CEFIPRA at Scientific Council and IRC Meets in France

Representatives from the Department of Science & Technology (DST) of India, Embassy of France in India and CEFIPRA attended the 63rd Scientific Council (SC) and the 34th Industrial Research Committee (IRC) meetings from 2 to 7 June 2019 in Lille, France. The members selected new projects for support under the Collaborative Scientific Research Programme (CSRP) & Industry-Academia Research and Development Programme (IARDP). They also carried out the mid-term evaluation of ongoing projects and the final review of…

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Indo-French Collaboration on Water

The water crisis in Tamil Nadu has put the state in a dire situation. The Director of the French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP), Dr Frédéric Landy says: “It’s not that there is much less water: the truth is that there is less awareness. Sustainable water management practices are the need of the hour. IFP is addressing these issues with an ecological as well as socio-political approach.” Read more about IFP’s 4 water-focused projects.

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3rd Campus France Meetings for Research and Innovation

Indo-French partnerships in higher education were on the agenda of the 3rd Campus France Research and Innovation Meetings, attended by IFI’s Deputy Counsellor for Cooperation in Education, Research and Training, Professor Adèle Martial-Gros and her team. The event, held from 8-10 July, was inaugurated by the French Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, Frédérique Vidal. It is a wide platform for French higher education partners from around the world to come together and discuss…

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