KPMG partners A*STAR to establish first joint lab in professional services sector

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SINGAPORE (July 27): KPMG and the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) have signed a three-year master research collaboration agreement (MRCA) together, with the intention of jointly establishing a data-science powered laboratory in the professional services sector.

The two entities have made an initial joint investment of S$5 million for KPMG and A*STAR’s Institute for Infocomm Research (IRR) to launch their inaugural joint laboratory, which will mark KPMG’s first joint laboratory in Singapore, as well as A*STAR’s foray into the professional services industry.

In a Friday announcement, KPMG says it plans to work with A*STAR’s research institutes under...(click on link for full story on