Advancing Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Singapore and Beyond

As Asia's thought leader in innovation and enterprise, NUS Enterprise's work – to deliver experiential entrepreneurial education, forge active industry partnerships, provide comprehensive entrepreneurship support, drive catalytic entrepreneurship outreach, and be the bridge to industry for the University – has seen its footprint and impact extend well beyond Singapore's shores. Examples include:

News - 2016

25 October 2016

Rotimatic: A Worldwide Sensation

Zimplistic’s innovative roti-making robot, Rotimatic, is creating waves globally with more than 350,000 people on their waiting list. The start-up, founded by NUS alumni, had received support and incubation space in Singapore and overseas from NUS Enterprise.


3 October 2016

NUS supports start-ups beyond Singapore

NUS Enterprise will be helping Singapore start-ups to gain a business foothold in markets abroad by partnering with overseas incubators. It will also explore establishing its own incubator spaces in certain countries, similar to Block 71 in San Francisco which was set up last year.


15 September 2016

Bridging cultures through food

Two years ago, NUS Engineering alumni Rinita Vanjre Ravi and Inez Wihardjo were undergraduates in search of a budget-friendly meal in Paris on Christmas Eve. With no opened eateries around, the hungry duo were suddenly inspired to launch their own start-up. That marked the beginnings of BonAppetour, the successful web-based social marketplace which connects travellers with local chefs for unique dining experiences worldwide.


18 October 2016

Block 71 San Francisco relocates

Block 71 San Francisco, established in 2015 to bridge Singapore and US tech ecosystems, has moved to a new location. The new premises features a more spacious area — some 185 square metres more than the former place. It offers dedicated event space, an increased number of meeting rooms and is more adequately equipped to meet the needs of start-ups...

18 August 2016

Brunei Prince gets plugged in

Prince Abdul Malik, the second son of the Sultan of Brunei, visited Plug-In@Blk71, an incubation space managed by NUS Enterprise, on 17 August...

4 August 2016

Singapore, US ties through NUS

The University’s entrepreneurial pursuits in the US is seen as one of the many collaborations resulting from strong bilateral ties between Singapore and the US.

28 July 2016

Mapping entrepreneurship

Connectivity among Singapore tech entrepreneurs has increased, averaging an annual growth of 24 per cent over the last five years, placing Singapore in a comparable position vis-à-vis New York, another entrepreneurial hotspot...

4 July 2016

New Overseas College in Munich

NUS has announced that its eighth NUS Overseas College would be sited in Munich, Germany following a Memorandum of Understanding signed recently with Technische Universität München...

19 May 2016

Boundless ideas at innovation fest

More than 6,000 global entrepreneurial players participated in the largest-ever InnovFest unBound, held at Marina Bay Sands from 17 to 18 May 2016...

25 April 2016

A home for Singapore start-ups in San Francisco

Block 71 San Francisco, which is a partnership between NUS Enterprise, Singtel Innov8, and Infocomm Investments, is home to a thriving community of start-ups, venture capitalists and incubators. A total of 54 start-ups...

15 March 2016

Costa Rican Minister Visits Blk 71

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Worship of the Republic of Costa Rica, His Excellency Manuel González Sanz, led a six-member delegation on a visit to NUS Enterprise’s start-up incubator Blk71 on 10 March 2016...

11 March 2016

Swiss route for engineering students

The University is partnering with the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland to set up the seventh NUS Overseas College...

25 February 2016

Rising Stars on Forbes

Dr Neo Mei Lin, Research Fellow from the Tropical Marine Science Institute at NUS and Dr Zuo Jian, Research Fellow from NUS Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering have made it to Forbes’ inaugural 30 Under 30 Asia list, under the Healthcare & Science category...

15 February 2016

Block 71 San Francisco welcomes PM Lee

NUS students, alumni and Singaporean entrepreneurs met with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, on 13 February, during his visit to Block 71 San Francisco...

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