Thông tin hội thảo ICT-Bio Asia 2016


ICT- Bio Asia Workshop 2016

Kuala Lumpur | 30-31 May 2016

Venue: University of Malaya, IPPP Auditorium


Dear Sir / Madam,


It’s my pleasure to invite you to the ICT-Bio Asia Workshop 2016 and to apply to our Call for Abstracts.


We also encourage you to transfer this invitation to your colleagues who share our common interest.


The ICT-BIO Asia workshop 2016 will be held on 30th and 31th May 2016 at University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. This event is co-organized by the Academy of Sciences Malaysia, the Malaysia France University Centre/ Embassy of France in Malaysia, the University of Malaya and UNESCO.


The workshop will be organized around four areas of interest focusing on ICT research works and/or biology-related approaches:

- Biomass and Renewable Energies,

- Cybersecurity,

- Green Smart Cities,

- Health & Wellbeing.

Cross-cutting research approaches are highly encouraged.


Researchers interested to give a talk on the occasion of the workshop are invited to apply to the Call for abstracts (Deadline for application: 21st March 2016).

This call is open to all researchers (from both academia and industry) based in one of the following countries : Brunei, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, mainland China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam and France.


The presentations will be selected by the Scientific Committee members - list available here.

Please note that the proceedings of the workshop will be published as a free open-access supplementary publication in the Scopus-indexed ASM Science Journal


Note: A website dedicated to ICT-BIO Asia workshop 2016 will be soon open, and will be subject to another official communication.


Please feel free to contact, may you require further information about the workshop.

Kind regards,


Mehdi Salim



Bio-Asia/ ICT-Asia funding programme

Bio-Asia and ICT-Asia regional programmes are French initiatives directed at Asia in order to strengthen high level scientific collaboration between Asian and French research units, as well as to develop a research network for French and regional academic communities, in the fields of:

- Information and Communication Technologies          

- biodiversity and biotechnologies studies, ranging from the study of natural substances to their applications in agronomy, cosmetics, forestry, health, etc.


ICT- Asia and BIO-Asia are directed at public or private research units and laboratories attached to higher education institutions, research units or private companies. It supports projects involving France and the member countries of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam), as well as East Timor, North-East Asia (Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, Korea, Japan) and South- Asia (India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan).


Bio-Asia contributes, through an annual call for proposals, to the funding of research projects involving France and at least two partner countries in Asia, of which at least one is an ASEAN member state. The overall purpose is to foster the building of multilateral research teams for future participation in other regional and multilateral programs.

The subvention, granted for two years, partially funds the budget linked to the internationalization of the projects, i.e. researcher, post-doctoral or doctoral student mobility (travel and mission expenses) or organization of international workshops (mobility and logistics). Other costs are not eligible to funding.



ICT-Bio Asia workshop

The ICT-Asia Regional Workshop is an annual two-day seminar that brings together French and Asian researchers, and representatives of partner institutions, the public and private sectors.

For this year 2016, the event will be held from 30Th until 31st May 2016 in Kuala Lumpur and is co-organised by the Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM), the Malaysia France University Centre (MFUC) /Embassy of France in Malaysia, the University of Malaya and UNESCO.


The workshop has two main objectives:

1. to highlight French and Asian expertise in the chosen themes; and

2. to develop the ICT-Bio Asia networks, facilitating meetings between potential partners in view of next call for projects of ICT-Asia and Bio-Asia programmes.


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