A total of S$30.8 million in funding was awarded to 10 research projects as part of the Land and Liveability National Innovation Challenge (L2 NIC). This was announced in a joint news release from the Ministry of National Development and the National Research Foundation (NRF) on Wednesday (Sep 3).
The awarded projects presented opportunities to use technology to improve the living environment for Singaporeans, as well as pushed the frontier of possibilities for future space development and land optimisation.
Faculty members of Nanyang Technological University (NTU) will develop an integrated solution for ensuring structural fire safety and life safety of occupants in underground structures. The project will support the development of safe, robust and cost-effective designs for future mega underground developments in Singapore.