Published on 28 Feb 2018

NTU Singapore and Alibaba Group launch joint research institute on Artificial Intelligence technologies

The institute will be Alibaba’s first joint research institute outside China

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and Alibaba Group officially launched the Alibaba-NTU Singapore Joint Research Institute today at a ceremony graced by Dr Amy Khor, Senior Minister of State for the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources and Ministry of Health, Singapore.

The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between NTU Singapore President Professor Subra Suresh and Alibaba Group Chief Technology Officer Mr Jeff Zhang marked the establishment of Alibaba’s first joint research institute outside China.

The joint institute will seek to combine NTU’s human-centred AI technology which has been applied to areas such as health, ageing, homes and communities, with Alibaba’s leading technologies including Natural Language Processing (NLP), computer vision, machine learning and cloud computing to explore further technology breakthroughs and real-life AI solutions.


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