Singapore university launches nano initiative

July 9, 2004 – Singapore’s national university has earmarked more than $1.7 million in scholarships to develop nanotechnology as part of a new initiative, according to Channel NewsAsia.

At the official launch of the National University of Singapore’s Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Initiative this week, Acting Education Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said Singapore aspires to be at the forefront of nanoscience. Six patents have been filed under the university’s nano program, the report said.

The university in August will launch a master’s program in nanoengineering.


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