NUS to help launch tech-based start-ups

Doctoral student Ng Cailin and research fellow Liang Wenyu have created a unit that can potentially boost IVF success rates.
Doctoral student Ng Cailin and research fellow Liang Wenyu have created a unit that can potentially boost IVF success rates.ST PHOTOS: KHALID BABA
Dr Jia Zhunan demonstrating the device that is able to test for lung cancer just from a person's breath. The analysis can be done within seconds.
Dr Jia Zhunan demonstrating the device that is able to test for lung cancer just from a person's breath. The analysis can be done within seconds.ST PHOTOS: KHALID BABA

It'll spend $25m over five years; work will involve latest tech like machine learning

Last Tuesday, the National University of Singapore (NUS) announced its plans to seed, incubate and launch up to 250 tech-based start-ups.

This will be done through the NUS Graduate Research Innovation Programme (Grip). Graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and research staff will establish and run the start-ups.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 10, 2018, with the headline 'NUS to help launch tech-based start-ups'. Print Edition | Subscribe