A delegation from the Centre for Biosensors, Bioelectronics and Biodevices (C3Bio) at the University of Bath visited Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore for a two-day workshop. The event aimed to establish links with NTU’s Institute for Health Technologies (HealthTech NTU) in the areas of biosensors and lab-on-chip technologies. The delegation was accompanied by Professor Jeremy Bradshaw, Pro-Vice-Chancellor International & Doctoral, and Dr Tina Schilbach, International Partnerships Manager.
The C3Bio delegation included:
- Dr Pedro Estrela (Electronic & Electrical Engineering - Director of C3Bio)
- Prof Chris Frost (Chemistry - Deputy Director of C3Bio)
- Dr Despina Moschou (Electronic & Electrical Engineering)
- Dr Chris Pudney (Biology & Biochemistry)
- Dr Hannah Leese (Chemical Engineering)
The workshop, hosted by Professor Subbu Venkatraman, HealthTech NTU Execute Director, highlighted many synergies and complementarities between the two centres with great potential for immediate collaboration.
Discussions regarding research students and staff exchanges were also held with the HealthTech team as well as Professor Sierin Lim, Associate Dean Global Partnerships at NTU’s Graduate College and Professor Bo Liedberg, Senior Executive Director of NTU’s Graduate College.
Dr Jade Chung, Science and Innovation Officer at the British High Commission Singapore also participated in discussions regarding joint research funding opportunities.
The C3Bio delegation also visited A*STAR SIMTech to learn about their Microfluidics Manufacturing Programme.