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Issue 93

Hello! Orange
Happy new year!!  Welcome to the January Edition of the UK Science and Innovation Network in India’s Newsletter. In this edition we cover the India UK Technology Summit, which was held in New Delhi from 7- 9 Nov’16, and bought together the most exciting thought leaders, businesses, educational institutions and innovators to connect and explore the future of India-UK collaboration.

SIN Spotlight

Dr Michael Messenger, Head of the Leeds Centre for Personalised Medicine and Health, was in India in November 2016 as part of our Precision Medicine delegation during the Tech Summit. In his blog he captures potential UK-India collaboration opportunities in the precision medicine space as well as his overall India experience. Read more…

Top Storiestopstories

Swati Saxena, Senior Advisor Science & Innovation, covers the way ahead following the visit of UK experts in Precision Agriculture at the Tech Summit.   She writes about the potential of Precision Agriculture and strengthen the UK India partnership.
A sociologist in a Chem lab!
Aditi Sharma, Adviser Newton Fund India, attended a Newton-Bhabha funded researcher link workshop led by British Council in collaboration with Royal Society of Chemistry. The workshop was on Nano- bio materials for water purification in the picturesque district of Kottayam in KeralaRead more…

Do you want to keep up to date with all the opportunities funded through the UK’s Newton Fund?  Follow this page on Newton Fund.
 INR 1.50 Crores Grant available to Indian companies and upto £300k to UK Companies for joint co-development of Industrial R&D and innovation project in the areas of:
  • Clean Technology
  • Affordable Healthcare
  • Use of ESDM technologies to provide solutions to particular societal challenges         For more details please visit here…
The Industry Academia Partnership Programme aims to support Indian universities in improving their engineering education and research output through strengthening industry linkages and leveraging UK expertise. For more details please visit here…
UK businesses can apply for a share of £1.6 million to work with Indian partners on innovative healthcare and technology solutions in India. For more details please visit here…
For a full list of funding opportunities, please check out our monthly summary.

Make in India: 13-14 Feb 2017
Aero India : 14-17 Feb 2017

SIN India Team News
The SIN team is busy planning this years activities and events. We have lots of exciting things planned for this year.  So stay tuned for more and thanks for reading!
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