Welcome to Research Councils UK in India.
RCUK India plays a key role in enhancing the UK-India relationship in science and research.
Since 2008 RCUK, the Government of India and their partners have together invested over £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.
RCUK India hosted the Inspiring Change: Impact of the UK-India Research Partnership event to showcase the impact of UK-India research collaborations. The event brought together senior representatives from the UK and Indian science and innovation landscapes.
In landmark collaboration, the UK Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Government of India Department for Biotechnology (DBT) have joined forces to fund three major global research centres.
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.