Celebrating Collaboration RCUK India plays a key role in enhancing the UK-India relationship in science and research.
In the last 5 years, RCUK, the Government of India and their partners have together invested £150 million in co-funded research programmes.
RCUK India has facilitated an impressive portfolio of:
Through these research programmes, RCUK India enables a strong, strategic and mutually beneficial partnership with India.
In November 2013, RCUK India celebrated 5 years of partnership with India, through a series of events and discussions. Three new publications, as well as a short film, were also launched at the events, these are:
Contact details for the RCUK India Team can be found here.
The UK’s Minister for Universities, Science, and Cities the Rt Hon Greg Clark MP met with Indian Minister for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Dr Harsh Vardhan in New Delhi on 12th November 2014, and agreed to take the UK-India research and innovation relationship to a greater level with the announcement of a significant new initiative called Newton-Bhabha Programme.
The UK's Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Edward Davey has today announced new research projects that will see Indian and UK scientists come together to improve forecasts of the South Asian monsoon.
The UK Chancellor, George Osborne, has recently launched the Newton Fund, a £375 million initiative to promote economic development through science, research and innovation partnership with emerging economies. The fund will allow the UK to use its strengths in scientific research to promote economic development and welfare in emerging economies while building long-term relationships.
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