IC-IMPACTS funded research is driven by a commitment to research excellence and supports the discovery and application of solutions to some of the most pressing issues in both Canadian and Indian communities.
Click the research areas below to learn more about the different research projects funded by IC-IMPACTS
This project seeks to develop a sensitive and specific diagnostic test for dengue virus that will allow medical personnel to monitor patient infections more accurately.
This project engages community pharmacists in India in order to improve early detection of and provide effective treatment for tuberculosis.
The project seeks to improve child vaccination rates and improve service delivery for vaccination programs. This project also establishes a toll-free number for immunization in rural Uttar Pradesh that
This project will lead to early diagnosis of dengue fever so that treatment can occur much quicker for infected patients.
This project will develop a portable, inexpensive tool for early detection of dry eye and potential eye infection.
This project seeks to develop a non-invasive and rapid diagnostic test for West Nile and Dengue Viruses in blood samples.
This project aims to develop a high-rate water treatment system for rural and remote regions and communities.
This project strives to develop a rapid and robust sensor technology to identify Cryptosporidium, a pathogen found in water in Canada and India.
This project will develop a low cost sensor that can easily determine the effect of chlorine as a disinfection strategy for highly contaminated water.