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Memorandum of Understanding between the China-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City Administrative Committee, Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City Investment and Development Co., Ltd. and the Singapore University of Technology and Design

29 Jun 2022

Mr Mu Xihua, Vice Chairman of ECAC, Mr Teo Eng Cheong, CEO of SSTEC and Professor Chong Tow Chong, President of SUTD, signed the MOU. (Image credit: SSTEC)

A 'Memorandum of Understanding on Strategic Cooperation with SUTD in the China-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City' was signed between the China-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City Administrative Committee (ECAC), Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City Investment and Development Co., Ltd. (SSTEC) and the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) at the inaugural China-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City Economic Forum on 29 June 2022.

Under this MOU, ECAC, SSTEC and SUTD would undertake strategic cooperation to promote people-to-people exchanges, education and training, as well as research, innovation and enterprise, to support the Eco-City's growth into a leading low-carbon, smart and sustainable city. The key cooperation areas include developing and applying smart technologies to promote ecological sustainable development; nurturing education, research and entrepreneurial talents to support the economic and industrial development of the Eco-City; and promoting people-to-people exchanges between Singapore and Tianjin.

Professor Chong Tow Chong, President of SUTD, said, "SUTD is proud to participate in the next phase of the Eco-City's development. We are very excited about the new vision to build the Eco-City into a vibrant, green and smart city driven by innovation, technology and enterprise. This is well aligned with SUTD's philosophy of nurturing technically-grounded leaders and innovators to serve social needs, and building a better world through design."