Asia's 11th most innovative

08 June 2017 | Education
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NUS has maintained its position among Asia’s top 15 most innovative universities

NUS has continued its strong showing in the annual Reuters Top 75: Asia’s Most Innovative Universities list, maintaining its 11th spot among Asia’s educational institutions doing the most to advance science and invent new technologies. The University continues to be the highest ranked educational institution outside of Northeast Asia.

NUS President Professor Tan Chorh Chuan said, “We are pleased that NUS has once again been recognised as the 11th most innovative university in Asia by the Reuters Top 75. This is a strong recognition of the quality of NUS’ research and the deep impact of our work towards the advancement of science and technology globally.

“NUS has always placed strong emphasis in enhancing the translational impact of our research. We will continue to seek novel ways to apply our expertise and scientific discoveries for the benefit of Singapore and the global community,” he added.

Compiled by Reuters in partnership with Clarivate Analytics, the list analysed scientific literature and patent data across 10 metrics from 2010 to 2015. Organisations were evaluated on: Patent volume, Patent success, Global patents, Patent citations, Patent citation impact, Percent of patents cited, Patent to article citation impact, Industry article citation impact, Percent of industry collaborative articles, and Total Web of Science core collection papers, to determine the most innovative universities.

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