07 Sep '11, 1am

Singapore, Australia in $4.5m science research tie-up

Singapore, Australia in $4.5m science research tie-up

A*Star chairman Lim Chuan Poh said: 'This agreement with NHMRC is a reflection of our growing scientific relations with Australian institutions in recent years. -- ST PHOTO: CAROLINE CHIA Singapore and Australia have signed a $4.5 million deal to further their collaboration in health and medical research. Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*Star) and Australia's National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) will put that amount into the endeavour over the next three years. The money will fund research collaborations between groups in both countries in areas such as emerging infectious diseases and nanotechnology. The public-sector research agencies will also organise joint scientific conferences, with the first symposium scheduled to take place next year. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. blog comments powered by...

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