ANR DST Memorandum of Understanding, 2012
On the 7th of March, DST and the French Research Agency, ANR, are signing a Memorandum of Understanding in Delhi, to fund Indo-French research projects. The implementation of this MoU consists in identifying every year specific topics to be funded jointly for at least the next three years. DST and ANR are committed to co-finance projects that will be selected after a peer-review process. In India, the CEFIPRA (Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research) will receive the submitted proposals, the selection and funding on behalf of the DST. In France, the submitted proposals will follow the ANR regular procedures.
The first call for proposals will focus on two themes: “Infectious Diseases” and “Engineering Sciences”. This call will be launched at the beginning of November for a funding the selected projects during 2013.
Contact ANR: Dr. Nakita Vodjdani, head of international relations
Contact CEFIPRA: Dr. A. Amusdeswari, director