IC-IMPACTS & DST Jointly Launch New Call for Innovative Research Projects

The Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India, and IC-IMPACTS Centres of Excellence jointly launched a new call for research projects today. Researchers focusing on innovative infrastructure and water-related research are encouraged to submit applications for funding.

This new call will help support collaborative research projects between Canada and India and will help develop innovative and practical solutions to greatly improve the health of citizens in both nations. By funding collaborative research projects, research experts, industry leaders, and community members from both Canada and India will come together to form practical solutions to greatly improve the health of citizens in both nations.

“We are excited and grateful for this wonderful partnership, says Nemy Banthia,” CEO and Scientific Director of IC-IMPACTS. We hope that this initiative will help bring much needed solutions to millions of citizens across Canada and India.”

IC-IMPACTS and DST recently announced their partnership in Delhi, India, where representatives from both Canada and India met and signed a formal agreement in October of this year.

Researchers interested in applying can find more information at the IC-IMPACTS – DST Call for Proposals page.

About Department of Science and Technology, Government of India

The Department of Science & Technology (DST) was established with the objective of promoting new areas of Science & Technology and to play the role of a nodal department for organizing, coordinating and promoting S&T activities in India.  The department is mandated to formulate policy statements and guidelines and to support basic and applied research in national institutions.
More information: http://www.dst.gov.in/
About IC-IMPACTS Centres of Excellence

IC-IMPACTS (the India-Canada Centre for Innovative Multidisciplinary Partnerships to Accelerate Community Transformation and Sustainability) is the first Canada-India Research Centre of Excellence established through the Canadian Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE).

IC-IMPACTS is a pan-Canadian Centre that brings together a large international team of researchers, industry innovators, community leaders, government agencies, and community organizations from India and Canada, to find solutions to the key challenges that affect the quality of life of millions of people in Indian and Canadian communities.

The Centre’s partner-community strategy supports rapid mobilization of new solutions to improve water quality, increase the safety and sustainability of critical civil infrastructure, and improve health across both nations.

More information: https://ic-impacts.com