The National University of Singapore (NUS) envisions itself to be a globally-oriented university, in the distinguished league of the world’s leading universities. It is a key node in global knowledge networks, and has distinctive expertise and insights relating to Asia. Furthermore, NUS, along with NTU hosts the Singapore Centre on Environmental Life Sciences Engineering (SCELSE).
In 2011, University of California, Berkeley has established the Berkeley Education Alliance for Research in Singapore (BEARS) center. BEARS was set up as a non-profit company which was incorporated in Singapore and managed in Berkeley.
Our collaboration with NTU includes with its researchers and The Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N) For The Singapore-Berkeley Building Efficiency and Sustainability in the Tropics (SinBerBEST) and The Singapore-Berkeley Research Initiative for Sustainable Energy (SinBeRISE) programs. ERI@N envisions itself as a leading research institute for innovative energy solutions. Its focus is on sustainable energy, energy efficiency/ infrastructure, and socio-economic aspects of energy research.