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Posted November 15, 2017

Governments of Canada and India Jointly Announce New Funding for IC-IMPACTS

The governments of Canada and India jointly announced the renewal and expansion of IC-IMPACTS, the India-Canada Centre for Innovative Multidisciplinary Partnerships to Accelerate Community Transformation and Sustainability, for another [...]

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Posted November 14, 2017

IC-IMPACTS, DST, and DBT to Invest in Resilience of Buildings and Cleaning Large Bodies of Water

IC-IMPACTS Centres of Excellence in collaboration with the Department of Science and Technology, India (DST), and the Department of Biotechnology, India (DBT) have committed to fund new research projects [...]

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Posted October 10, 2017

IC-IMPACTS researchers develop earthquake-resistant concrete

A new seismic-resistant, fibre-reinforced concrete developed at the University of British Columbia will see its first real-life application this fall as part of the seismic retrofit of a Vancouver [...]

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Posted June 15, 2017

New Pavements use Recycled Scrap Tires

UBC engineers have developed a more resilient type of concrete using recycled tires that could be used for concrete structures like buildings, roads, dams and bridges while reducing landfill [...]

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Posted May 13, 2017

IC-IMPACTS at Canada India Healthcare Summit

South Asians, from the Asian sub-continent (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bhutan1) share the common genetic pool. Nearly 1.2 million South Asians live in Canada. They share [...]

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Posted April 21, 2017

Dr. Bérubé Uses Bacteria to Clean Drinking Water

Access to clean drinking water is a constant challenge for millions of people around the world. Dr. Bérubé and his research team have a goal to “provide a model for low-cost, [...]

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Posted March 28, 2017

IC-IMPACTS Featured in Major Stories This Month

In celebration of Canadian Water Week, IC-IMPACTS water projects and initiatives were featured in print copies of The Vancouver Sun and online articles in The Province and CBC last [...]

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Posted February 18, 2017

Dr. Banthia Receives Global CSR Leadership Award

Dr. Nemy Banthia was awarded the Global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Leadership Award on February 18, 2017 in Mumbai, India.  Organized by the World CSR Congress, Dr. Banthia received [...]

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Posted January 19, 2017

IC-IMPACTS Funds 5 New Projects in the Smart and Green Buildings Sector

IC-IMPACTS and the Department of Science and Technology, India (DST) have successfully selected 5 new research projects in the smart and green buildings sector. IC-IMPACTS and DST partnered in 2016 to [...]

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Posted December 16, 2016

IC-IMPACTS Funds 5 New Projects in the Public Health Sector

IC-IMPACTS Centres of Excellence and the Department of Biotechnology, India (DBT) have successfully selected 5 new research projects in the public health sector. These projects will be fully funded [...]

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