57 UK-India partnerships in education, research announced

| Updated on January 15, 2018

As many as 57 UK-India education & research partnerships worth over 1.6 million pound have been announced with an aim of enhancing educational links between the countries.

At an event hosted by the British Council, Secretary of State for Business Greg Clark announced 57 new UK India partnerships ranging from social sciences, engineering, human health, climate research and data science these partnerships have been announced under UKIERI and will be implemented jointly by institutions in the UK and India.

UKIERI, a bilateral education and research programme funded by the UK and Indian government.

“Over the last ten years, new joint UK-India research and academic exchanges have brought joint investments worth over 200 million pound and UKIERI has been an important part of that success. Over 1,000 UK-India partnerships have been created, leading to 25,000 exchanges of academics and researchers,” Clark said.

Published on April 19, 2017

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