15 May '13, 2am

NUS's Living Lab makes university a petri dish for tech startups and researchers

NUS's Living Lab makes university a petri dish for tech startups and researchers

NUS’s Living Lab makes university a petri dish for tech startups and researchers May 15, 2013 by Terence LEE The National University of Singapore has been positioning itself as a leader in innovation, and their efforts have been reflected in a recent MIT study that ranks them among the world’s elite. To further spur its march towards becoming Asia’s Stanford, NUS has today announced the launch of Living Lab , an initiative that will turn the university’s Kent Ridge campus into a giant petri dish for tech startups, researchers, and larger companies. The university has installed location, vehicular, video, and environment sensors around key areas in campus. It is also making available a variety of assets, including mobile communication infrastructure, data sets, maps, building blueprints, and APIs. Finally, businesses seeking research support can tap on the expertise of the ...

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