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CQT hosts Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister

29 September 2017

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DPM Teo Chee Hean visited the Centre in his capacity as Chairman of Singapore's National Research Foundation, one of the Centre's main funders

Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister Mr Teo Chee Hean toured the Centre for Quantum Technologies on 26 September with a delegation from the National Research Foundation (NRF), Ministry of Education and Ministry of Finance.

See the pictures he shared from his visit, which also included a stop at our neighbouring Centre for Advanced 2D Materials, on his Facebook page (right).

Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, President of the National University of Singapore, hosted the visit with CQT's Deputy Director Lai Choy Heng, Principal Investigators and staff.

DPM Teo visited in his capacity as Chairman of NRF. NRF leads the national Research Centres of Excellence program, under which CQT was established. CQT was the first such centre, launched in 2007, with funding for an initial ten years. The Centre has since been extended for a further five years, through to 2022.

CQT research projects highlighted during the visit included:

DPM Teo previously visited CQT in 2012.