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Press release. 10 Sept. 2013. Putting the WOW into the shopping experience of youth

Date: 2013

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Summary: A survey conduced by staff of Temasek Polytechnic's retail management diploma on some 300 youths aged between 16 - 24 revealed that the following factors made for a happier shopping experience: a good retail mix, a clean environment, easy access to public transportation and clear directional signs. The survey done was conducted at the launch of the inaugural National Retailing Competition in June 2013, to better understand youth shopping experience in Singapore. Most of the youths favoured retailers such as Isetan, Takashimaya, Challenger, Courts, H&M, Top Shop, NTUC Fairprice, 7-Eleven, Cheers, Watsons and Guardian.

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Press release. 02 Dec. 2014. Student entrepreneurs share the gift of design with children this holiday season

Date: 2014

Content Type: Text

Summary: Over two weekends in December, on 6 and 7, 13 and 14 December, 40 talented students, alumni and staff from Temasek Polytechnic's (TP) School of Design, in partnership with Sentosa, organised two workshops on silk-screening and card-making for children whose parents were working full-time or incarcerated in prison. The TP designers also set up shop called "Merry Makers Market" to sell unique, hand-crafted limited edition gift items that were both functional and beautiful, with some 15 stalls located at the Sentosa Boardwalk. In the spirit of inclusivity and giving during the holiday season, the children of the Fei Yue Student Care Centre and Salvation Army Prison Support Services - Kids In Play (KIP) received hand-crafted gifts from the TP design students.

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Press release. 07 June 2019. Local startup Life3 Biotech partners Temasek Polytechnic to optimize first large-scale microalgae production in Southeast Asia

Date: 2019

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Summary: Life3 Biotech, Singapores homegrown research and development agritech food company, partners Temasek Polytechnics Centre for Urban Sustainability (CUS) to further its joint research and application in developing a special cultivation medium that uses food by-products to enhance the growth as well as nutritional profile of its microalgae variety as food ingredients. This marks the first of such controlled environment agricultural production in Southeast Asia.

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