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Singapore to commit $20 billion in R&D over next five years

The previous five-year plan was $19 billion

Disruption and Digitalisation

Singapore plans $300 mil to spur innovation in digital push

(Mar 4): Singapore will allocate a further $300 million to spur research in digital innovation as the government transforms the economy through technology.

NRF launches cybersecurity and synthetic biology consortiums to help companies tap new technologies

SINGAPORE (Sept 20): Two new consortiums in cybersecurity and synthetic biology were launched today to spur collaborations between industry players, government agencies and research institutions.
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Religare “not a big fan” of CapitaLand’s $100 mil C31 Ventures fund

SINGAPORE (June 15): Religare on Wednesday said it was “not a big fan” of CapitaLand’s setting up of a $100 million venture fund, C31 Ventures,  to tap global tech start-ups in its ongoing effort to innovate and build real estate of the future.
From left to right): Lim Li Chuen, Head of Investor Relations & Corporate Communications, Wilmar International Limited, James Ong, Investment Committee Member, Supply Chain Angels, part of YCH Group, Prof Low Teck Seng, Chief Executive Officer, National Research Foundation Singapore, Ng Kok Siong, Chief Corporate Development Officer, CapitaLand Limited, Lim Swee Yong, Head of Corporate Office, DeClout Limited, Kelvin Tay, CEO, Corous360 Pte ltd, subsidiary of DeClout Limited

CapitaLand, Wilmar, DeClout, YCH get $10 mil each from National Research Foundation to invest in start-ups

SINGAPORE (May 17): Four Large Local Enterprises (LLEs) have been awarded venture capital funds amounting to $40 million to invest in local tech start-ups by the National Research Foundation.