50 YEARS OF AUSTRIAN-SINGAPOREAN RELATIONS

Second Austrian-Singaporean Science and Business Day

Am 30. September 2016 veranstaltete die Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft (FFG) im Auftrag des Bundesministeriums für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Wirtschaft (BMWFW) in Kooperation mit der „Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)“ den Second AUSTRIAN – SINGAPOREAN SCIENCE AND BUSINESS DAY, der ganztägig unter Beteiligung von Staatssekretärin Josephine Teo und Staatssekretär Harald Mahrer in Wien stattfand.
Datum 29.09.2016 09:00 - 30.09.2016 18:00
Ort Grand Hotel Wien, Kärntner Ring 9, 1010 Vienna
Anmeldung 22.06.2016 bis 29.09.2016
ThemenbereichInformationstechnologie, Material und Produktion, Mobilität, Sicherheit, Umwelt und Energie
Maximale Teilnehmerzahl150
Zielgruppe Kleine und mittlere Unternehmen (KMU), Große Unternehmen (GU), Universitäten, Fachhochschulen, Kompetenzzentren, Forschungseinrichtungen, Einzel-ForscherInnen, Start-Up, Gebietskörperschaften, Multiplikatoren / Intermediäre
VeranstaltungstypKonferenz
FFG BereichEuropäische und Internationale Programme
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The Second Austrian – Singaporean Science and Business Day took place from 29 to 30 September 2016 in Vienna on the occasion of the 50 year anniversary of Austrian-Singaporean relations and was jointly organized by the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy, the Austrian Research Promotion
Agency and the Singaporean Agency for Science, Technology and Research. The first introductory day comprised a dense site visit program in the field of life sciences, where a tenperson delegation visited distinguished research institutes in Vienna. A reception at the Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs closed this day in a delightful manner: The VioArtQuartet from the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz with singers from Singapore performed the premiere of “Kassation in m” by Americ GOH in front of 70 guests from politics, business and science.


Director General Barbara Weitgruber, Ambassador Soo Kok Leng, State Secretary Harald Mahrer, Senior Minister of State Josephine Teo, A*STAR Managing Director Raj Thampuran and FFG Managing Director Henrietta Egerth (f.l.t.r.)
Picture credit: Marcos Aray

The second day, the official science and business day, offered 40 high level speakers, interesting discussions and intense exchange of ideas among altogether 112 participants from Austria and Singapore. During 3 plenary sessions and 3 parallel workshops different views were shared, knowledge was exchanged and interesting discussions were held.

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