Category Archives: INNOVATION


We are delighted to welcome Professor Jean-Marie Tarascon from the Collège de France and French Academy of Science, gold medal awardee of the French Centre for National Research (CNRS), to one of our science events in Singapore, in collaboration with Alliance française and The French Alumni ! Professor Tarascon will address an audience at Alliance française […]


In light of the global climate crisis, France and Singapore have committed their Nationally Determined Contributions – under the Paris Agreement – to reduce their overall carbon emissions by 2030.   Offsetting and reducing carbon emissions is ultimately a global effort that also encourages green technological growth. Therefore, it was decided that from 2021 the […]

Groundbreaking of Sanofi’s first-of-its-kind Evolutive Vaccine Facility

HE Mr Marc Abensour, Ambassador of France to Singapore, participated on 20 April 2022 to the groundbreaking of Sanofi’s first-of-its-kind Evolutive Vaccine Facility in Singapore attended by Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Mr Heng Swee Keat and Sanofi Executive Vice President Vaccines Mr Thomas Triomphe. In April 2021, Sanofi had announced a $638 million investment over five […]

AfterLab with Adrien Nortain: sustainable IT, towards a new culture

On 20 January, the French Lab Singapore held their monthly casual meeting referred to as the ‘AfterLab’ by welcoming Adrien Nortain, CTO at Zenika. The guest speaker used to be a trainer on Green IT and Ecodesign back in 2017 and has since been advocating better practices in each of his current professional assignments. During […]

« Ethics in Artificial Intelligence » Workshop

On 5 October, the workshop titled « Ethics in AI – Governance and Practice » was held at the Embassy of France in Singapore, co-organized with the Singapore Computer Society. The workshop aimed at reinforcing the exchanges about the ethical aspects of the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) by French and Singaporean companies.   The […]

France Singapore EdTech Programme 2021

The France Singapore EdTech Programme is a venture competition and pre-acceleration programme across France and Singapore for early stage startups in the EdTech industry.   Join this entirely free (no payment, no equity) and fully remote programme and get access to tools, resources and opportunities to entrepreneurs and help them turn their ideas into businesses […]

After Lab with Perrine Hamel: Nature-based Solutions for Cities in Asia

On 9 September at 5.30pm, French Lab Singapore is inviting, for its new casual meeting titled After Lab, Perrine Hamel, Assistant Professor at the Asian School of the Environment, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and Principal Investigator at the Earth Observatory of Singapore. Do nature-based solutions actually work? How does Singapore implement nature-based solutions on the ground? […]

Second France-Singapore Joint Committee on Science and Innovation

The France-Singapore Joint Committee on Science and Innovation (JCSI) happened on 24 June 2021. This second meeting was held online, following the initial meeting in Paris in November 2019. High-level representatives from the relevant ministries, funding agencies, major research institutions and companies of both countries as well as the two embassies took part in the […]