2709, 2017

LKY CIC Brown Bag Lunchtime Talk: Innovation in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is a highly developed knowledge-based economy, performing very well in many science, technology, innovation and competitiveness rankings. This talk will provide a brief overview of the strengths and weaknesses of the Dutch Innovation ecosystem, how innovation policy has been shaped in the Netherlands and key debates and challenges that they face (e.g, the relative low (private) expenditure on R&D). [...]


208, 2017

LKY CIC Brown Bag Lunchtime Talk: Characterization of Non-Work Destinations in Singapore

This research identifies places that concentrate a large proportion of activity in Singapore, and explores a methodology to characterize them based on features of the physical environment, demographics and arrangements of activity. The methodology utilizes a spatial-temporal algorithm of pattern detection based on cellphone data aggregated into a “SpotRank” score of hourly relative frequencies within 100x100 meter cells. [...]

2407, 2017

Future of Cities Conference (Fully Subscribed)

The Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities launched “The Future of Cities” program in November 2014 with seven studies. Funded by the National Research Foundation and the Ministry of National Development, these studies examined the opportunities and challenges for Singapore over the next twenty-five years in seven areas [...]