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New academy to send Singapore students overseas for internship at startups

Overseas internships in 17 cities will be open to more than 1,300 students from autonomous universities

EyeRIS CEO Lai Teik Kin demonstrating a deep-learning system for diabetic retinopathy and related eye diseases to Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat and Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan.


TO groom future innovators with a global view, a new academy has been set up to send Singapore students abroad for internships at startups or companies that undertake entrepreneurship and innovation.

Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced this at the opening of this