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Education and Outreach

RRIS is looking to develop talents in the field of interdisciplinary rehabilitation science and technology research. To find out more about the programmes offered, please click on the relevant link below:


Institute of Higher Learning  


The National Assistive & Rehabilitation Technology Student Innovation Challenge (ARTSIC) is an annual student competition, which is held in March-April in Singapore.  


Through ARTSIC, RRIS provides a national platform for tertiary students to display their creative and innovative devices and concepts for the elderly and person with disabilities. It aims to engage students to care for the less privileged and elderly through inventing innovative solutions to help them overcome their difficulties and improve quality of life. RRIS advocate the importance of Assistive and Rehabilitation Technology and promotes rehabilitation research among the students. 


Top winners of ARTSIC will represent Singapore to compete in the Global Student Innovation Challenge (gSIC) with students worldwide. gSIC which part of the International Convention on Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology (i-CREATe) is usually held in July- August of the year.  For the past years, it has been held in Singapore, Thailand, China, Korea, Japan and Australia.    

Prof Christopher Cheng, CEO of SengKang General Hospital with Top 3 winners of 7th ARTSIC 2019 Award Ceremony. Photo taken at SengKang General Hospital on 12 April 2019.

HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn presenting Silver Award (Design) to ITE East at the 13th i-CREATe 2019 in Canberra, Australia on 28 Aug 2019.

​​​​​Undergraduate Programme

RRIS has a list of sponsored projects in February-March for NTU students to select for their final year project (FYP) assignment.  These projects are in line with our core research and development activities.  Through these sponsor projects, RRIS hopes to nurture these young researchers to move on to become leaders in the field of Assistive and Rehabilitation Technology.


Students, who are eligible to start their Final Year Project, can approach their supervisor to express interest of RRIS sponsored proj​ects​. 

NTU Research Scholarship 


RRIS offers NTU Research Scholarship to encourage outstanding candidates to take up a career in interdisciplinary rehabilitation science and technology research.


For details of the scholarship, please refer to


Application Procedure:

Interested candidates are to apply for NTU Graduate Research Admission via


(Note: Please follow the instructions provided for Graduate Research Admission application.  For more information on how to apply, please click here​.)

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