Saturday, April 21 2018

April 4, 2018

MoU between India and Canada to foster cross-border partnerships on research and education

New Delhi-Cabinet apprised of MoU between India and Canada MoU aims at fostering cross-border partnerships focused on research excellence and industry-academic collaboration between India and Canada that




brings robust innovation gains to both countries.Igniting collaboration through talent mobility is the core of the partnership. The MoU enables Indian and Canadian researchers to undertake graduate level academic research mobility and cross-border industry-academic cooperation. Under the graduate level academic research mobility programme, both sides intend to support upto 110 Master’s and PhD student researchers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields in a three-year period from eligible universities in India to participate in 12 to 24 weeks’ research with Canadian university research




laboratories. The same number of researchers from Canadian universities will also participate in 12 to 24 weeks’ research with research laboratories of eligible Indian universities. Under the cross-border Industry-Academic Cooperation, upto 40 Master’s and PhD student researchers in three years from each side participate in 16 to 24 weeks’ research with industry partners located in the counterpart country.