A*STAR on Future of Manufacturing

Prof Tan Sze Wee, Executive Director, A*STAR Science & Engineering Research Council (SERC)

Venue : Stamford American Auditorium (AmCham Office, 1 Scotts Rd, #23-03 Shaw Centre)

Date : November 10, 2016

Time : 7:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Price : $0.00

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Description

Hosted by the Aerospace & Defense, Energy and Supply Chain, Transportation and Logistics Committees

Join us for a breakfast talk with Prof Tan Sze Wee, Executive Director, A*STAR Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC), to find out what the future of manufacturing entails and how your company can leverage digital manufacturing technologies such as additive manufacturing and robotics to move up the value chain.

Manufacturing is a major pillar of Singapore’s economy, contributing approximately
20% of the GDP. Today, our manufacturing sector has moved into high value added verticals, such as aerospace, oil & gas, and complex equipment manufacturing.

Together with other local public agencies, A*STAR started the Future of Manufacturing (FoM) initiative to support companies in Singapore to embrace advanced manufacturing capabilities.

About the Speaker

Prof Tan Sze Wee
Executive Director
A*STAR Science & Engineering Research Council (SERC)

Prof Tan Sze Wee is the executive director of the Science and Engineering Council at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research. He is Adjunct Professor at the Duke-National University of Singapore Medical School's Centre for Technology and Development, and Nanyang Technological University's School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, and Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine. He is also chairman of the Singapore Stanford Biodesign Steering Committee, and was formerly a Nominated Member of Parliament of Singapore.

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