£150M committed to India-UK joint research in 5 years
To commemorate UK-India collaboration on research and innovation, the British High Commission, New Delhi is celebrating Research & Innovation Week from November 11-15. During the week, the UK Science and Innovation Network (SIN), Department for International Development (DFID) South Asia Research Hub and the UK-India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI) in partnership with Research Councils UK (RCUK) India are bringing together senior academics, research funders, policy makers and key government officials from both the countries.
13 Nov 2013
Celebrating five years of collaboration: UK-India research and innovation
Research Councils UK (RCUK) India is hosting a series of events in New Delhi, India in November 2013 to celebrate and showcase the success of the UK-India partnership in research and innovation.
23 Oct 2013
UK-India initiative in Applied Mathematics announced
RCUK India facilitated a successful UK-India meeting in July 2012, following which the UK’s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and India’s the Department of Science and Technology (DST) have now launched a jointly funded programme for organising 12-14 workshops in Applied Mathematics in next two years.
5 Sep 2013
New report highlights the ways forward for UK-India research to work with business
A new report published today (7 August) looks at the ways in which collaborative research, funded in partnership with Research Councils UK (RCUK) India, can be used by business to make a vital contribution to the economic and social wellbeing of both the UK and India.
7 Aug 2013
‘UnBox’ing UK-India creativity
The UK’s Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), in partnership with the Unbox festival, the British Council and the UK’s Science and Innovation Network, has announced additional funding to further develop creative entrepreneurship between the UK and India.
5 Jul 2013
A perfect match – new UK-India research partnerships unveiled
The growing strength of joint UK-India research was highlighted today by the announcement of 12 new research collaborations in the areas of Advanced Manufacturing and Smart Energy Grids and Energy Storage.
13 Jun 2013
NERC-ESSO MoES announce UK-India call for outline proposals
The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the Earth System Science Organization (ESSO) of the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), India, jointly invite outline bid proposals for research on Drivers of Variability in the South Asian Monsoon.
30 May 2013
New UK-India Intellectual Property Toolkit launched
As part of developing UK-India collaboration on intellectual property, the UK Intellectual Property Office, working with Indian partners, has launched a new UK-India Intellectual Property Toolkit.
22 May 2013
NERC’s Centre for Ecology and Hydrology visit India
Professor Mark Bailey, the Director and Professor Alan Jenkins, the Deputy Director of the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology visited India from 15-18 April. This aim of their visit was to help raise the profile of CEH and seek to establish institutional partnerships with high-quality research institutes in India.
13 May 2013
BBSRC-DBT announce a joint call for proposals for Crop Genomics
BBSRC and India’s Department of Biotechnology have announced a joint call for proposals for collaborative research projects that underpin the use of genomics and associated bioinformatics approaches to address crop improvement. This is following a successful BBSRC-DBT workshop held in May 2012, in Norwich UK, which RCUK India and Science and Innovation Network facilitated.
2 Apr 2013
Cyber security workshop brings together top researchers from India and the UK
Research Councils UK (RCUK) and India’s Department of Science and Technology have brought together top researchers from India and the UK for a workshop in New Delhi to discuss cyber security, a pressing transnational issue demanding global cooperation.
26 Mar 2013
UK-India Initiative on Social Sciences PhD Partnering launched
A new UK-India PhD Partnering Initiative in the Social Sciences has been launched with funding from the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), UK-India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI), and the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR).
13 Mar 2013
NERC and ESSO-MOeS to strengthen UK-Indian collaboration in earth sciences and environmental research
The Natural Environment Research Council of the UK (NERC) and the Earth System Science Organization, Ministry of Earth Sciences of the Republic of India (MoES) have agreed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to facilitate cooperation between the UK and Indian earth system science and environmental research communities.
1 Mar 2013
BBSRC-DBT announce plans for joint call in Crops Genomics and Technologies
After a successful joint workshop held in May 2012 in Norwich, the UK’s Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and India’s Department of Biotechnology (DBT) will announce a joint call for research proposals in the coming weeks.
22 Feb 2013
Value of research facilitated by RCUK India tops £100 million as the two Prime Ministers endorse new joint ventures
The value of joint research facilitated by Research Councils UK (RCUK) India since 2008 has topped £100 million, as was highlighted during the meeting of the UK and Indian Prime Ministers, David Cameron and Manmohan Singh, in India this week.
21 Feb 2013