03 October 2017
According to an annual survey released recently by Clarivate Analytics, Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University, the Singapore University of Technology and Design, as well as the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*Star) have been ranked among the top in the world for research.
Clarivate Analytics is a global leader in business analytics. Its 2017 State of Innovation Report analysed year-on-year research and patent activity in 12 industries between 2006 and last year.
The study ranked SUTD as the fifth-most influential scientific research institution in telecommunications, based on the citation impact of research papers.
Nanyang Technological University was ranked the fifth-most prolific scientific research institution in semiconductors, ahead of the University of Cambridge in Britain, which came in 10th.
A*Star came seventh in the list of top 10 biotech innovators in cancer research in Asia, based on the volume of inventions. The agency, which was ranked fifth last year, has consistently been among the top in Asia in this field.