A team from NTU and the National University Health System (NUHS) has developed a self-inflating weight management capsule that could help battle obesity. Called EndoPil, the capsule is activated by a handheld magnet, and inflates into a balloon in the stomach to induce satiety.
NTU Singapore scientists have developed a sustainable way to demonstrate a new genetic modification that can increase the yield of natural oil in seeds by up to 15 per cent in laboratory conditions.
NTU Singapore, Enterprise Singapore, and the Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS) have joined forces to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and start-ups innovate, grow and thrive in the competitive energy sector. Serving as a one-stop hub, the new EcoLabs Centre of Innovation for Energy (EcoLabs) will enable these companies to further develop their clean energy-related innovations and business ideas, and commercialise them into technologies that will benefit industry and society.
Inspired by a naturally occuring process in the human body, scientists from NTU invented a portable device that can detect heavy metal contaminants in water in minutes.
The 7th National Assistive & Rehabilitation Technologies Student Innovation Challenge aims to encourage students to develop solutions that help improve the quality of life for the elderly and people with disabilities. It is organised by the Rehabilitation Research Institute of Singapore (RRIS) at NTU and the Centre for Healthcare Assistive & Robotics Technology (CHART) at Changi General Hospital (CGH).
NTU Singapore, international quality assurance and risk management firm DNV GL, and global energy company Shell, organised a national competition to develop green solutions for the shipping industry.
A new quick-fix wrap could make structures doubly strong and at 70 per cent of the cost and in half the time compared to traditional reinforcement methods. Called the Fast Wrapping Fibre Reinforced Polymer, or FasRap. The project by NTU and JTC took three years to develop.
An international research team led by NTU has found that patients with the lung disease bronchiectasis also often display sensitivity to airborne allergens, and has highlighted the particular role that fungi appear to play.
NTU has implemented cloud-based enterprise technologies Workday, SAP Ariba and ServiceNow to meet the changing needs of the University and its employees, streamline processes and enhance operational efficiency as part of its Smart Campus vision.
From 1 June, PhD students from NTU and NUS will be able to attend classes at each other's universities under the NTU-NUS PhD Student Exchange Programme. A first in Singapore, the doctoral exchange programme will broaden the spectrum of PhD course offerings for students in both universities.