Our Collaborations

Jan 2010

SUTD signed collaboration agreement with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Singapore’s new publicly funded university, had signed an agreement with MIT formalizing the detailed scope of collaboration between the two institutions.

Aug 2010

SUTD signed collaboration agreement with Zhejiang University (ZJU)

At SUTD, we hope to harness the best practices and values of the East and the West. Through our collaboration with the Zhejiang University (ZJU) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), we are realising this goal.

Oct 2011

Signed MOU with Singapore Management University (SMU) to collaborate on education, research, and student and faculty exchanges

16 October 2011 marked the day where we signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Singapore Management University (SMU). This MOU formalised the collaboration in education, research as well as student and faculty exchanges.

Feb 2012

Opened the SUTD-MIT International Design Centre

MIT and SUTD jointly opened a new facility – the MIT-SUTD International Design Centre (IDC) on 8 February 2012.

May 2012

Established Temasek Laboratories and iTrust, Centre for Research in Cyber Security

On 7 May 2012, we signed an MOU with the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) to establish the Temasek Laboratories, and iTRUST, Centre for Research in Cyber Security at SUTD.

Aug 2012

Signed MOU with the Singapore Institute of Architects

29 August 2012, an MOU between Singapore Institutes of Architects (SIA) and SUTD was signed.

Jul 2014

Established the SUTD-JTC Industrial Infrastructure Innovation Centre

The SUTD-JTC IIIC was established on 16 July 2014. The objective of the centre is to promote the development of innovative and sustainable industrial infrastructure solutions in Singapore.

Nov 2015

Agreement with the National University of Singapore (NUS) to establish joint engineering PhD programme

On 26 November 2015, SUTD signed an agreement with NUS to establish a joint Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree programme in Engineering. This is the first of such programme established jointly by two local public universities in Singapore.

Dec 2015

Received S$11 million donation from the family of Mr Ng Teng Fong to set up a joint Innovation, Design and Entrepreneurship Alliance with Zhejiang University (ZJU)

This agreement marked the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Singapore and China and built on existing partnerships between the universities, in areas of research, student and faculty exchanges and projects.

May 2016

Launched $44.3M ST Electronics and SUTD joint Cyber Security Laboratory

On 13 May 2016, SUTD, together with ST Electronics, set up the ST Electronics-SUTD Cyber Security Laboratory. This joint laboratory was supported by the National Research Foundation Singapore, under its Corporate Laboratory@University Scheme.

Jun 2017

Completion of seven-year MIT-SUTD education collaboration

30 June 2017 marked the first phase of SUTD’s development – our collaboration with MIT came to a completion.

Dec 2017

SUTD and Keysight Technologies set up the Measurement Technologies Lab

As part of our strategy in partnering industry partners to drive research and innovations that contribute to Singapore’s Smart Nation initiatives, we signed an MOU with Keysight Technologies on 6 December 2017. In conjunction with this signing, the new Measurement Technologies Laboratory was launched.

Nov 2018

Signed collaboration agreement with Aalto University

This broad multi-year collaboration agreement deepens our cooperation in multiple fields.

Jan 2020

Shopee Joins Hands with SUTD to Nurture Singapore’s Tech Talent Pipeline

The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) and Shopee, the e-commerce arm of Sea, announced that they will join hands to nurture Singapore’s tech talent pipeline. The partnership will comprise two parts: Shopee-SUTD Scholarship: To provide financially disadvantaged students with the opportunity to pursue an education in technology and design. Shopee-SUTD Industry Collaboration Dialogues:…

Feb 2020

SUTD and Thales collaborate to accelerate the development of smart aviation technologies

The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) and Thales have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), paving the way for deeper collaboration on R&D, and the development of innovative solutions for mission-critical systems design. Read more on the partnership here.  Other links: Thales Group

Jul 2020

SUTD collaborates with Shenzhen Technology University on Joint Immersion Programme

On 16 July, the Singapore University of Technology and Design signed an MOU with the Shenzhen Technology University (SZTU) to collaborate on faculty and student visits, academic and research activities, and an agreement to collaborate on a joint immersion programme. The joint immersion programme between SUTD and SZTU will translate into a one-week joint programme…

Aug 2020

Capstone Design Showcase 2020

Our first virtual Capstone Design Showcase features 63 innovations by our graduating cohort, conceived to transform the way we live and to better our world by design. The Capstone Design project is a collaboration between our Industry Partners and senior-year students. Students of different majors work in teams and contribute their expertise to solve real-world…

Oct 2020

Swift App Development Programme 2020: Graduation

Launched in 2019, the Swift App Development Programme, is an initiative where SUTD students get to learn app development using Swift programming language by Apple. During the programme, students also get the chance to meet and interact with experts from the industry. This ceremony celebrates the achievements of the first batch of graduates from the…

Jan 2021

New through-train programme for Temasek Polytechnic engineering students

Twenty students from Temasek Polytechnic’s School of Engineering will get to take relevant modules offered by the Singapore University of Technology and Design. The new through-train programme is part of efforts to increase the number of pathways to university for polytechnic students. Source: Channel News Asia

Feb 2021

Ensign, SUTD announce new cybersecurity studies scholarship

The scholarship is Ensign’s inaugural partnership with an autonomous university to provide aspiring talents with the opportunity to pursue cybersecurity as a career. Starting 2022, one Year 3 student specialising in the security track from SUTD’s Information Systems Technology and Design degree programme will be awarded the bond-free scholarship every year. The student will receive…