Education, Skills and Learning

3 ways to nurture collaboration between universities and industry

People ride on a driverless electric vehicle at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore September 4, 2013. The eight-passenger shuttle vehicle named Navia makes use of laser rangefinders, cameras and a navigation software that allows it to move autonomously and safely at speeds up to 20 km/h, according to manufacturer Induct. Induct and NTU's Energy Research Institute has teamed up to test and optimize Navia in a two-year collaboration aimed at improving the reliability of the battery and reducing charging time, according to local media. REUTERS/Edgar Su (SINGAPORE - Tags: TRANSPORT SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY SOCIETY ENERGY EDUCATION) - GM1E9941K2Y01

Collaboration between academia and industry partners have produced everything from a melanoma treatment to electric vehicles. Image: REUTERS/Edgar Su

David Gann
Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Development and External Affairs, University of Oxford
Fulvia Montresor
Head of Technology Pioneers, World Economic Forum Geneva
Jaci Eisenberg
Head of Content Curation, Global Collaboration Village, World Economic Forum
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