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Singapore

s Biotechnology Sector
and Key Science and Technology
Agencies Overview

駐澳大利亞代表處科技組整理

2007

9


Overview of Key Agencies

Cabinet

National Research Foundation

Ministry of Trade and Industry

A*STAR

EDB

Biomedical Science Group

BMRC

SERC

7 Research Institutes

5 Research Consortia

10 Research Institutes and Facilities

Ministry of Health

Ministry of Education

National Medical Research Council


Academic Research Fund

Bio*One

Research, Innovation
and Enterprise Council

Research, Innovation and
Enterprise Council


Advises the Government on national
research, innovation and enterprise
strategies


Chaired by the Prime Minister, and
comprises of other Ministers, prominent
captains of industry, and internationally
renowned individuals from the scientific
and academic communities

National Research Foundation


Set up in Jan 2006


Initial funding of S$5 billion for 2006
-
2010


Implements strategies approved by
RIEC


Allocates funding to programmes that
meet the NRF strategic objectives

NRF Organisation Chart

資料來源
:http://www.nrf.gov.sg/

Ministry of Education
-


Academic Research Fund



S$1.05 billion for 2006
-
2010


Covers basic research at universities


Also cover investigator
-
led research that
is broadly aligned with the long
-
term
vision of the strategic interests of
Singapore.

Ministry of Health
-
National
Medical Research Council


Established in 1994


Provides research funds to healthcare
institutions, national disease centres
and tertiary public educational
institutions


Leads the efforts for the funding of
Phase two of the Biomedical Sciences
Initiative

NMRC Organisation Chart

資料來源
:
http://www.nmrc.gov.sg/corp/aboutus.aspx?id=324

Singapore

s Biomedical
Sciences Initiative


Launched in 2000 to develop the
biomedical sciences cluster as one of
the key pillars of Singapore

s economy


Three key agencies involved in
developing this cluster: Biomedical
Research Council (A*STAR), Economic
Development Board

s Biomedical
Science Group and EDB

s Bio*One

Singapore

s Biomedical
Sciences Initiative


First Phase (2000
-
2005): Focus on
establishing a firm foundation of basic
biomedical research in Singapore


Second Phase (2006
-
2010): Focuses on
deepening basic research capabilities
and strengthening translational and
clinical research

資料來源
:http://www.a
-
star.edu.sg/astar/biomed/action/biomed_bms.do

Ministry of Trade and Industry

Statutory boards are semi
-
independent agencies that specialise in carrying

out specific plans and policies of the Ministry. MTI oversees ten statutory

boards:


Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)


Economic Development Board (EDB)



Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS)


Energy Market Authority (EMA)


Hotel Licensing Board (HLB)


International Enterprise Singapore (IE Singapore)


JTC Corporation (JTC)


Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC)


Singapore Tourism Board (STB)


SPRING Singapore (Standards, Productivity and Innovation Board)

資料來源
:
http://app.mti.gov.sg/default.asp?id=100

A*STAR Organisation Chart

資料來源
:
http://www.a
-
star.edu.sg/astar/about/action/about_astar_organisation.do

A*STAR


Promote, support and oversee the
public sector

R&D research activities in
Singapore


Funds the A*STAR public research
institutes


Budget of S$5.4 billion from 2006
-
2010

A*STAR


Previously known as the National
Science Council


National Science Council upgraded to
statutory board and renamed the
National Science & Technology Board
on 11 Jan 1991


In 2001 changed its name to Agency for
Science, Technology and Research

A*STAR


International
Cooperation


A*STAR has agreements on cooperation
in Science & Technology with agencies
in several countries, including China,
Japan, Korea, Canada and Germany

資料來源
: http://www.a
-
star.edu.sg/astar/about/action/about_programmes.do

BMRC Organisation Chart

資料來源
:
http://www.a
-
star.edu.sg/astar/about/action/about_bmrc_organisation.do

A*STAR
-
BMRC


Established in 2000


Oversees the development of core research
capabilities within A*STAR research units


Actively promotes translational medicine and cross
-
disciplinary research, as part of its efforts to advance
human healthcare


Supports biomedical research in the wider scientific
community such as public universities and hospitals.


Engages in human capital development in the
biomedical sciences and promotes societal awareness
of biomedical research through outreach programmes

BMRC


Research Institutes


Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences
(SICS)


Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology
(IMCB)


Institute of Medical Biology (IMB)


Institute of Bioengineering and
Nanotechnology (IBN)


Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS)


Bioprocessing Technology Institute (BTI)


Bioinformatics Institute

資料來源
:http://www.a
-
star.edu.sg/astar/about/action/about_bmrc_institutes.do

Institute of Medical
Biology


Current programmes
within IMB:


the Singapore Onco
-
Genome project


Regenerative Medicine


Papillomavirology


Epithelial Biology


the Lab of Stem Cell
Biology from Singapore
Stem Cell Consortium


Established in 1987


Six major fields:


Cell Biology


Developmental Biology


Structural Biology


Infectious Diseases


Cancer Biology


Translational Research


Institute of Molecular
and Cell Biology

Bioprocessing
Technology Institute


Established in 1995


Current strategic areas
of research


Expression Engineering


Animal Cell Technology


Microbial Fermentation


Stem Cell Research


Downstream Processing
& Analytics


Microarray and
Proteomics Laboratories


Established in 2001


Research Focuses


Biomolecular modelling
and design group


Cancer biology


Clinical biomarkers


Imaging informatics


Stem cell biology


Bioinformatics
Institute

Institute of
Bioengineering and
Nanotechnology


Established in 2003


Six focus areas of research:


Delivery of Drugs, Proteins
and Genes


Cell and Tissue Engineering


Artificial Organs and
Implants


Medical and Biological
Devices


Biological and Biomedical
Imaging


Nanobiotechnology and
Pharmaceuticals Synthesis



Established in 2001


Research focuses:


Cancer biology and
pharmacology


Stem cell and
developmental biology


Infectious diseases


Human Genetics


Systems biology


Genomic technologies


Computational and
mathematical biology


Genome Institute of
Singapore

Singapore Institute for Clinical
Sciences


Opened in April 2007


Part of the second phase of the
Biomedical Sciences Initiative


Starting with three disease
-
oriented
research programmes


Metabolic Diseases


Infectious Diseases


Genetic Medicine.




BMRC
-
Research Consortia


Singapore Cancer Syndicate (SCS)


Singapore Bioimaging Consortium (SBIC)


Singapore Stem Cell Consortium (SSCC)


Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN)


Singapore Consortium for Cohort Studies
(SCCS)

Biopolis


Located in south
-
west part of Singapore


Houses 5 of the 7 BMRC research
institutes


Also houses some private sector
biomedical research institutions

Biopolis

圖片來源
:http://www.a
-
star.edu.sg/astar/biopolis/index.do

A*STAR
-
SERC


Promotes public sector research and
development in Science and
Engineering with a focus on fields
essential to Singapore's manufacturing
industry (especially electronics,
infocomms, chemicals and precision
engineering).


10 Research Institutes and facilities

資料來源
:http://www.a
-
star.edu.sg/astar/sciengr/action/sciengr_institutes.do

SERC Organisation Chart

資料來源
:http://www.a
-
star.edu.sg/astar/about/action/about_serc_organisation.do

Institute of
Microelectronics


Established in 1991



3 laboratories:


Integrated Circuits & Systems


Semiconductor Process
Technologies


Microsystems, Modules &
Components



3 application driven
programmes


Bioelectronics Programme


Nano Electronics and Photonics
Programme


Micro
-
Electro
-
Mechanical
-
Systems (MEMS) Programme



Established in 1993



Technology areas


Forming Technology


Machining Technology


Multifunctional Substrate


Surface Technology


Mechatronics


Precision Measurements


Manufacturing Execution &
Control


Planning and Operations
Management


Singapore Institute of
Manufacturing Technology

Institute of Materials
Research and
Engineering


Established in 1996


Research focuses


Micro and nano systems


Molecular and
performance materials


Opto
-

and electronic
systems


Material science and
characterisation


Close links with NTU
and NUS


A facility at the Institute
of Materials Research and
Engineering



Aims to make the SERC

s
extensive research
facilities in
Nanofabrication and
Characterisation
technology accessible to
all researchers



SERC Nano Fabrication
and Characterisation
Facility


Data Storage Institute


DSI was established in April
1996 through the expansion
of the Magnetics Technology
Centre founded in June 1992


Currently has 5 research
divisions


Spintronics, Media and
Interface


Mechatronics and Recording
Channel


Optical Materials and
Systems


Network Storage
Technology


Integrative Science and
Engineering



Established in April
1998


Research Clusters:


Advanced computing


Large scale complex
systems


Computational materials
science and engineering


Engineering software and
applications

Institute of High
Performance Computing

Institute for InfoComm Research


Established in 2002



10 Research departments


Communication Systems


Computer Graphics and
Interface


Computer Vision and Image
Understanding


Cryptography and Security


Data Mining


Human Language
Technology


Modulation and Coding


Networking Protocols


RF and Optical


Signal Processing


6 Research programmes


Assistive ICT Systems for
monitoring & Rehabilitation
for the elderly


High Speed Maritime Mesh
Networks


Next generation content for
IPTV


Personal 3D Entertainment
Systems


Power
-
aware Wireless
Sensor Network for Tracking
& Monitoring


Towards Gigabit Personal
Connectivity



Chemical Synthesis
Laboratory @ Biopolis


Established in 2005


Within domain of Institute of
Chemical and Engineering
Sciences


complements the ICES


chemicals and
pharmaceuticals research
and development scope from
discovery, to development
and manufacture of products


Starting from a small centre
in the National University of
Singapore (NUS), ICES was
established as an
autonomous national
research institute under
A*STAR on October 1st 2002


5 Research programmes


Applied Catalysis


Crystallisation and Particle
Science


New Synthesis Techniques
and Applications Process
Science and Modelling


Chemical Synthesis
Laboratory @ Biopolis

Institute of Chemical and
Engineering Sciences

A*STAR Computational
Research Centre


User facility which provides
supercomputing resources for the
A*STAR research community

EDB
-
Biomedical Sciences
Group



EDB promotes
private

sector R&D

by
attracting multinationals to locate R&D

centres and corporate R&D activities in

Singapore.


The EDB Biomedical Sciences Group (EDB
BMSG) is responsible for the development of
the Biomedical Sciences industry.


Budget of S$2.1 bill over 2006
-
2010

Bio*One Capital


Biomedical sciences investment arm of the
Singapore Economic Development Board


Bio*One Capital invests in promising
companies and play a value adding role in
supporting their growth strategies through
operations in Singapore


Manages 4 funds, approx. S$1.2 bill in total
and has a portfolio of over 60 companies
worldwide

Local Partner Institutes



Universities:


National University of Singapore


Nanyang Technological University




Local Partner Institutes



Hospitals


Alexandra Hospital


Changi General Hospital


KK Women's and Children's Hospital


National University Hospital


Singapore General Hospital


Tan Tock Seng Hospital