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All ten CNRS specialised institutes are currently supervising structured collaboration projects in Southeast Asia, thus representing the multidisciplinarity of CNRS.

Click on the field you are interested in to be directed to a list of ongoing structured collaboration projects of the relevant institute in the region:

Some of the projects my be under several institutes but are shown here under their main supervisory authority only.

Projects under the Institute of Biological Sciences
Project Title Field of research Country Local partners
UMI 3639 BMC BioMechanics of Cell-Cell Contacts Mechanobiology Singapore National University of Singapore (MBI)
PICS 6266 RegresString Kinetic study of the global immune response to tumoral regressions through the Nanostring approach Singapore A*STAR Singapore Immunology Network

Projects under the Institute of Chemistry
Project Title Field of research Country Local partners
LIA 0937 NatProChemLab Photochemical study of Vietnam flora Chemistry of natural products Vietnam Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
LIA FOCOMAT Functional Composite Material Functional Composite Material Vietnam Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
LIA 13292 IFM NatProLab International French Malaysian Natural Product Laboratory Natural products chemistry Malaysia University of Malaya
PICS 6663 Organic synthesis Innovative Synthesis Methods and Applications Thailand Mahidol University

Projects under the Institute for Ecology & the Environment
Project Title Field of research Country Local partners
LIA FV-TEL France-Vietnam Tropical Ecology Laboratory Tropical Ecology Vietnam Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
GDRI 0848 Biodiversity and infectious diseases Biodiversity and infectious diseases in Vietnam Vietnam USTH
GDRI 0849 PalBioDivASE Paleobiodiversity of Southeast Asia Phillipines, Thailand University of the Philippines Diliman / Maha Sarakham University
GDRI 0850 Tanaosri Biodiversity and infectious diseases in Vietnam Myanmar University of Yangon
PICS 6453 Chemical warfare ants & fungi Chemical warfare between ants and their parasitic fungi: a new source for useful natural substances Thailand NSTDA Biotec
PICS 6455 Bioactive metabolites Bioactive metabolites from marine sponges and associated bacteria - Halong Bay Vietnam Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
PICS 6665 Paleontology Paleontological diversity of mammal’s in Vietnam’s continental basins Vietnam Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
PICS 7174 SAMALAS 1257 AD Environnemental and societal impacts of one of the largest eruptions in History Indonesia Gadjah Mada University

Projects under the Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences
Project Title Field of research Country Local partners
UMIFRE 22 / USR 3142 IRASEC Research Institute on Contemporary Southeast Asia Humanities and social sciences Thailand (French Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
GDRI (completed) Waqf-habous Leaving One’s Trace in Society : Pious Foundations (waqf-habous) in Islamic Lands and their Religious Communities Malaysia International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance
GDRI (completed) IRMCED Integration of equation-based models into agent-based models Thailand Chulalongkorn University
GDRI 0805 EuroAsiaTradeNet At the origins of globalisation and "divergence" of Europe and Asia: trade networks and trajectory of economic institutions Malaysia International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance
PICS 6458 Cham Heritage in Centre Vietnam Cham Heritage in Centre Vietnam Vietnam Vietnam Institute of Culture and Arts Studies
PICS 6459 Equations & agents Integration of equation-based models into agent-based models Vietnam Hanoi University of Science and Technology
PICS 7175 Urban Transformations Urban Transformation, Oblivion and Space in Jakarta Indonesia Pusat Kajian Representasi Sosial

Projects under the Institute for Engineering and Systems Sciences
Project Title Field of research Country Local partners
UMI 3288 CINTRA CNRS International NTU Thales research Alliance Nanotechnologies, Nanoelelectronics, Nanophotonics Singapore Nanyang Technological University, Thales
PICS 6269 Photonic crystals Photonic crystals from functionalized polymer materials Vietnam Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology

Project under the Institute for Mathematical Sciences
Project Title Field of research Country Local partners
LIA 1054 ForMATH Algebra, Geometry, Topology, And Discrete Mathematics; Analysis and applications, scientific computing; Optimization and control; Probability, Statistics, Finance Vietnam Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
GDRI Singularities Singularity theory Vietnam Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology

Project under the Institute for Mathematical Sciences
Project Title Field of research Country Local partners
PICS 7183 Nuclear physics Theoretical and experimental nuclear physics research with exotic, unstable nuclei Vietnam Vietnam Atomic Energy Commission

Projects under the Institute of Physics
Project Title Field of research Country Local partners
UMI 3654 MajuLab MajuLab Quantum information and cryptography, Bidimensional materials, Microfluidics Singapore National University of Singapore (CQT), Nanyang Technological University
LIA MaSeNo MaSeNo Magnetic and Semiconducting Nano-Objects Vietnam Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, USTH
PICS 6465 Plasmonic antennas Plasmonic Antennas coupled to fluorescent Nanocrystals Vietnam Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
PICS 6457 CVD graphene flakes Synthesis, properties an carachterisation of graphene flakes produced with chemical decomposition in vapor phase on various substrates - applications for bio-captors Vietnam Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
PICS 6662 Physics of Solids Microfluidic assembly of DNA nanoparticles for gene-transfer apps Singapore A*STAR BioMedical Research Council

Projects under the Institute for Information Sciences and Technologies
Project Title Field of research Country Local partners
UMI 2954 MICA Multimedia, Information, Communication & Applications Speech, image, human-computer interaction, multimedia communication Vietnam Hanoi University of Science and Technology
UMI 2955 IPAL Image & Pervasive Access Laboratory Biomedical imaging, Computer vision, Semantic reasoning, Deep learning, Wellbeing management Singapore National University of Singapore (SoC), A*STAR I²R
PICS 6265 Small-world networks in motion Network Architecture, Modelisation, Validation, Administration Singapour Nanyang Technological University (SCE)

Projects under the national Institute for Earth Sciences & Astronomy
Project Title Field of research Country Local partners
PICS 7173 Clodine Climate, Life, and Oceans modulated by mantle Dynamics in INdonEsia Indonesia LIPI Indonesian Institute of Sciences, Makassar