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SUTD Signs MOU for New Partnerships at Opening of New Entrepreneurship Centre

12 Jul 2019

(L-R) Mr Lee Tzu Yang, SUTD Chairman; Ms Dorothy Seet, Chairperson of Singcham; Mr Lim Tze Hsien, Managing Director of UPS Singapore; Mr Alex Ng, Managing Director of Spaze Ventures; Prof Thomas Magnanti, SUTD President Emeritus and Prof Chong Tow Chong, SUTD President.

The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) opened doors to its new Entrepreneurship Centre (EC) on 10 July 2019, in the presence of Mr Lee Tzu Yang, Chairman of SUTD Board of Trustees, Professor Thomas Magnanti, SUTD President Emeritus, and Professor Chong Tow Chong, SUTD President.

At the opening ceremony, SUTD also signed Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) with three new industrial partners, the Singapore Chamber of Commerce and Industry in China (SingCham), Spaze Ventures and United Parcel Service (UPS). Spaze Ventures is a startup incubator while UPS is the world’s largest package delivery company. Under the MoU, the three partners will be providing mentors to the start-ups affiliated to the EC.

SUTD signs MOU with three partners at the opening of the new Entrepreneurship Centre.

The opening of the new EC took place just before the celebration of SUTD’s 10th Anniversary, and marks the growth of SUTD’s presence in the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

“Not only are the number of partners with whom we are collaborating, growing, but we have set up a new space for the increasing number of start-ups that we are incubating. This is a happy problem, and is indicative of the growth of SUTD,” said Chairman Mr Lee, in his welcome address at the SUTD 10th Anniversary celebration.