Date: 8 April 2021
The UK-Singapore Universities Alliance for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (UKSAEI) – the first alliance of its form to accelerate collaborations in entrepreneurship and innovation between the two international locations – used to be launched on 8 April 2021, witnessed by H.E. Kara Owen, British Excessive Commissioner to Singapore, and H.E. Lim Thuan Kuan, Singapore Excessive Commissioner to the UK.
UKSAEI brings together world main universities from the UK (Bathtub, Coventry, Cranfield, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, King’s College London, Newcastle, Nottingham, Manchester and Strathclyde) and Singapore (Nanyang Technological College Singapore, Nationwide College of Singapore, Singapore Institute of Technology, Singapore Management College, and Singapore College of Technology and Fabricate) to portion information and facilitate collaboration in commercialisation and innovation.
Enabling information exchanges on know-how transfer and commercialisation, unpleasant-border licensing of technologies, and coaching the next generation of entrepreneurs, the Alliance will boost efforts in accelerating tips to market and payment earn, and deepen cooperation between innovation ecosystems within the UK and Singapore.
The Alliance will goal to:
Facilitate, portion information and co-operate within the respective efforts of UK and Singapore universities within the areas of know-how transfer and commercialisation thru active engagement with govt and commerce.
Fabricate unpleasant-border licensing of technologies and human capability constructing as well as to enhance and encourage innovation.
Act as the catalyst for commercialisation activities.
Actively facilitate and enable collaboration between universities, public learn institutes, govt and commerce avid gamers within the innovation ecosystem in Singapore and the UK to co-diagram payment.
H.E. Kara Owen, British Excessive Commissioner to Singapore stated,
Both the UK and Singapore are strongly committed to investing in R&D, innovation and endeavor, and recognise the importance of collaborating internationally in these areas to enhance economic enhance. Collaboration in information and training is a top priority for the SG-UK Partnership for the Future, with science and innovation at its heart.
The Alliance builds on the intensive hyperlinks between UK and Singapore universities to construct a pragmatic contribution to the feature innovation and endeavor construction will play in post-COVID-19 recovery. Congratulations to everybody on the delivery of this Alliance.
H.E. Lim Thuan Kuan, Singapore Excessive Commissioner to the UK stated,
I’m honoured to be in a gaggle to be aware the delivery of the UK-Singapore Universities Alliance for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. For the reason that signing of the Singapore-UK Innovation & Analysis Partnership Agreement in 2014, Singapore’s collaboration on learn, innovation and endeavor with the UK has been rising from strength to strength.
I welcome this ground-up initiative and the goal of the Alliance to facilitate commercialisation and innovation among our IHLs. I want them every success. Congratulations to all alive to on the delivery of the Alliance!
The Alliance is supported by the British Excessive Commission Singapore, the UK Science and Innovation Community in Singapore, and the UK Universities in Singapore Community.
The British Excessive Commission in Singapore