Category Archives: MERLION

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 […]


IFS-sciences-article-headers_MERLION 10 YEARS

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 – […]


IFS-sciences-article-headers_Interview Ning Yan-1

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 […]



General questions Should I submit my application? All applications should submitted online at: The application can be submitted in French or in English. Is it compulsory for the researchers applying to the Merlion Programme to have a Singaporean or a French nationality? The researchers might come from any country, as long as the host […]