UK Science & Innovation Network in India

Issue 95

Dear Mr Naresh Sagar, Orange

Welcome to the April Edition of the UK Science and Innovation Network in India’s Newsletter. In this edition we talk about the Birmingham Energy Institute delegation to India related to cold chain technologies and exploring UK India opportunities in marine science and technology. Also read about the latest funding opportunities.

SIN Spotlight

Prof Toby Peters from Birmingham Enery Institute (BEI) writes about his visit to India related to cold chain system. The aim of this visit was to forge new academic and industry collaborations, build capacity and explore market suitable technology deployment, including establishment of live test beds or demonstration. Read more…

Top Storiestopstories

Shivani Sharma writes about the immense potential of the Indian Ocean region. The UK has world-leading strengths in marine technologies ( robotics and autonomous systems, sensors and data analytics). This creates an opportunity for UK and India to explore working together.  Read more…
Building on the joint announcement made by the UK and Indian Prime Ministers at the India-UK Tech Summit in November 2016, the UK’s Biotechnology and Biological Science Research Council (BBSRC), Innovate UK, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Department for Biotechnology (DBT) of the Government of India organised a  UK-India scoping workshop on innovative biological solutions in the area of industrial waste from 21-23 March 2017, in Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Read more…

Do you want to keep up to date with all the opportunities funded through the UK’s Newton Fund?  Follow this page on Newton Fund.
NERC, the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and India’s Department of Science and Technology (DST) jointly invite proposals to a new three-year research programme to improve water quality. The programme aims to improve water quality by providing a better understanding of the sources and fate of different pollutants and by supporting the development of management strategies and technologies to reduce pollution levels.

This collaboration is supported by the Newton-Bhabha Fund, established by the governments of the UK and India to provide a framework for increasing research and innovation collaborations that support sustainable economic growth
For more details please visit here…
The objective of this Expressions of Interest (EoI) call is to identify potential international candidates across a number of pre-determined research themes with the required profile to work with us through to submission of a full application to the Marie-Sklodowska Curie European Fellowship scheme in September 2017. For more details please visit here…
British Council in collaboration with Royal Society of Chemistry announces Newton Bhabha Fund Researcher Links Workshop Grant to bring together early-career researchers from India and the UK to build international connections which can support them in improving the quality of their research. For more details please visit here…
The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) are hosting an International Development Summit- ‘Mobilising Global Voices’, at the British Library, London on Wednesday 7th June 2017. For more details please visit here…
For a full list of funding opportunities, please check out our monthly summary.

SIN India Team News
The SIN team has bid a fond farewell to a very important team member Murtaza and wishes him luck in his future endeavours. We are busy planning this year’s activities and events and have lots of exciting things planned for this year.  So stay tuned for more and thanks for reading!
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