Strategic Academic Partnerships
Universities, which unite research and education, are the heart of the scientific system. They play a key role in shaping scientific, cultural, social and business development in Germany and Singapore. For Fraunhofer Singapore, it’s a matter of course to work closely with universities, in Singapore in particular with the Nanyang Technological University (NTU). By doing this, excellent research is linked to practical application in professional business infrastructures, leading to a new level of quality in applied fields.
Joint offering in science and technology transfer
The basis for this close collaboration is the joint collaboration of outstanding researchers at NTU and other universities and Fraunhofer Singapore. Through close personal ties on all levels, the results of university research can be applied efficiently and the joint science and technology transfer service expanded in a targeted manner. At the same time, integrating Fraunhofer scientists into university teaching broadens the provision for students.
Improving innovation capacity
Constructive local collaboration helps to pool complimentary skills and build partner profiles. Fraunhfoer Singapore numerous industry contacts and bridge to the Fraunhofer Institute in Germany offers a wide range of networking opportunities and act as a catalyst for transfer and opening up research to society. Joint initiatives allow strategic topics to emerge and for excellent research infrastructure to be used in a collaborative way. Excellence and international networking in innovation-focused research can be boosted in unison, young scientific talent can be promoted and flexible career paths can be forged. As such, the active collaboration between FSR and NTU is effectively a focal point for practical application of concepts, further supporting both countries Germany and Singapore.