NTU President Dr Su Guaning said: "NTU is acknowledged as a University that seeks to be relevant to the needs of industry, innovating and pioneering new application areas while building on our staff's core competencies. We seek to be nimble, listening closely to the research trends while responding to the needs of the industry."
"We are indeed grateful to CNRS and Thales for the confidence that they have shown in NTU. Together with CNRS' strength in research and Thales' experience in the global market, we shall make the CINTRA Laboratory an example of how upstream research can turn into successful commercial products and applications in a most unexpected way," said Dr Su.
Mr Jean-Jacques Gagnepain, Adviser to the CNRS President on International Affairs, said: "CNRS salutes the impressive commitment that NTU has granted to our joint laboratory, the Unit Mixte Internationale CINTRA."
"Within these superb, well-designed and ergonomic premises that we visited today, we feel all the more certain that the joint efforts of our scientists will allow NTU, Thales and CNRS to produce far-reaching research results, concepts and inventions. It is our joint ambition to lift the bottlenecks that currently block existing microelectronic and photonic research," said Mr Gagnepain.
Mr Patrick Plante, Chief Executive Officer of Thales Technology Centre Singapore, said: "Thales reaffirms its strong commitment to the Unit Mixte Internationale CINTRA and is proud to be one of the three pillars of this unique joint collaboration between academic, research and industry partners outside o
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