News & Updates
Clearbridge NanoMedics' Director wins prestigious President's Technology Award 2011
9 November 2011
Professor Lim Chwee Teck was commended at the annual President's Science and Technology Awards (PSTA) 2011 in Singapore, which are the highest honours bestowed on exceptional research scientists and engineers in Singapore for their excellent achievements in science and technology.
For his outstanding work in developing the novel micro biochip for cancer detection through blood samples (which spun-off into Clearbridge BioMedics, another incubatee of Clearbridge Accelerator), Professor Lim was announced the sole recipient of the prestigious President's Technology Award 2011.
Press Release: Clearbridge Accelerator receives investment from Silicon Valley “Super-Angel”
1 August 2011
Clearbridge Accelerator announced today that it has received an investment from Tim Draper,a well-established venture capitalist based in the Silicon Valley.
Mr Draper, who is the Founder and a Managing Director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), is well known for making early-stage investments in dynamic companies in new markets.
Clearbridge NanoMedics is an incubatee under Clearbridge Accelerator.
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News Feature: The paper which gave rise to Clearbridge NanoMedics' technology has been awarded the "Most Cited Article 2006 - 2010" from Acta Biomaterialia
Acta Biomaterialia has awarded "Most Cited Article 2006 - 2010" to the paper "Evaluation of electrospun PCL/gelatin nanofibrous scaffold for wound healing and layered dermal reconstitution". The paper, co-authored by one of our Directors, Professor Lim Chwee Teck of the Division of Bioengineering and Department of Mechanical Engineering at NUS, eventually gave rise to Clearbridge NanoMedics' nanofiber technology.
The paper was published in Acta Biomaterialia, Volume 3, Issue 3 SPEC. ISS. (2007), Pages 321 - 330, and can be found here.
Press Release: NRF Technology Incubators Invest In 7 Tech Start-ups
NRF, 24 August 2010
The National Research Fund (NRF) announced today that several of the Technology Incubators selected under the Technology Incubation Scheme(TIS) last year have made their first investments under the scheme. Alongside other incubators, Clearbridge Accelerator featured its first 2 incubatees, Clearbridge BioMedics and Clearbridge NanoMedics. We look forward to NRF's continual support in allowing us to nurture future global technology leaders.
NRF Technology Incubators Invest in Seven Tech Start-ups (PDF: 614 KB)
Press Release: NUS spin-off company to develop technology with wound management and cosmetics applications
Newshub - NUS' News Portal, 29 July 2010
Clearbridge NanoMedics (CBN) was featured in NUS' News Portal as NUS' latest spin-off company. First developed by Prof Lim Chwee Teck of the Division of Bioengineering and Department of Mechanical Engineering at NUS and his team, CBN will develop a low-cost nanofibre mesh with applications in the cosmetic and wound management industries. Comprising a bio-resorbable and bio-compatible polymer, the nanofibre possesses good mechanical, physical and chemical properties which make it suitable for a wide range of applications.
Press Release: NUS Venture to develop facial mask
The Business Times, 27 July 2010
Clearbridge Accelerator and NUS jointly announced the establishment of another spin-off company, Clearbridge NanoMedics (CBN). CBN will be developing a nanofibre mesh for use in cosmetics and wound management, with the first product being a facial mask.