Science and Technology Section

Objectives:

The objectives of the Science and Technologie section are:

- Promote French research and devlopment in Australia
- To promote Australia’s scientific and technological capabilities in France
- To facilitate scientific and technological cooperation between France and Australia

Our operating methods:

The Science and Technology section operates in direct collaboration with both French and AUstralian insitutions. These include, government departments, funding agencies, research agencies, universities, science and technologie academies, scientific associations and private companies.

Our work:

- Coordinate scientific and technological cooperation between France and Australia through the intermediary organisation Forum for European-Australian Science and Technology (FEAST)-France. We use this network to promote information exchange, to organise events in the science and technology field and to help develop research networks in specific fields.
- Manage programs to finance cooperation between researchers from the two countries
- Publish scientific publications pertaining to research in France and Australia

Recent success:

- Creation of and participation in the FEAST network in close collaboration with the Alliances Françaises in Australia and AFAS (Australian-French Association for Science and Technology)
- Managing funding initiatives such as FEAST between France and Australia
- Development of joint supervision of theses between French and Australian institutions

University cooperation:

The Science and Technology section works in close collaboration with the Embassy’s Education section to develop student exchanges between France and Australia (including supervision of theses). For more information, visit the Education section.

Science and Technology Section:

Tel: + 61 (0) 2 6216 0139
Fax: + 61 (0) 2 6216 0156
Email: science.canberra-amba[at]diplomatie.gouv.fr

Dernière modification : 23/12/2013

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