NUS hợp tác với UFG & tổ chức phi lợi nhuân SIP trong việc bảo vệ vai trò lãnh đạo tác động cho các công ty khởi nghiệp và đổi mới

Thứ hai, 05/06/2023, 09:37 GMT+7

NUS inked an agreement with social impact organisation Unicorns For Good (UFG) and the non-profit organisation Social Innovation Park (SIP) on 18 May 2023 to champion impact leadership for start-ups and innovators by harnessing the power of technology for the greater good.

The MOU was signed by (first row, from left): Ms Penny Low, Founder and President of UFG and SIP, and former Member of Parliament; Professor Chen Tsuhan, Deputy President (Innovation and Enterprise) of NUS; and Mr Khong Kwok Wai, Director of SIP. Witnessing the signing ceremony was Ms Gan Siow Huang, Minister of State for Education and Manpower (second row, third from the left).

The Memorandum of Understanding marks the beginning of a significant partnership between the three parties in the fields of ‘Tech For Good’ and ‘Mindful Leadership’. Demonstrating their shared commitment, they will work with stakeholders to leverage technologies, tap into global networks and mobilise financial resources to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. They will also catalyse the transition towards a regenerative economy that supports sustainable growth, environmentally friendly practices and social well-being. Some potential areas of collaboration include:

  1. Experimentation: UFG, NUS and SIP will explore the feasibility of a sandbox initiative to provide an experimental environment for start-ups and innovators to test-bed and validate solutions with societal impact objectives.
  2. Community-building: Events and activities will be held to facilitate networking, knowledge transfer and collaboration among like-minded start-ups, innovators, and experts.
  3. Thought leadership: The three parties will work on documenting case studies and best practices to help start-ups and companies use technology as an enabler for positive social impact.
  4. Mentorship: UFG, NUS and SIP will pool their resources to create a mentorship initiative focused on ‘Tech For Good’ for start-ups and innovators.

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