Category Archives: SCIENCE

Launch of the DesCartes programme

On 26 February 2022, the DesCartes programme was officially launched during a ceremony in the presence of Prof Antoine Petit, Chairman and CEO of the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), the Ambassador of France to Singapore, HE Mr Marc Abensour, and the representatives of the main Singaporean stakeholders of the programme : National Research […]

Cédric Villani at GYSS 2022

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During the Global Young Scientist Summit (GYSS) 2022, Prof Cédric Villani, Field Medallist and M.P. for Essonne, participated on two occasions. Firstly, he took part in a panel discussion on Artificial Intelligence, Ethics and Governance, in which he presented with Prof Leslie Valiant, Prof Simon Chesterman, and moderator Prof Chan Heng Chee. They discussed the […]

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 […]

vOilah! 2021 Wrap Up

vOilah! France Singapore Festival 2021 has officially come to an end on 10 December. The 2021 edition of vOilah! was exceptional, it gathered 50 programmes, hundreds of events thanks to more than 120 partners, with the participation of nearly forty French talents able to come to Singapore. Many collaborations were rendered showcasing the long-lasting relationship […]

vOilah! France Singapore Festival 2021

vOilah! France Singapore Festival returns from 3 November to 10 December 2021. Presented by the Embassy of France in Singapore, the festival is placed this year under the spirit of joy and hope with the intention of sharing happy experiences with the audience. This “feel good” edition will gather, thanks to more than 120 partners […]

« 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 […]

Visit to Singapore of Dr Gilles Bloch, Chairman and CEO, Inserm

A delegation from the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (Inserm), headed by its Chairman and CEO Dr Gilles Bloch, visited Singapore from 26 to 29 September 2021 for their first international destination since the start of the pandemic.   The visit reflected the strategic priority of Inserm to Singapore health and biomedical […]