The France-Singapore Year of Innovation officially kicked-off with French Minister for Higher Education, Research and Innovation, Frédérique Vidal’s visit to Singapore (21-23 Jan)
The "Inclusive Smart Cities & Digital Health" workshop was held on September 18th, 2017, at INFUSE Theatre, I2R (Institute for Infocomm Research), hosted by Prof. Dim-Lee Kwong, Executive Director of I2R, and Prof. Mounir Mokhtari, Director of IPAL.
This year we are celebrating the 15th anniversary of ICOST which succeeded in bringing together a community from different continents over a decade and half and raised the awareness of frail and dependant people's quality of lifein our societies.
After fourteen very successful conferences
The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*Star) and the Embassy of France jointly organized the Singapore-France Innovation Forum on 27th March, officially opened by French President Hollande and Deputy Prime Minister Tharman.
French President François Hollande,French Ambassador Marc Abensour
In partnership with The Straits Times and Business France, and in the presence of Vivian Balakrishnan, Singapore Minister of Foreign Affairs, in charge of the Singapore Smart Nation Initiative, Le Monde organized, on June 2nd in Singapore, a one day conference dedicated to innovation and smart-cities
On June 12th, the French Chamber of Commerce launched Smart Health, an online platform that brings together 35 French companies with around 150 products and services to address Singapore’s healthcare challenges.
IPAL hosted a Workshop on "Quality of Life in Urban Environments and Mobility" on 20 of Feb 2017, with main French industry players (see programme below).
IPAL team partners with NUS Biorobotics Lab and Singapore company HOPE Technik to design an innovative solution for NEA to facilitate drainage inspection.
Mr Lim Chuan Poh received the medal of the Légion d'Honneur for his major contribution to the Singapore-France relationship in the field of research and development.