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Launch of Smart City Index 2020 by IMD and SUTD

17th September, 2020|

The Institute for Management Development (IMD), in collaboration with Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), has released the 2020 Smart City Index, with key findings on how technology is playing a role in the COVID-19 era in a way that is likely to remain. 

With real-time supply-demand data insight, PAIR mobile app helped 25% of taxis in Chengdu boost income by more than 8%

15th September, 2020|

At the Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities, the Smart Cities Lab looks at tools that build smart government, businesses, and communities, and scales these smart tools across a network of smart cities for greater impact. Over the past few years, Dr Andy Zheng (Adjunct Fellow) and Poon King Wang (Director) have partnered the use of PAIR Taxi big data insight platform to empower workers in the taxi industry.

IPS-Nathan Lecture I: Disruption. Democracy Falters. Capitalism Flounders. World Order Unravels (18 June 2020)

3rd July, 2020|

In her first lecture as IPS’ 7th S R Nathan Fellow, Professor Chan Heng Chee outlined four big challenges the world faces today — disruption, faltering democracy, floundering capitalism and the unraveling of the world order. The lecture was moderated by Prof Danny Quah, Dean of Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and was live-streamed on IPS' Facebook page on 18 June 2020.

Staff Achievement: Thijs Willems

25th June, 2020|

Congratulations to Thijs Willems, Research Fellow from Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities for winning the Praemium Erasmianum Foundation Research Prize in the field of the humanities and the social sciences.

Axiom Business Book Awards 2020 – Sixteen Shades of Smart

17th February, 2020|

Sixteen Shades of Smart, a book published by Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities (LKYCIC) at SUTD together with IMD Business School, was awarded the bronze medal under the Business Intelligence/Innovation category at the Axiom Business Book Awards 2020.