Singaporeans can look forward to innovative and practical solutions to dental health issues with a new partnership between National Dental Centre Singapore (NDCS) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU).
With this tie-up, NTU will provide – for the first time – training in research to dental surgeons, with the aim of boosting innovative oral health solutions from bench to clinic. There is great potential to develop innovative products and devices that can shape the future of oral health care. The key areas for training in research will be in bone bioengineering and 3D bio-printing, areas which NTU has deep expertise in, such as in its ongoing research in bone reconstruction and oral tissue repair.
This partnership will have a funding of S$1 million, which will support collaborative research projects over the next three years. The $500,000 contribution by NDCS is supported by the National Medical Research Council (NMRC), while the other $500,000 is from NTU. … (Read more)