HP-NTU Joint Collaboration
NTU has partnered HP Computer Corporation to establish the centre of bioinformatics excellence. Under the agreement, the Nanyang Technological University and HP Computer Asia jointly develop the infrastructure for the BIL.
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed on March 12, 2002 between the two parties for HP Computer to build the computing facilities at the heart of BIL. Both NTU and HP are working closely to enable cross sharing of critical advances in bioinformatics.
HP Computer also offers scholarships to the Master of Science programmer as well as Annual TOP Student Award for the masters program. BIL postgraduate students and researches will enter into internships at HP's high performance technical computing R&D facilitites at Massachusetts and its advanced centre for Grid Computing at Nashua.