Changes at A*Star with new chief on board

He aims to produce work that will boost economy and contribute to science in general

Mr Frederick Chew has tasked the Agency for Science, Technology and Research's 18 biomedical sciences and engineering research institutes with working with other agencies and centres in four areas with broad impact across the economy, society and gov
Mr Frederick Chew has tasked the Agency for Science, Technology and Research's 18 biomedical sciences and engineering research institutes with working with other agencies and centres in four areas with broad impact across the economy, society and government: urban and green technologies, artificial intelligence, medical technology and agritech. ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

With a new chief at its helm, changes are under way yet again at Singapore's largest public-sector research agency.

Management and research funding adjustments at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*Star) come even before the dust has settled on a major shake-up announced last year.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 04, 2019, with the headline 'Changes at A*Star with new chief on board'. Print Edition | Subscribe