Singapore - ETH Centre (SEC)

The Singapore-ETH Centre for Global Environmental Sustainability (SEC) in Singapore was established in 2010 as a collaboration between ETH Zurich and the National Research Foundation (NRF) of Singapore. SEC aims to strengthen the capacity of Singapore and Switzerland to research and actively respond to the challenges of global environmental sustainability.

Singapore - MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART)

The Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) is a major research enterprise established by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in partnership with the National Research Foundation of Singapore (NRF) in 2007. SMART serves as an intellectual hub for international research collaborations, not only between MIT and Singapore, but also involving researchers from the region and beyond.

TUMCREATE (Technical University Munich)

TUMCREATE programme started in 2010 as a collaboration between Germany’s Technische Universität München (TUM) and Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU) with funding by the National Research Foundation of Singapore (NRF). TUMCREATE research is interdisciplinary on the cutting edge of natural sciences, engineering and information & communication technologies.


Singapore Management University (SMU)

The School of Social Sciences (SOSS) is housed in the Singapore Management University (SMU), established in 2007. The SOSS offers the very first multi-disciplinary social sciences programme in Singapore in the main disciplines of Political Science, Psychology or Sociology.

National University of Singapore (NUS)

The Urban Climate Lab is housed in the National University of Singapore (NUS) Geography Department. Firmly established as Asia's best, the department is consistently ranked among the top Geography departments globally. The Lab specializes in science and social science research into urban climates within Singapore, and in other tropical cities.

Agency for Science, Technology and Resaerch

The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) is a statutory board under the Ministry of Trade and Industry of Singapore, formed in 1991. The agency supports R&D that is aligned to areas of competitive advantage and national needs for Singapore.

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