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Milestones

2020


8 January 2020
Second meeting of the SJTU-APGI steering committee
March – April 2020

Provision of advice, assistance and protection items such as masks, to fellow exchange and visiting students from SJTU in Singapore amidst the COVID-19 global pandemic

June 2020
Launch of SJTU-APGI website and social media accounts on Facebook and LinkedIn
1 July 2020
Third meeting of the SJTU-APGI steering committee and annual director’s board meeting for 2019-2020 were held
10 September 2020

“High efficiency management system for food waste integration with Nano-Catalysis Purification” was granted approval as a project under the Shanghai 2020 “Science and Technology Innovation Action Plan – International Science and Technology Cooperation Programme”

18 October 2020

Welcome ceremony of the 2020 cohort of MBA students which included a teacher-student meeting session and a Q&A session where issues and concerns, especially those regarding the ongoing pandemic, were addressed

November 2020
Successful completion of audit and tax declaration for the institute’s first fiscal year
11 December 2020

Official launch of the ‘Joint Laboratory for Energy and Environmental Sustainability Solutions for Megacities’, approved as part of the Belt and Road Joint Laboratory Initiative, at the second meeting of the Shanghai-Singapore Comprehensive Cooperation Council held virtually


2019


March to July 2019
SJTU held several high-level meetings involving relevant divisions to prepare for the establishment of SJTU-APGI
25 June 2019
Officially registered in Singapore as a public company limited by guarantee
28 July 2019
First meeting of the Steering Committee in which SJTU-APGI’s charter and three-year plan was approved
28 August 2019
Site inspection by the Committee for Private Education (CPE)
26 September 2019 
 Officially registered as a Private Education Institution with CPE
20 – 22 October 2019
SJTU Vice President, Prof. Mao Junfa visited Singapore and launched AI+Ageing workshop by both SJTU and NUS
11 – 14 November 2019
SJTU delegation attended meetings with proposed Honourary Directors
28 November 2019
Official opening ceremony of SJTU-APGI, graced by Party Secretary of SJTU, Prof. Jiang Sixian, as well as fellow delegates
6 December 2019
The first Antai Asia-Pacific Forum was held
6 December 2019
Vice President, Prof. Huang Zhen attended the CREATE Managing Committee meeting
30 December 2019
China's Minister of Science and Technology Wang Zhigang visited CREATE to sign cooperation agreement on Science, Technology and Innovation between Singapore and China