By EMILY FORD, Salisbury Post

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — After touring the , Singapore’s ambassador to the United States said she would encourage companies to consider Kannapolis as they expand globally.

Chan Heng Chee said Tuesday she saw several opportunities for collaboration while visiting the life sciences hub in downtown Kannapolis as the guest of U.S. Rep. Larry Kissell (D-NC).

“This expands our knowledge of what’s available and potential interests and partnerships,” she said. “I will tell people at the Biopolis that I’ve been there.”

The Singapore government built Biopolis, a high-tech research park recognized as a leader in biomedical sciences.

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