NTU Singapore and Germany’s Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces (MPICI) have launched a joint lab to conduct research in artificial senses and develop innovative robotics and healthcare solutions. These include skin-like wearable devices that not only monitor health and environmental conditions through smart sensors, but also enhance prosthetic devices with ‘artificial sensing’ capabilities.

Art is in full bloom on the sloping grass roof of the School of Art, Design and Media (ADM) at NTU. A living art installation created by world-renowned Italian artist Michelangelo Pistoletto now adorns the curving green roof of the NTU art school. The work comprises three large connecting circles spanning 41 metres at its longest length. The installation will be displayed till 10 February and is supported by modern and contemporary art gallery Partners & Mucciaccia.

Scientists from NTU Singapore have developed an all-natural food stabiliser from the seeds of the durian fruit.

The National Research Foundation (NRF) has set up two research centres to design and develop privacy technologies and train skilled manpower, as part of the city-state's Smart Nation push. One of them is the Strategic Centre for Research in Privacy-Preserving Technologies & Systems (SCRIPTS), which will be based in NTU.

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš visited Nanyang Technological University's Centre of Excellence for Testing & Research of Autonomous Vehicles - NTU (CETRAN) on 15 January 2019. NTU signed a memorandum of understanding with the University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague, on a partnership for research in energy storage and future mobility solutions.

NTU and NUS will host Singapore's inaugural panel and reception event alongside the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland this month, focusing on the theme "Globalisation 4.0: Technology & Innovation for Humanity."

NTU and Fraser and Neave, Limited (F&N) have jointly opened a laboratory in Singapore to develop innovative products and recipes for its range of beverage products.

A joint study by researchers from NTU and clinicians at Tan Tock Seng Hospital has yielded insights into how doctors can better communicate the value of clinical investigations to patients.

NTU Singapore is pioneering the use of 3D-printed anatomical specimens for medical education in Singapore. Just last month, students at the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, jointly set up by NTU and Imperial College London, started learning anatomy with 3D-printed specimens. The made-in-NTU 3D-printed specimens are the latest example of NTU turning to innovative learning tools to prepare its medical students, as the medical education landscape shifts in tandem with the influx of digital technologies.

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