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Singapore-Stanford Biodesign (SSB) and Dongguk University (DU) sign SSB-Korea Innovation Partnership (SKIP)

PUBLISHED: 29 Apr 2015

We are pleased to announce the launch of our partnership with Dongguk University, Korea on 29 Apr 2015.

On 29 Apr 2015, SSB and Dongguk University (DU) signed a three-year ‘SSB-Korea Innovation Partnership’ (SKIP) that aims to foster development of talent in medical technologies innovation and gain insights into the medtech ecosystem in Singapore, Korea and the region. The Collaboration Agreement (CA) is a major milestone in the A*STAR-KHIDI Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreement signed in December 2013. The CA was signed in presence of A*STAR Chairman Mr Lim Chuan Poh as the Guest-of-Honour and Ambassador of the Republic of Korea H.E. Mr Suh Chung-ha as the Special Guest. The agreement was signed by A/Prof Tan Sze Wee (A*STAR) and Prof Sung Min Kim (Dongguk) and witnessed by Dr Tan Geok Leng (A*STAR) and Dr Daniel Lee (KHIDI).

 

For press release and newspaper articles, please refer to:

1) https://www.a-star.edu.sg/Media/News/Press-Releases/ID/4108/Singapore-and-the-Republic-of-Korea-collaborate-to-train-Medtech-innovators.aspx

2) CNA: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/business/singapore-south-korea/1814278.html

3) Business Times: http://www.businesstimes.com.sg/government-economy/singapore-korea-tie-up-to-train-medical-technologies-talent