Fraunhofer Singapore model
Fraunhofer Singapore is 8th subsidiary of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft outside Germany and 3rd outside Europe respectively.
Fraunhofer Singapore looks at real world problems and uses technologies in the field of interactive digital media to transfer visual solutions and skilled minds to the market. In essence, the Centre looks at user-centered, immersive, real-time visual environments that allow users to interact with information.
As the very first Fraunhofer subsidiary in Asia, Fraunhofer Singapore delivers Visual Computing solutions to support the transformation of enterprises through digitization with impact on industry and society. In particular, it seeks to achieve breakthroughs in applying Visualisation, Virtual and Augmented Reality for Industry 4.0 and higher-skilled workforce training for the Employee 4.0. This will also include additive manufacturing and industrial cybersecurity.
An essential cornerstone is the close collaboration with the various schools and colleges of Fraunhofer’s long-term partner, the Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU), providing a multi-disciplinary research environment to tackle great challenges in science, engineering and society.