|The French National Centre for Scientific Research is a government-funded research organization, under the administrative authority of France's Ministry of Research. Founded in 1939, CNRS has the following missions: To evaluate and carry out all research capable of advancing knowledge and bringing social, cultural, and economical benefits.
CNRS has been a source of intellectual inspiration for several leading researchers worldwide. With 20 Nobel laureates and 12 Fields Medal awardees, the CNRS has a long tradition of excellence. Over 35,000 people contribute to the advancement of scientific knowledge at CNRS.
CNRS is represented in Southeast Asia by its regional office based in Singapore.
Thales is a global technology leader for the Aerospace, Transport, Defence and Security markets. With 62,000 employees in 56 countries, Thales reported sales of €14billion in 2015. With 22,000 engineers and researchers, Thales has a unique capability to design and deploy equipement, systems and services to meet the most complex security requirements. its exceptional international footprint allows it to work closely with its customers all over the world.
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is a research-intensive university with globally acknowledged strengths in science and engineering. The university has roots that go back to 1955, when Nanyang University was established. Today, NTU has four colleges with 12 schools, and four autonomous entities, the the National Institute of Education, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Earth Observatory of Singapore, and Singapore Centre on Environmental Life Sciences Engineering.
NTU provides a high-quality global education to more than 33,500 undergraduate and postgraduate students. The student body includes top scholars and international olympiad medallists from the region and beyond. Hailing from more than 70 countries, the university's 3,300-strong teaching and research staff bring dynamic international perspectives and years of solid industry experience.