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Posted March 19, 2019

IC-IMPACTS welcomes new network partner Simon Fraser University

On March 14, 2019, IC-IMPACTS signed an affiliated network agreement with Simon Fraser University (SFU) that marks a new partnership to advance student and faculty collaborations between India and [...]

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Posted March 15, 2019

Joint Canada-India Call for Proposals launched on developing cyber-physical systems to support buildings in smart cities

Friday, March 15, 2019 – Vancouver, BC. According to a UN report, 54 per cent of the world’s population lives in urban areas, a number expected to increase to [...]

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Posted February 27, 2019

Joint Canada-India Call for Proposals Launched on Creating Wealth from Waste

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 – Vancouver, BC. For millions of people around the world, the global pressures of population growth, urbanization, water shortages, and climate change impacts are increasing [...]

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India-Canada Science & Technology Innovation Summit - Nemy Banthia at Podium
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Posted December 12, 2018

Winners Announced in Canada-India Research Award to Improve Occupant Survivability in Buildings During Fires

Congratulations to the Winners of the Joint Bilateral Award Improving Occupant Survivability in Buildings During Fires Using Innovations in Structural Engineering, Materials Science and Cyber-Physical Interfaces Wednesday, December 12, [...]

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Posted December 11, 2018

Winners Announced in International Grant Competition to Accelerate Technology for Spinal Cord Injury

Congratulations to the Winners of the International Grant Competition Canada India SCI Innovation Award Getting Solutions to Market December 11, 2018 – New Delhi, India. For the millions of people [...]

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Photo collage of Nemy Banthia receiving Global Citizenship Award by UBC President Professor Santa J. Ono at alumni UBC 2018 ceremony on November 15, 2018
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Posted November 29, 2018

Dr. Banthia Receives 2018 Global Citizenship Award

On November 15, 2018, Dr. Nemy Banthia (pictured above left) was awarded the Global Citizenship Award at the alumni UBC 2018 Achievement Awards in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Global Citizenship Award [...]

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Tika Vaani Project - Team Meeting 3 in India
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Posted November 23, 2018

IC-IMPACTS Researcher and Indian Partner Win Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Award

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded a Grand Challenges Explorations award of USD $100,000 to IC-IMPACTS Principal Investigator Dr. Mira Johri (Canada) and collaborator Dr. Aaditeshwar Seth [...]

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Photo collage represents three themes at IC-IMPACTS: View of buildings looking skyward, medical practitioner doing a blood test, and researcher pouring liquid from a cylinder to a test tube
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Posted October 17, 2018

IC-IMPACTS Theme Leads

The Canada-India Research Centre of Excellence, IC-IMPACTS, and its partners develop and implement community-based solutions to the most urgent needs of each nation: poor water quality, unsafe and unsustainable [...]

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Posted October 10, 2018

IC-IMPACTS Board Chair Spearheads $300,000 Student Award at Royal Roads

IC-MPACTS Board Chair Barj Dhahan and his wife Rita have pledged to donate $150,000 to Royal Roads University to create an award for underrepresented students. Royal Roads will match the [...]

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Picture of researcher with test equipment among plants doing testing
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Posted October 4, 2018

IC-IMPACTS Funds Four New Demonstration Projects

IC-IMPACTS has awarded funds to four new Innovative Demonstration Initiatives (IDI) projects in the deployment-ready stage of development related to IC-IMPACTS themes on safe and sustainable infrastructure, integrated water [...]

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