Category Archives: MERLION

2023 MERLION CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

The 2023 Merlion call for applications is open from 1 June to 2 September 2022.   The programme aims to develop and strengthen scientific cooperation between France and Singapore. Researchers working or intending to work on French-Singaporean collaborations in science and innovation are invited to submit their proposals by the deadline.   The programme was […]

2022 Selection of Merlion Programme

Launched all the way back in 2006, Merlion programme is a Franco-Singaporean grant initiative promoting and enabling joint scientific cooperation. It is co-funded in France by the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE) and in Singapore by six partner research institutions:   National University of Singapore (NUS), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU), Agency for […]

2022 Merlion Call for Applications

The 2022 Merlion Call for Applications is opened from 1 June to 3 September 2021. The programme aims to create and strengthen scientific cooperation between France and Singapore. Researchers working or intending to work on French-Singaporean projects and workshops are invited to submit their proposals by the deadline. This programme was created in 2006 and […]

The 2020 PHC Merlion Call

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For the 13th times this year, new projects selected by the Merlion Programme started for a two years duration. Close to 200 bilateral collaboration projects have been funded since the Programme’s inception. The Programme Hubet Curien (PHC) Merlion is a Franco-Singaporean collaboration, managed by the Department for Culture, Education and Science of the Embassy of […]

THE MERLION PROGRAMME

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The «MERLION» is a joint programme for franco-singaporean scientific collaboration. Launched and managed by the Science Section of the French Embassy in Singapore, the programme initiates and encourages scientific exchanges between laboratories in both countries through the funding of researcher mobility. Since its creation, «MERLION» has funded nearly 200 projects.   The «MERLION» programme – […]

THE MERLION PROGRAM: CATALYST FOR GREEN CHEMISTRY

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Green chemistry is the design of new environmentally friendly chemical processes.  It is a high stakes area of which catalysis, which makes chemical transformations more efficient and less energy-consuming, is one of the pillars. Thanks to the franco-singaporean scientific cooperation programme MERLION, Dr Ning Yan, heads the Lab for Green Catalysis in the Department of […]