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IU-ATC Technology Showcase at BT Adastral Park. Pictured left to right: Prof Timothy Gonsalves (Director IIT Mandi), Prof Nader Azarmi (BT and EBTIC), Prof Gerard Parr (UK-PI Ulster), Prof Robin Grimes (UK FCO Chief Scientific Advisor), Dr Pandey (DST India), Jonathan Legh-Smith (BT), Prof Uday Desai (Director of IIT Hyderabad), Prof Ashok Jhunjhunwala (India- PI, IIT Madras), Prof Barry Evans (Co-PI, Surrey), Honourable Vizay Vasanta (First Secretary High Commission of India London)

Honourable Minister of Human Resource Development, Govt of India- Dr Pallum Raju attends Joint Technical Workshop #9 of the IU-ATC at Indian Institute of Technology Mandi on 9th March 2013. Pictured left to right: Professor Gerard Parr, UK Lead PI- University of Ulster, Northern Ireland Hon Minister of HRD Dr Pallum Raju Professor Ashok Jhunjhunwala, India Lead PI- IIT Madras, Chennai

Press Release
18th April 2012

Largest India-UK ICT research collaboration attracts over £10 million in funding to develop technologies that could benefit millions

A £10 million boost for the largest India-UK ICT research collaboration, which employs 200 scientists in both countries, will be announced today by the UK’s Minister for Universities and Science David Willetts, during a meeting with Indian Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh in London.

Speaking at the meeting of the India-UK Ministerial Science and Innovation Council, Minister for Universities and Science David Willetts will say: “This £10 million investment will build on the UK’s excellent record of research collaboration with India. It will bring together leading universities and institutes from both countries to develop technological solutions to a range of important issues, from rural health to disaster response.”

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