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    5th ANTIBODY SYMPOSIUM

    2018-03-05
    The 5th Antibody Symposium is a 1.5-day programme of interesting talks with industry participation and is jointly organised by Chugai Pharmabody Research Pte Ltd, Denka Life Innovation Research Pte Ltd (DLIR), Nanyang Technological University and p53Lab, A*STAR. Date: 5-6 March 2018 (Monday-Tuesday)Time: Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. Symposium will be from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Venue: Breakthrough Theatrette, Level 4, Matrix @ Biopolis 1) This Event is organized by A*STAR, which reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to limit or deny access to any entity or individual. 2) By attending the Event, you consent to your personal data being used as indicated herein and agree to abide by all terms and conditions governing the Event that may be amended from time to time. 3) A*STAR uses the personal data you provide in this registration for the purpose of administering your participation in this Event. A*STAR may disclose your personal data to third party service providers engaged by A*STAR and partner events to assist in the conduct and marketing of the Event. A*STAR may also disclose your personal data to other Event Attendees and Exhibitors for the purpose of making meeting arrangements and business leads management but will do so in compliance with applicable data protection laws. A*STAR will also use the personal data to send electronic direct mailers (EDM) to you for marketing purposes in the future. Except as described herein, A*STAR will not disclose your personal data to any other third party without your consent except where required to do so by law. 4) A*STAR engages photographers/videographers to capture media of the Event in compliance with data protection & privacy laws. A*STAR may edit and use these media for administrative and promotional activities. By attending the Event, you consent to and acknowledge that (i) your image may be used by A*STAR as set forth hereunder; and (ii) other Event Attendees may capture your image, in photo, video or streaming formats, which A*STAR cannot control and for which A*STAR disclaims all liability. The Event is held in an open environment, with large numbers of Attendees. It is your responsibility to manage the disclosure of any confidential information which you possess to other Attendees and Exhibitors. A*STAR prohibits any recording of the discussion in business meetings.At the Event, you may receive access to A*STAR and third party licensed content ("Presentation Materials"). A*STAR is not liable for the information in the Presentation Materials. You may use them solely for your own internal, non-commercial purposes. Unauthorized distribution (via sales, copying, posting on intranet/internet) is expressly forbidden.Submission of a registration online constitutes an official registration and intent to attend the Event.Your registration for, and participation in, this A*STAR Event constitutes your acknowledgement and agreement to these terms and conditions. Photographs or video footage of you may be taken during the event. These photographs and/or video recording may be used by the A*STAR Group for promotional, publicity and other related purposes.
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    EMBO Workshop: Modelling infectious diseases in the cell and host

    2018-01-22
    The principal theme of this EMBO Workshop is to understand how to model infectious diseases and their effects in the host. This is focused at both the cellular and whole organism level, with a goal to understanding these processes and how therapeutic strategies can be informed.
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    A*STAR Scholarship Seminar for Undergraduate Studies - Dec 2017

    2017-12-09
    The seminar will introduce the A*STAR Undergraduate Scholarship (AUS), National Science Scholarship NSS(BS) and National Science Scholarship NSS(MBBS-PhD). AUS supports bright individuals with a keen interest in research for a Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering in the local universities, NTU, NUS, SMU or SUTD. The NSS(BS) supports undergraduate studies at top overseas universities in Biomedical Sciences, Physical Sciences and Engineering disciplines. The NSS(MBBS-PhD) supports an intercalated medical and PhD degree to train clinician-scientists. More information on the respective scholarships can be found in the following websites: NSS(BS): http://www.a-star.edu.sg/nss-bsAUS: http://www.a-star.edu.sg/ausNSS(MBBS-PhD): http://www.a-star.edu.sg/mbbs-phd
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    IMB Seminar - Dr Karin Schutze

    2017-11-17
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    IMB Seminar - Dr Sanjay Sinha

    2017-11-16
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    Biology of Ageing Conference

    2017-11-14
    Following the success of "Biology of Ageing Conference" in October 2015, we are pleased to announce the 2nd edition this year with a focus on intervention studies in ageing. The conference will be organized again in Singapore at Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel from 14th-16th November 2017.
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    A*STAR Scientific Conference

    2017-10-24
    A*STAR Scientific Conference 2017 – iFuture: Innovative R&D Powering the Future
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    IMB Seminar - Prof Eli Sprecher

    2017-10-09
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    IMB Seminar - Prof Angus Lamond

    2017-10-05
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    IMB Seminar - Associate Professor Derek Richard

    2017-10-02
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    A*STAR PhD and Post-Doctoral Studies Seminar 2017

    2017-09-26
    A*STAR PhD and Post-Doctoral Studies Seminar 2017 INVITATION: PhD and Post-Doctoral Studies Seminar, 10.00am ,26 Sep 2017 A*STAR Graduate Academy (A*GA) cordially invites you to our PhD and Post-Doctoral Studies seminar. If you are keen on pursuing a PhD and post-doctoral fellowship in Biomedical Sciences, Physical Sciences and Engineering disciplines at prestigious local universities, and would like to find out more about the PhD career and education opportunities, we strongly encourage you to attend the seminar and visit the booths by the local universities.
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    A*STAR launches innovation facility for biotech start-ups

    2017-09-22

    Biotech start-ups that are short of space and cash are getting a boost from a new facility providing offices and life science labs. Called A*StartCentral, the space aims to foster innovation while helping scientist-entrepreneurs keep costs down and access mentorship and funding. The 983 sq m facility at one-north was officially opened on 21 Sep 2016 and is the first of its kind here. It will bring scientists, entrepreneurs, investors...

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    IMB Seminar - Prof Eduard Batlle

    2017-09-22
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    IIoT World Tour on 15 September 2017 (Open to Industry)

    2017-09-15

    The IIoT World Tour brings together the cross-industry knowledge of the Industrial Internet Consortium and the manufacturing expertise of Germany’s Plattform Industrie 4.0 to accelerate the digitalisation of industrial production.

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    Launch of A*STAR’s Tech Access Initiative on 8 September 2017 (By Invitation Only)

    2017-09-08

    A*STAR’s Tech Access Initiative provides access to A*STAR’s installed base of advanced manufacturing equipment/facilities, ranging from inspection tools to advanced equipment such as robotised 3D scanners and laser powder beds for additive manufacturing. SMEs can learn, experiment and prototype with the advanced tools, thereby mitigating the high upfront cost of investment. With the experience gained, companies can opt to scale up and acquire the equipment to capture new business opportunities.

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    World Remanufacturing Summit – 6 and 7 September 2017 (Open to Industry)

    2017-09-06

    Following the successful Summit in Beijing in May 2016, the World Remanufacturing Summit 2017 will be hosted in Singapore by the Advanced Remanufacturing & Technology Centre (ARTC), on the 6th and 7th September 2017. The Summit has run annually since 2012, rotating between Europe, North America and China.

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    Future of Manufacturing Summit @ Singapore on 5 September 2017 (By Invitation Only)

    2017-09-05
    Organised by Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) with support from the Economic Development Board (EDB) Singapore and SPRING Singapore, the inaugural Future of Manufacturing (FoM) Summit @ Singapore brings together global thought-leaders to discuss key topics related to technology trends and industry shifts that are shaping the future of manufacturing from economic, societal and technological perspectives.
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    6th Media Exploits opens at one-north Festival

    2017-08-16

    Celebrating Research, Innovation, Creativity and Enterprise, the one-north Festival 2017 was held from 16-19 August at Biopolis, with the festival open to public on 18 and 19 August. Held in conjunction with one-north Festival, the 6th edition of Media Exploits featured over 50 A*STAR technology booths helmed by researchers, licensees, and startups. The Digital Technology related showcases included Artificial Intelligence...

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    Biocartis and A*STAR’s ETPL initiate development of breast cancer assay to guide therapy selection

    2017-07-10

    Biocartis Group NV (‘Biocartis’), an innovative molecular diagnostics company, today announced that it has extended its partnership with ETPL (the commercialization arm of A*STAR1) with a new five-year strategic partnership, focused on the development of molecular diagnostic assays for Biocartis’ Idylla™ platform, a fully automated sample-to-result, real-time PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction)...

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    A*STAR Scholarship Seminar for Undergraduate Studies - Mar 2017

    2017-02-28

    This seminar will be insightful for the students at the crossroads of their education as the informative and interactive programme lined up for them will enable them to discover a myriad of opportunities that a research career offers, learn more about the A*STAR scholarships and the multiple career prospects it offers, dialogue and interact with A*STAR scientists, research engineers, scholars and scholarship officers...

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    The signs suggest that IP monetisation activity is on the rise in Southeast Asia, says A*STAR tech transfer chief

    2017-01-06

    Singapore Exchange (SGX) and ETPL, the commercialisation arm of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), are signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) today to help start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) tap on innovative technologies and capital more efficiently. Through strengthening the financial positions and innovative capacities of high-growth enterprises...

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    The signs suggest that IP monetisation activity is on the rise in Southeast Asia, says A*STAR tech transfer chief

    2017-01-06

    Talk about IP value creation opportunities in Asia, and inevitably for most of us the first thing that springs to mind is China. More often than not, the 10 countries and 625 million people lying to the south of the Middle Kingdom that make up the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are left out of the conversation. These issues are also explored in more depth in a feature in the latest edition of IAM magazine...

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    Adopting a new software helps local company to diagnose cancer quicker and cheaper

    2017-01-03

    A*STAR helps local companies to make good use of new technologies and open up new markets through its GET-Up scheme launched in 2003. A*STAR figures showed on 30 November that a total of 687 A*STAR researchers were lent to 387 SMEs for joint research works.A*STAR's subsidiary, ETPL, is responsible for the commercialisation and licensing of technologies to the companies...

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    A*STAR to launch Singapore's first open innovation lab

    2016-09-13

    A*START Central was opened in March by ETPL, the commercialisation arm of government science and research agency A*STAR. The 980 sq metre facility will officially be launched on Sept 21 as part of the inaugural Singapore Week of Innovation & TeCHnology (Switch). Dr Sidney Yee, executive vice-president of A*STAR's incubation and startup management division, said that A*StartCentral has since its March...

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    Tech-driven social innovation on the rise

    2016-07-02

    The World Summit Award South East Asia (WSA-SEA) makes its inaugural launch in Singapore this year. This two-day event focuses on the excellence in ICT innovation in South East Asia for Sustainable Social Change with an emphasis of showcasing and introducing South East Asian digital innovation to a global audience. Operating within the UN framework, WSA-SEA looks at maximising...

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    Earth Friendly metal coatings for devices

    2016-04-01

    Singapore-based Nico Steel Solutions, a full-service Metallurgical Solutions Centre which has a factory in Suzhou China, was looking for more environment-friendly processes in the face of ever tightening controls over the discharge of liquids used for metal plating.It collaborated with A*STAR’s Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech) to develop a new material that will make for more environmentally...

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    Invitrocue takes tech licensed from A*STAR to market

    2016-02-03

    A*STAR spin-off Invitrocue, founded in 2012, made its debut on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX: IVQ) on Jan 27 2016, – just four years after its founding. Invitrocue currently offers two classes of technology.  The first is in the space of in-vitro testing where a humanised liver model is used to test out different vaccines, drugs and medical devices.   The other is Digital Pathology, using feature extraction...

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    ETPL assisted to brew over 60 product ideas

    2016-02-03

    ETPL helped generate over 60 product ideas and concepts through a platform it started in 2014 when they saw a need to boost collaboration between scientists and industry. Their first “ideation platform”, a two-day brainstorming and pitching session was themed “Brewing Wearable”. Scientists from two A*STAR research institutes met people ranging from private companies, investment funds and institutes of higher learning...

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    Big advances through miniaturising processes

    2016-01-27

    Curiox Biosystems developed a system for biomedical research that miniaturises biological assays using cells and proteins. Current assays have issues with sensitivity and reproducibility, along with high cost. The DropArray system improves on these parameters. Exploit Technologies incubated the development of the technology to make it more market-ready.  This  included the improvement...

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    Rest easy with vital signs monitor that you can sleep on

    2016-01-20

    Juvo Labs - a young start-up made up of 5 individuals with backgrounds in engineering and computer science, created a sleep and vitals monitor.  This device can analyse the quality of sleep, is un-obtrusive as the product goes under the mattress, connects to Wi-Fi and is easy to use. It was a chance meeting at ETPL’s Media Exploits that Juvo Labs co-founder - Toi Ngee discovered this sensor technology by A*STAR...

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    A*STAR unit, ETPL, helps firms to harness tech for industry use

    2016-01-13

    ETPL helps companies adopt technologies developed at A*STAR’s research institutes and works closely with A*STAR and companies to understand how technologies can be harnessed to meet industry needs. The unit also helps entrepreneurs hoping to leverage on A*STAR technology to develop business plans and provides support in marketing, fund raising and networking. It aims to nurture A*STAR scientists...

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    Easing the passage to market

    2016-01-13

    D-Simlab Technologies were created in 2007 and incubated for 18 months by ETPL. The 3 founders were A*STAR researchers and part of a team looking at discrete event stimulation which is basically software analytics that help companies manage production.D-Simlab Technologies offer simulation-based software that helps companies make decisions in their resource and operations management...