Winners of Fusionpolis naming contest announced

JTC Corporation has announced the ten winning entries, selected from close to 1,600 submissions, for the contest to name the buildings at Fusionpolis.

The online contest was held between November 2007 and January this year, and the winners – consisting of students, executives and a homemaker – will each bag a S$1,000 cash prize.

Fusionopolis is styled as a hub for cutting-edge research in infocomm, science, media and engineering. It is also the first integrated development that combines elements of work, live, play and learn within one-north, which is located in the Buona Vista area.

Phase One of Fusionpolis is completed and the two towers will be named Connexis and Symbiosis. The other building names will be Genexis, Axis, Futuris, Kinesis, Polaris, Solaris, Stylis and Synthesis.

Philip Su, assistant CEO, JTC Corporation, said: “Each of these ten names serves as an extension of the physical embodiment of what Fusionpolis represents – a fusion of innovative new ideas that will catalyse scientific breakthroughs for the emerging industry clusters.”

The winning entries were picked by a review panel that was made up of personalities from various sectors of society.

Source : Channel NewsAsia – 10 Sep 2008

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