Singapore Research Story, The

by Hang Chang Chieh; Low T. S., R. Thampuran (Eds.)

Singapore Research Story, The

Price:  US$24.48   (SGD34.00*)
Format:  Paper Back, 302 pages
Published:  2016, Singapore, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9789814641265
SB#:  059425 (111)

About This Book

This book describes the challenging journey of Singapore in developing a knowledge-based economy driven by research and innovation and the roles played by research institutes, universities, research manpower and appropriate collaboration between research institutes and industry. It traces the foundations of Singapore's research story. Through interviews with the key players and research into the records, the establishment of the key institutes and the roles of a global cast of researchers, scientists and engineers in setting up the R&D infrastructure are outlined. The impact of the concerted efforts to build up a credible and world-class research capability in Singapore over the last 25 years is discussed, as are the tremendous challenges faced by the key players in the drive to develop a knowledge-based economy and the ultimate goal of an innovation-driven economy.

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