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Infosys Foundation gives Rs 5 cr grant for research on infectious diseases

The pact with IISc will primarily focus on research about infectious diseases and aid the institution in the development of new drug targets, drug delivery systems and diagnostic tools.

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Foundation, the philanthropic arm of software major Infosys, has signed a pact with Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore to offer a Rs 5 crore grant to strengthen on


The objective of the memorandum understanding (MoU) is to enhance infrastructure and broaden activities at the Centre for (CIDR) at IISc, said the Foundation in a statement. “The grant of INR 5 crore will be used towards research, training and creating awareness about infectious diseases, benefiting 25 faculty members and 250 students at

The pact will primarily focus on about and aid the institution in the development of new drug targets, drug delivery systems and diagnostic tools.

“With this MoU, Foundation aims to set milestones in the area of of We will focus on motivating researchers to perform cutting-edge research, as well as train them to raise awareness about infectious diseases,” said Sudha Murty, chairperson of Foundation. 

First Published: Mon, September 25 2017. 13:05 IST
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