Published on: 08-May-2017
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) is partnering two leading firms to develop more reliable ways of producing aerospace components using 3D printing and to develop new methods of printing human tissue. On Friday (5 May), the university’s Singapore Centre for 3D Printing signed separate research collaboration agreements (RCAs) with home-grown Singapore Technologies Aerospace Ltd (ST Aerospace) and Germany’s Evonik Health Care Business Line. NTU Chief of Staff and Vice-President (Research) Prof Lam Khin Yong said: “Combined with industry expertise from ST Aerospace and Evonik Health Care Business Line, NTU will help translate 3D printing technologies for mainstream manufacturing processes, contributing to Singapore’s standing as a leading research and development hub for additive manufacturing.” The Centre is led by Prof Chua Chee Kai, the world’s most cited scientist in 3D printing technologies, and is home to over 100 researchers.
The Straits Times online, 6 May 2017
Ch8 News online, 5 May 2017
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