EARTO Members

A*STAR – Agency for Science, Technology and Research

Country: Singapore Founded in: 2002 EARTO Membership: Corresponding www.a-star.edu.sg      

Key Figures 2019

N/A Income

>5,300 Employees

688 Patent Applications

1,671 Industrial Partners

68 Spin-offs Created

2 H2020 Projects (eCorda 2020)


Mission & Vision

Mission: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) drives mission-oriented research that advances science and develop innovative technology to further economic growth and improve lives.   Vision: Being a global leader in science, technology and open innovation, A*STAR is a catalyst, enabler and convenor of significant research initiatives among the research community in Singapore and beyond.    


Technology Expertise

  • Natural Sciences: Computer and information sciences; Physical sciences; Chemical sciences; Biological sciences
  • Engineering & Technology: Electrical engineering, electronic engineering, information engineering; Chemical engineering; Materials engineering; Medical engineering; Environmental engineering; Environmental biotechnology; Industrial biotechnology; Nano-technology; Other engineering and technologies
  • Medical & Health Sciences: Clinical medicine; Health sciences; Health biotechnology; Other medical sciences
  • Agricultural Sciences: Agriculture, forestry and fisheries; Agricultural biotechnology
  • Social Sciences: Psychology and cognitive science
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