APPENDIX C. SINGAPORE SITE REPORTS (APRIL 1996 VISITS)

Site:
Singapore National Science & Technology Board (NSTB)
Singapore Science Park, 16 Science Park Dr., #01-03 The Pasteur, Singapore 118227
Participants:
David Lim Dah Chee, Manager, Manufacturing Technology Group
Low Kiam Cheow, Manager, Electronics/MicroE/Elect Systems
Loh Oi Kang, Senior Officer
Robert Chen

Mission and Strategy

The National Technology Plan (NTP) was established in 1991. The goal is to upgrade technology in support of upgrading industries to increase GDP. NTP objectives were:

Key Elements of Presentation

R&D expenditures have increased dramatically in all sectors. Primary R&D policies include:

Key Elements of Tour

Measures used by the NSTB to evaluate progress in implementing the NTP include:

Key Results

The progress at the end of 1994 against these objectives was:

Conclusions

In support of Singapore's objective to become the regional hub, or gateway, for R&D in electronics:


Published: May 1997; WTEC Hyper-Librarian