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NTU, HP launch $84m lab to develop digital manufacturing technologies

Published on: 13-Nov-2018

​A corporate research laboratory set up in partnership with tech giant HP was officially opened at NTU on Tuesday (Oct 23). The $84 million laboratory and its 100 researchers and staff will focus on digital manufacturing technologies. The collaboration, which is in line with the national push towards industry transformation, will also include developing educational curriculum on designing for additive manufacturing. This is HP's first university laboratory collaboration in Asia. The partnership was inked on Tuesday by NTU Vice President (Research) Prof Lam Khin Yong and Mr Shane Wall, HP chief technology officer and head of HP labs. NTU President Subra Suresh said the partnership with HP is a significant milestone for NTU, as 3D printing - along with adjacent technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning and cyber security - are integral parts of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

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