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TUM CREATE is a joint venture launched by Nanyang Technological University and Technische Universität München and funded by Singapore’s National Research Foundation as part of the Campus for Research Excellence And Technological Enterprise (CREATE) program. It employs in Singapore a team of 120 scientists, engineers, and designers from 20 countries. As a key output, EVA is the first electric vehicle specifi cally designed as a taxi for tropical megacities. Beyond the innovations, the project also refl ects the knowledge, capabilities and strong partnership between Technische Universität München and Nanyang Technological University.

Academic Partners

Nanyang Technological University
Young and research intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is a global university on a rapid rise. Ranked 41st in the world in 2013 and 2nd globally among young elite universities, NTU has about 33,000 students in the colleges of engineering, science, business, education, humanities, arts, social sciences. Its medical school is set up jointly with Imperial College London. A melting pot of international award winning scientists, young talents and eminent global partners, NTU is also home to several world class research institutes that builds on its strengths in interdisciplinary research.

Technische Universität München
Technische Universität München (TUM) is one of Europe’s leading universities and rated as Germany‘s top institution in the three latest international Shanghai Ranking. It is committed to excellence in research and teaching, interdisciplinary education and the active promotion of promising young scientists. TUM’s portfolio of subjects ranges from engineering and the natural sciences to the life sciences and medicine, from business studies to research in education. The university forges strong links with companies and scientifi c institutions across the world. In 2003, TUM became the fi rst German university to venture beyond its shores by establishing its first international campus, TUM Asia, in Singapore.

Funded by

National Research Foundation,
Prime Minister's Office, Singapore

Project Partners

Admiralty International Pte Ltd
HOPE Technik Pte Ltd