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19 Oct, 2015, 10:24 BST Applied Materials and A*STAR Announce New R&D Joint Lab in Singapore for Advanced Semiconductor Technology

New S$150 million joint investment is expected to create 60 jobs for highly skilled scientists, engineers and researchers. Applied Materials, Inc....


21 May, 2014, 06:23 BST Precision Engineering Industry to Gear up for High Value-added Manufacturing with Help from A*STAR-NUS Joint Lab Collaboration

A*STAR SIMTech and NUS Faculty of Engineering have launched two joint labs in Natural Fibre Composites and Large Format Machining to boost R&D in...


08 Apr, 2014, 05:50 BST A*STAR's National Metrology Centre & Mogas Flow Lab Announce New Facilities to Establish Key Industry Measurement Standards for Bunker Fuel

NMC officially opened its liquid flow metrology lab to strengthen measurement quality for key industries. NMC also announced an RCA with Mogas Flow...


05 Sep, 2013, 03:00 BST A*STAR IHPC and IDA to Co-Develop Innovative Cloud-Enabled Technological Solutions for Local ICT Companies to be More Competitive

Cloud solutions to accelerate local ICT companies' adoption of technologies and overcome end-user challenges faced by the ICT industry A*STAR's...


23 Jul, 2013, 12:21 BST A*STAR's SIMTech and NUS Faculty of Engineering Launch Joint Labs to Boost Manufacturing Productivity

Joint Labs in Precision Motion Systems and Industrial Robotics are Geared towards High Value Manufacturing The Singapore Institute of Manufacturing...


26 Mar, 2013, 05:00 GMT A*STAR and Fujitsu Set up First Centre of Excellence to Build a Greener Singapore

The Centre leverages on high performance computing (HPC)-enabled R&D technologies based on real-world data to enhance Singapore's urban...