05 Oct '11, 2am

S'pore opens doors to top scientific talent: SINGAPORE: Singapore will continue to welcome top international sci...

SINGAPORE: Singapore will continue to welcome top international scientists to work here with local scientific talent. Minister in the Prime Minister's Office S Iswaran said the government has earmarked S$3.7 billion, or about a quarter of public R&D investment to support five thrusts in the Biomedical Sciences in the next four years (2011 to 2015). Key among these thrusts is to attract the most capable and committed scientific talent to nurture and sustain a world-class research hub. Speaking Wednesday morning at a biomedical science (BMS) conference at the Biopolis, Mr Iswaran said: "Our accent will continue to be on attracting and nurturing top scientific talent, and fostering deep and broad collaborative research across the BMS landscape." The conference attracted participants from 19 countries. Mr Iswaran said another key thrust is to double Singapore's pipeline of wor...

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