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NTU-PKU Joint Research Institute is a collaboration between the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and the Peking University in China.  The universities are funded through a donation of RMB 50 million (S$11 million) from the family of the late Mr Ng Teng Fong, with each of the universities receiving RMB 25 million (S$5.5 million).

Events including workshops, summer/winter schools, and other events to facilitate collaboration between the research programmes at NTU and PKU.

Please click here​ for information on Ng Teng Fong Charitable Foundation 


​The funds will support:

  • Joint research in:

(i) Multi-Modal Big Data Analytics for Smart Cities, through NTU’s Rapid-Rich Object Search (ROSE) Lab, which is also an NTU-PKU collaboration that aims to pioneer next-generation visual and object search technologies, and 

(ii) Human Centred Technologies for Healthy Living and Life Long Learning, through the Research Centre of Excellence in Active Living for the Elderly (LILY), which develops digital solutions for the elderly. 

The research will support Singapore’s Smart Nation vision that harnesses technology and data to improve living standards, strengthen communities, and create more business opportunities

  • Exchange Programmes for faculty, research staff, and undergrad & graduate students

  • Events including workshops, summer/winter schools, and other evets to facilitate collaboration between the research programmes at NTU and PKU.




Structure of NTU-PKU Joint Research Institute (JRI)







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