Company: NUS Enterprise
Fields of operation: Education
Dr Lily Chan leads NUS Enterprise at the National University of Singapore (NUS), with the vision to inject an enterprise dimension to NUS teaching and research involving the University’s students, staff and alumni. The Enterprise Cluster comprises several divisions dedicated to the implementation of a holistic innovation & entrepreneurship ecosystem, including entrepreneurship support, experiential education, technology commercialisation and industry partnerships. As the Chief Executive Officer, Dr Chan spearheads strategies and initiatives to promote new models of industry collaboration and business ventures for the University. Prior to joining NUS in 2006, Dr Chan held the position of Managing Director, Investments, of Bio*One Capital Pte Ltd, an investment arm of the Singapore Economic Development Board with focus on expanding the growth of the biomedical science industry in Singapore. Dr Chan brings with her more than 20 years of industry experience, from initiating start-ups and venture investments, to active Board involvement in many startup companies. She sits on several national-level committees on enterprise and innovation.