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Title The Singapore research story / editors, Hang Chang Chieh, Institute for Engineering Leadership, NUS, Singapore, Low Teck Seng, National Research Foundation, Singapore, Raj Thampuran, A*STAR, Singapore
Imprint Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., [2016]
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 人文社會聯圖  HC445.8 .S5718 2016    AVAILABLE    30610020503413
 CAPAS-in ET lib.  HC445.8 .S5718 2016    AVAILABLE    30620020147913
Descript xxi, 302 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series World Scientific series on Singapore's 50 years of nation-building
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-288) and index
Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- Cover photo credits -- About the contributors -- Introduction -- Setting the stage / Hang Chang Chieh and Yeoh Keat Chuan -- Shifting gear into research / Hang Chang Chieh, Low Teck Seng and Yeoh Keat Chuan -- The multi-agency approach / Hang Chang Chieh, Low Teck Seng and Raj Thampuran -- Research in physical sciences and engineering / Hang Chang Chieh and Raj Thampuran -- The biomedical sciences: research for better health / Raj Thampuran and Kong Hwai Loong -- Developing research-intensive universities / Barry Halliwell and Berti Anderson -- Partnering mulitnational companies in R&D / Low Tech Seng, Raj Thampuran and Yeoh Keat Chuan -- Developing R&D in local enterprises / Hang Chang Chieh, Raj Tampuran and Png Cheong Boon -- Towards innovation and entrepreneurship / Low Teck Seng, Raj Thampuran, Tan Kai Hoe and Philip Ong -- Appendices: S&T timeline -- Chairmen, executive directors and directors : oral history interviews -- Acronyms -- Select bibliography -- Index
Subject Singapore -- Economic policy -- 21st century
Singapore -- Economic conditions -- 21st century
Technological innovations -- Economic aspects
Alt Author Hang, Chang C., editor
Low, Teck Seng, editor
Thampuran, Raj, editor
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