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JTC partners SUTD to set up innovation centre

The SUTD-JTC Industrial Infrastructure Innovation Centre will promote the advancement of innovative and sustainable industrial infrastructure solutions in Singapore.

SINGAPORE: JTC Corporation is joining hands with the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) to set up an innovation centre. This is to promote the advancement of innovative and sustainable industrial infrastructure solutions in Singapore.

The SUTD-JTC Industrial Infrastructure Innovation Centre will provide a structured platform for conducting research and development and demonstration projects in three areas. These are Urban Innovation, Integrated Architecture and Engineering, and Design and Technology.

The centre will be co-located and managed by the Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities, and it will be funded by JTC with an annual operations budget of S$1.5 million over five years.

It is the third Industrial Infrastructure Innovation Centre set up by JTC in partnership with local universities, the other two being with NUS and NTU.

JTC and SUTD will also work together on an integrated masterplan for Changi Business Park. 

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