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Globally ranked among the top research and technology organisations in the environment and water domain, the NEWRI ecosystem strives to take its lab-scale innovations to innovative engineered solutions for the water and environmental markets. With ‘Research-Engineering-Deployment’ (RED) as its guiding philosophy, NEWRI bridges deep research with cutting-edge innovation, robust engineering coupled with industry-level translation, to field applications, piloting and deployment at full scale in real life settings. Through industrial and CSR projects with commercial and social impact, NEWRI continuously strives to make a difference towards developing a true circular economy through efficient reuse innovations, and harnessing the value in waste. The NEWRI ecosystem comprises five Centres of Excellence (AEBC, ECMC, EPMC, R3C, and SMTC), business development and a philanthropic initiative, an innovation cluster and an education and training unit​ in environmental science and engineering, that form an inter-disciplinary and inter-institutional ecosystem to provide holistic environmental engineered solutions. 


VISION
Become the pre-eminent Water and Environment Research Institute, focused on leading-edge research, translation into world class products, and developing a highly skilled workforce.


MISSION
Address Singapore’s national priorities in water and environmental needs. Perform fundamental Research, translate through robust Engineering​ to innovative solutions, and work with industrial and institutional partners, towards their Deployment to enhance Singapore’s global standing and attract investment.


OUR SERVICES







RESEARCH & INNOVATION

Providing solutions to real-life problems through fund​amental and applied research by world’s leading researchers with unique infrastructure​









TECHNICAL CONSULTANCY​

Addressing needs of industry and society and help them grow











SCALING UP
From bench, to pilot, to demonstration... to partnering at full industrial scale











EDUCATION & TRAINING
We offer unique training programmes for students and working adults. Our graduates are highly sought after by academia and industry





COMMERCIA​LISATION
We derisk, translate & monetise our technology




PHILANTHROPY​
Providing clean water access, sanitation, and renewable energy for developing communities in Asia
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NEWRI TODAY

​Intellectual Property​​​


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Over 135 intellectual property for commercial development and deploy​ment ​​
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​High-end analytical equipment & support


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Chromatography, Spectroscopy, Microscopy, Elemental analysis and others
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​Cutting edge facilities



>6000m2 at CleanTech Park
>7000m2 Waste-to-Energy R&D/test bed research facility at Tuas south 
>1000m2Wastewater demo-scale treatment plant at UPWRP​​
 
​Publications




More than 1000 Publications, over 40% within top 10% JCT
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​Partners & collaborators




>120 Industry collaborators
>45 Academic institutions
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​human capital



More than 300 researchers, scientists and engineers
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