FEB 2019
Entrepreneurial Poly Graduates


PASSION OVER GRADES

NEW INITIATIVE FOR POLYTECHNIC GRADUATES

NUS has announced a new initiative, which will allow polytechnic graduates who have demonstrated strong entrepreneurial abilities to gain admission to their first choice course of study in NUS, under the Discretionary Admissions Scheme. This will allow them to ride on NUS’ strong industry linkages, experiential education and entrepreneurial support programmes, as well as a tightly knitted entrepreneurship ecosystem to further their entrepreneurial pursuits.

 
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Dr. Lily to Prof. Boey
 

NEW LEADERSHIP FOR NUS ENTERPRISE

After 13 years at the helm of innovation and entrepreneurship at NUS, NUS Enterprise CEO, Dr. Lily Chan, will be stepping down next month. Professor Freddy Boey will assume leadership as Deputy President (Innovation & Enterprise) from 1 April. Prof Boey, an NUS alumnus, is well-known as a translational research champion, highly successful academic and entrepreneur. Read more

Important Budget 2019 points for founders
 

HOW BUDGET 2019 WILL AFFECT START-UPS

From the Enterprise Financing Scheme – which provides stronger financial support to young companies and SMEs, to allocating $19 billion as part of a five-year Research, Innovation, and Enterprise 2020 plan, this reel highlights all the key takeaways every founder needs to know about Budget 2019. Read more

Launching BLOCK71 Suzhou (2)
 

BLOCK71 ECOSYSTEM EXPANDS, LAUNCHING SUZHOU 贰 (TWO)

BLOCK71 has expanded its presence in China, with the launch of BLOCK71 Suzhou 贰 (Two)! Established by NUS Enterprise in partnership with the NUS (Suzhou) Research Institute and Ascendas-Singbridge, it aims to cultivate a vibrant and sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystem, and build bridges for business development in China and beyond. Read more

3o ASEAN representatives visiting for the TFI-NUS Programme
 

HOSTING ASEAN UNIVERSITY LEADERS

This February, we welcomed over 30 ASEAN senior university leaders to NUS Enterprise for the 2019 Temasek Foundation International-NUS Programme for Leadership in University Management Southeast Asia Leaders’ Summit, to discuss the roles that ASEAN universities can play in fostering innovation and entrepreneurship, and the trends presenting opportunities within the region. Read more

ENTERPRISE TRAILBLAZERS
Interview with NOC alumnus
NOC ALUMNUS LAU LEE HONG
Thrown into the deep end, would you sink or swim? Immersed in the highly competitive Silicon Valley environment on his NUS Overseas Colleges internship, Lee Hong pushed his own limits and built his own story of success. Today, he is part of the drive in Singapore's Smart Nation transformation, as an Embedded Software Engineer at GovTech.
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SpaceAge Labs
SPACEAGE LABS
Currently housed at the NUS Enterprise@Singapore Science Park, SpaceAge Labs is a full-stack Internet of Things (IoT) design and engineering firm. By building a product that is at the intersection of hardware and software, the company aims to be the go-to IoT company in Singapore, ASEAN and beyond.
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FLASH FORWARD TO THESE EVENTS

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MAR

 
EXPLORE WITH PIER71: AUTONOMOUS VESSELS

9

MAR

 
NUS OPEN DAY

13

MAR

 
BUILDING THE FOODTECH ECOSYSTEM

18-23

MAR

 
NUS Innovation & Entrepreneurship Exchange with Tsinghua X-Lab
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