NUSDeltares winner of Winsemius Award ‘Water’
Published: 1 April 2015
NUSDeltares is the winner of the DutchCham Winsemius Award in the category Water. This prize is awarded to an outstanding company in the water industry that uses Singaporean and Dutch resources to demonstrate strong business growth, implementation of innovative strategies and market leadership in this sector.
A jury consisting of Mr Khoo Teng Chye (Executive Director, Centre for Liveable Cities), Mr. Harry Seah (Chief Technology Officer, Public Utilities Board) and Mr. Lennart Silvis (Managing Director, NWP) selected NUSDeltares as the winner of this award. The award was accepted by Professor Chan Eng Soon, Vice Provost of the National University of Singapore, on behalf of NUSDeltares.
The Dutch Chamber of Commerce business awards, which celebrate the long-standing commercial ties between the Netherlands and Singapore, are named after long-time economic advisor to Singapore, Dutchman Albert Winsemius. Over forty companies submitted nominations for the awards, spread over seven categories showcasing the sectors where the Dutch and Singapore business ties are strongest: Water, High Tech, Maritime, Collaborative Innovation, Singapore-Dutch Cooperation, Rising Star SME and Sustainability.
NUSDeltares is a knowledge alliance characterised by a combination of the strengths of the world of academic research epitomised by the National University of Singapore and the world of applied research epitomised by Deltares.