Category Archives: SCIENCE


IFS-sciences-article-headers-1_funding agencies

For academia, research is supported by different agencies. The two most important are Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and the National Research Foundation (NRF). A*STAR is not only a funding agency but also play the role of a research operator. Academic research is mainly supported by the Research, Innovation and Enterprise Council (RIEC) […]


IFS-sciences-article-headers_a star

In Singapore, public research can be conducted in either one of the institutes of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) or one of the research laboratories in universities or polytechnics. A*STAR institutes A*STAR is the main government agency for applied research. 2,000 international researchers are employed in its 14 institutes, located in Biopolis […]


IFS-sciences-article-headers_who funds and evaluate research

Research funding Public research laboratories are partially funded by universities, public research bodies, and financing agencies, in particular the French National Research Agency (Agence Nationale de la Recherche – ANR). Laboratories also receive funds from French regional governments, charitable associations, industry associations, and the European Union. Agence Nationale de la Recherche – ANR Created in […]