Launch of A*CAR Consortium and MOU Signing Ceremony

Date: 30 Sep 2008 - 30 Sep 2008

Venue: Auditorium, Level 3, SIMTech, Tower Block

The A*STAR Capabilities in Automotive Research taskforce (A*CAR) is launching an automotive consortium to bring together automotive OEMs, suppliers and R&D community to work hand in hand in addressing key research areas in automotive technology. 


The consortium is driven by 7 A*STAR research institutes namely Data Storage Institute (DSI), Institute of Chemical Engineering and Sciences (ICES), Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC), Institute of Infocomm Research (I²R), Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE) and Institute of Microelectronics (IME) and Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech),


The event will also witness the Signing of Memorandum of Understanding between A*STAR, SERC and 5 member companies namely Bosch, Continental, Dou Yee, Infineon and Th!nk.


3.00 pm  Arrival of Guests and Registration
3.30 pm  Welcome Address by Prof Chong Tow Chong, Executive Director,

                 SERC, A*STAR
3.40 pm  Opening Address by Mr Lim Chuan Poh, A*STAR Chairman
3.50 pm  Talk by Dr Rainer Thiel, President and CEO, Daimler (South East Asia)

4.20 pm  Signing of Memorandum of Understanding
4.30 pm  Refreshments & Networking
5.00 pm  End


General enquiries, please contact Samantha Chan at  6793 8423  or email to