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MOU for promotion of joint research collaboration concluded with Nanyang Technological University

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October 28, 2016

Tokyo Tech and Nanyang Technological University (NTU), which concluded an academic cooperation agreement in 2009, have engaged in various collaborative activities over the years, including student exchanges, joint research projects, and workshops.

To promote further collaboration in research, Tokyo Tech and NTU signed a supplemental Memorandum of Understanding at a ceremony held on the sidelines of a conference to mark 50 years of bilateral ties between Japan and Singapore. The event was held at the United Nations University in Tokyo on the morning of September 28.

Signatories Tokyo Tech Executive Vice President for Education and International Affairs Toshio Maruyama (seated, right) and NTU Chief of Staff and Vice President (Research) Lam Khin Yong (seated, left)

Signatories Tokyo Tech Executive Vice President for Education and International Affairs Toshio Maruyama (seated, right) and NTU Chief of Staff and Vice President (Research) Lam Khin Yong (seated, left)

Tokyo Tech President Yoshinao Mishima and NTU Chief of Staff and Vice President (Research) Lam Khin Yong participated in an MOU exchange ceremony held later that evening at the State Guest House, Akasaka Palace, in the presence of Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe and Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong.

Exchange ceremony (Japanese Government Internet TV: Japan-Singapore Prime Ministers' Meeting, Sept. 28, 2016)

Exchange ceremony (Japanese Government Internet TV: Japan-Singapore Prime Ministers' Meeting, Sept. 28, 2016)

With the 2nd Joint Workshop between Tokyo Tech and NTU scheduled for November 2016, deeper collaboration in research is anticipated.

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