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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Canada for cooperation in the field of Science & Technology

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The chaired by has approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with for cooperation in the field of Science & Technology.

The MoU will provide a mechanism and help to foster scientific cooperation between R&D and academic institutions of and

Salient features:

An innovative model of R&D cooperation between and will be implemented under a MoU concluded by the with the (NSERC) of Canada.

Under this MoU, the to Accelerate Community Transformation and Sustainability (IC-IMPACTS) programme will be supported to promote India-Canada multidisciplinary research partnerships.

The R&D projects will be aimed at accelerating social transformation by providing solutions through application of science and technology.

The participants will include researchers from scientific organizations, academia and R&D laboratories from and Canada.

Identified areas of mutual cooperation include safe and and

This will help to develop and support the establishment of connections between scientific organizations, scientists and specialists of India and Canada.


The MoU was concluded in pursuance to the inter-governmental Agreement for Scientific and Technological Cooperation between the India and Canada concluded in November 2005.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 13:46 IST