Former UK Research and Innovation Minister and new House of Lords peer, Jo Johnson, wants India’s 17th rank in relation to the UK’s academic tie-ups to be addressed with significant investments and focus on both sides.
L&T Technology Services have collaborated with Microsoft Corporation to make their work places future ready.
The India-UK defence collaboration has enhanced in recent years to strengthen combined expertise across a range of fields, including counter-terrorism operations. Highlights: The UK and India have taken part in several joint exercises, agreements and dialogues to boost defence and counter-terrorism cooperation – one of them being the UK’s Royal Air Force’s participation in India’s Exercise Indradhanush. Such joint exercises are a crucial aspect of the India-UK defence cooperation, which is set for a spike in a post-Brexit scenario as [...]
Noel Gordon, Chair of Healthcare UK and NHS Digital, and Harjinder Kang, CEO, Healthcare UK, jointly address areas of great potential for healthcare...
A collaboration between the NHS and Indian health services can potentially be a game changer that will not only address the lack of medical professionals in the UK but also improve the quality of patient care in India, shares a medical expert. Highlights: Post Brexit, there will be an increase in the requirement of medial talent in the UK. NHS will need to form strategic partnerships with India to ensure a steady supply of trained manpower. If exchanged with India, [...]
The Director of UK Research and Innovation, India reflects on her experience with the organisation over the past decade and outlines the growing opportunities for partnerships between the UK and India. Highlights: UKRI was created in 2018 as a public funder of research and innovation in universities and businesses. The Indo-UK research and innovation partnership has been steadily one of transformation, changing lives for people globally. In 2019, Indo-UK research and innovation opportunities and partnerships worth a commitment of over [...]
The British Asian Trust’s partner-driven, outcome-focussed initiatives demonstrate that a collaborative approach to India’s social issues can result in long-lasting change. With the charitable sector increasingly adopting the principles of business, collaboration lies at the heart of the British Asian Trust’s vision of philanthropy. It is our fundamental belief that working closely with like-minded businesses, NGOs, academics and governments is the most effective way of creating long-lasting, sustainable change in India. As our results testify, our impact as a collective [...]
Professor Stephen Flint is Associate Vice-President for Internationalisation at The University of Manchester. Here, he discusses the University’s collaborations with Indian institutions and Professor Bina Agarwal’s research on group farming. India is an important market for Manchester and, in particular, for The University of Manchester. As one of the UK’s top research institutions, The University of Manchester is continuously seeking ways to develop collaborative relationships with international organisations to find solutions to major global challenges. The University is strong in [...]
Nick Grant, Executive Director of International Partnerships at Cancer Research UK, discusses a unique initiative between the Government of India and Cancer Research UK – the world’s largest independent cancer research charity. Cancer affects all people, from all backgrounds, indiscriminately. The challenge of beating cancer, a disease that has no borders, is a global one. It’s predicted that more than 29.5 million people will be diagnosed with cancer worldwide by 2040*. India is experiencing a rapidly rising cancer burden. In 2018, [...]
Open mindedness towards mentorship can empower innovators to also deepen the social impact of their efforts, writes the head of Marico Innovation Foundation. Regardless of their size, innovative organisations are able to scale up more easily and grow. They are able to predict and respond better to market changes and build a brand that stands out. It is no wonder then that 63% of the companies according a recent Forbes article, are hiring Chief Innovation Officers (CIOs) to support the [...]