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Posted March 5, 2018

Workshop in Varanasi develops scope of River Ganga Rejuvenation Pilot

On February 21 and 22, IC-IMPACTS, the Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), and the Department of Biotechnology (Government of India) held a scoping workshop in Varanasi, Uttar [...]

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Posted February 28, 2018

Signing ceremony in Mumbai

On February 20, 2018, IC-IMPACTS held a signing ceremony at the Taj Tower, Business Center, in Mumbai, India. Memoranda of Understanding and Statements of Cooperation were signed between IC-IMPACTS, its [...]

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Posted January 29, 2018

Workshop in Pune supports experts sharing knowledge

On December 4 and 5, 2017, IC-IMPACTS held a workshop hosted by Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS) at the Tata Research Development and Design Centre (TRDDC) in Pune, India. Guests [...]

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Posted January 26, 2018

Indian Cabinet strengthens bilateral research ties with Canada

On January 10, the Indian Cabinet formalized its commitment to cooperation in science and technology with Canada. Memorandum of Understanding Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi approved a Memorandum of [...]

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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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