Cooperation in the field of research - Indo-French Joint Statement, 14 February 2013

The Leaders agreed to encourage closer people –to-people contact, through inter alia, easing mobility and human exchanges and promoting education, science and cultural cooperation as well as expanding trade and investment.
- to bolster research, technology and innovation between our research institutions, universities and business. To that end, we decided to launch the "Raman-Charpak Fellowship” which will enable exchange of doctoral students between the two countries and, in order to broaden the scope and depth of future engagements in science, technology and innovation, we have concluded several memorandum of understanding and letter of intent between Institutions. Both sides noted with satisfaction the silver jubilee celebrations of the bi-national Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research. It was also noted with satisfaction that France will be the partner country for the 2013 Global Technology Summit to be held in New Delhi.

Agreements signed during the visit
- MoU General Framework Agreement CNRS - Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore: Both CNRS and IISc are willing to cooperate in the fields of research, development, education, training, transfer of technology and dissemination of knowledge on long term non-commercial basis. They recognize the importance of establishing a close cooperative relationship with a view to the further development of both institutions. This agreement aims to facilitate exchange of Scientists and faculties, and new research projects.

- Letter Of Intent Between St Gobain Research India And Indo-French Centre For The Promotion Of Advanced Research: The aim of the LoI is to create a new innovation programme called "sustainable habitat for hot and/or humid climates”. The main topics covered by this program will be:
- Sensing and monitoring building and analyzing energy consumption of various buildings in various climates and characterize building energy envelop.
- Develop Sustainable and affordable building materials solutions, including but not limited to cooling methods and lighting, with alternate and regionally available material solutions.

- Memorandum of Understanding between Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique): This MOU is aimed at Cooperation between the two institutions which may be established within any field of mutual interest related to science and technology.

- Letter of Intent between INSERM – AVIESAN (Alliance pour les sciences de la VIE et de la Santé) and Institut National du Cancer, French Republic and Max Institute of Health Education and Research, Republic of India: INCa and Max Institute of Health Education and Research desire to enhance bilateral projects on cancer research (for instance in the areas of epidemiology, biochemistry, proteomics, and genetics of cancer) and public health.

- Letter of Intent for an Indo French Laboratory on liver diseases-Inserm and Institute for Liver and Biliary Sciences, Delhi: This Letter of Intent sets the general understanding of the two institutions to set up this Indo-French International Associated Laboratory entitled "Transcriptomics and Metabolomics for the Development of Indo-French Research on Severe Liver Diseases" during the year 2013, after completion and signature of the dedicated agreement establishing the terms and conditions of its implementation.

- General Framework Agreement Oseo- Technology Development Board (TDB)
This Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aims to establish a collaborative framework under which Oséo and TDB may carry out activities related to the exchanging of best practices and the setting up of coordinated measures to foster technological exchanges and innovation collaborations between companies, organizations and institutions of France and India. These activities can include, but are not limited to: Exchanges, Facilitation of relations among companies, organizations and institutions, Funding of collaborative innovation projects, Coordinated financial instruments.

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