The bilateral cooperation in research between France and Malaysia has started more than 30 years ago. Based on strong relations and mutual respect, it is recognised to be at high level and high quality.
Joint research mainly cover different domains such us sustainable environment, sustainable chemistry, economy and management of tropical forest, biodiversity, engineering, material physics, social sciences, computer sciences, health.
The cooperation is structured through two International Associated Laboratories, one international Group of Research, one platform of research, one Institute and many others agreement between labs and groups of researchers from both countries.
A new partnership of research between France and Malaysia, PHC Hibiscus, has been approved at the end of 2018. The first call For project has been launched in February 2019.
The CUFM support the exchange and sharing of knowledge and expertise between France and Malaysia through its program « French scholar to Malaysia » and « Malaysian Scholar to France »