conrad Challenge. They earned the title of "Conrad Innovator" and were invited to compete in the Power Pitch Stage at the 2024 Conrad Challenge...

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How CHRF is redefining single-cell genomics in Bangladesh

How CHRF is redefining single-cell genomics in Bangladesh

For the first time in Bangladesh, Child Health Research Foundation (CHRF) has successfully generated single-cell genomic (SCG) data for the Human Cell Atlas (HCA). This feat was realised through the support of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, which funded the 'Global...

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Marina Tabassum – The 100 Most Influential People of 2024

Marina Tabassum – The 100 Most Influential People of 2024

Marina Tabassum has been selected as one of the leading Innovators in the world by TIME’s Magazine, nominated by the Dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Design. She is the only Bangladeshi to be recognised in this year’s list. Tabassum is an award-winning...

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Bangladeshi Aydha Mehnaz in Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe

Bangladeshi Aydha Mehnaz in Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe

Aydha Mehnaz, a 29 year old Bangladeshi, has been featured in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe list under the Media and Marketing category. Aydha is VIP and Media Relations Lead at fashion brand Mugler, a French luxury fashion house owned by L'Oréal Group. Under her...

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Exports top $5b for fourth straight month

Exports top $5b for fourth straight month

Bangladesh's merchandise exports stayed above $5 billion for the fourth consecutive month in March, giving much-needed breathing space to an economy struggling to keep its head above water amid the persisting foreign exchange crisis. Exporters shipped goods worth...

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