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  • 30 Years of German Unity

    News / October 02, 2020

    Singapore holds global relevance as a bridge between Europe and Asia for technology exchange. Fraunhofer Singapore is the first Asian affiliate of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, the world's leading applied research organisation. We seek the mastery of of future challenges with technological breakthroughs.

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  • At the Frontiers of a Pandemic

    News / August 07, 2020

    To support COVID-19 research and education, computer scientists at Fraunhofer Singapore at NTU have launched Virtual SARS-CoV-2, a digital 3D model of the novel coronavirus. The resource will be made available to scientists and the public, and can be run on personal computers or in immersive virtual reality scenarios using virtual reality equipment.

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  • A virtual 3D model developed by Fraunhofer Singapore, a joint research institute between NTU and German software company Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, allows the cross-section and exterior of the Sars-Cov-2 virus particle before it enters the human cell to be seen.

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  • Virtual reality training gives trainees the opportunity to work in immersive environments that are digital twins of the trains in real life. This virtual training resolves the challenges of how trainees could observe safe distancing while under training, as practice for each trainee may take place anytime, anywhere with the software downloaded on a laptop, accompanied by a virtual reality headset, controllers and internet.

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  • What Germany Can Learn from Singapore

    News / January 07, 2020

    The Asian city-state Singapore is the model for progress in the world - and offers itself as a test laboratory for new technologies. The economic technocrats are not interested in democratic procedures, but in practical solutions.

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  • This year’s ITAP, which is designed as a personalized learning journey for each attendee, serves as a community enabler connecting buyers to all aspects of their needs in their I4.0 journey — from learning and networking to sourcing, retrofitting, and implementing. The event will help attendees learn from industry giants who will present innovations, valuable insights, and case studies that will inspire practical engagement.

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  • The workshop took place on the premises of Fraunhofer Singapore at Nanyang Technical University. The workshop with around 20 participants gave an overview of the software cluster in general and the project results of SCIKE - the internationalization strategy of the software cluster. In addition, the German SCIKE partners introduced themselves to the interested companies and research institutes from Singapore in order to lay the foundation for potential future collaborations and to establish further contacts.

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  • Strengthening ties between the European Union and Singapore is the key to connecting the EU and Asean, Senior Minister of State for Communications and Information Janil Puthucheary said on Thursday (June 27). Cooperation and collaboration between the two regional organisations is needed to support an "open, fair and rules-based, multilateral world order", he added. This is necessary even as issues such as climate change and trade tensions between the United States and China make for "uncertain and challenging times".

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  • A nonprofit organisation called Tikkun Olam Makers (“repairing the world” in Hebrew), which organised its first makeathon in Singapore from Jun 14-16, has a stated aim of bringing together dedicated individuals who are passionate about harnessing technology to solve everyday problems for people with special needs. It has an ambitious aim of impacting 250 million people through its communities worldwide. Through the makeathon, which saw almost 80 volunteers coming up with solutions for 13 specific needs, Tan was paired with a team of six strangers who hadn’t worked together until then.

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  • Of Cities, Cadavers and Cells

    News / June 04, 2019

    Just as the arrival of the printing press transformed the way information was transmitted around the world, emerging technologies like augmented and virtual reality are changing the way we see the future. In fact, our mobile phones are now so advanced that they are essentially supercomputers in our pockets, says Prof Wolfgang Müller-Wittig, Executive Director of Fraunhofer Singapore, an applied research centre at NTU.

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