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Visit of an Indian high level scientific delegation at the CNRS headquarters

Publié le 17 avril 2019
Une importante délégation indienne composée de membres du Department of Science & Technology du gouvernement indien, du Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), plus grand centre de recherche indien, et du Centre franco-indien pour la promotion de la recherche avancée (Cefipra) a été reçue par le CNRS les 6 & 7 mars 2019.

A high level Indian delegation including members from the Department of Science & Technology of the Indian governement, the Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR, largest Indian resaerch centre, and of the was welcomed by CNRS on March 6th and 7th, 2019. Visits of high level French laboratories and high level meetings were organised.

Dr. Shekhar Mande, director of the Centre for Science & Industrial Research (CSIR) in India, accompanied by 4 directors of specific centres within the CSIR, as well as Prof. Ashutosh Sharma, General Secretary of the Department for Science & Technology (DST) and Ms Purnima Rupal, director of the IFCEPAR, were welcomed by the CNRS on March 6th & 7th, 2019 .

Visits of 3 laboratories supervised by the CNRS and other French partners  were organised for the high level delegation : the Institut de photovoltaïque d’Ile-de-France (solar energy), lead by Jean-François Guillemolles and Roch Drozdowski, the Centre de Nanosciences et Nanoparticules (nanosciences and nanoparticules), lead par Giancarlo Faini, and the Institut de la Vision (health, vision), lead par José-Alain Sahel.

Visit of the Institut de photovoltaïque d’Ile-de-France  (March 6th, 2019)

from the left to the right : Anaïs Delbarre (CNRS), Edouard Besserve (CNRS), Rama Bansal (CSIR), Srivari Chandrasekhar (CSIR), Vidyadhar Yogeshwar Mudkavi (CSIR), Rakesh Kumar Mishra (CSIR), Roch Drozdowski (IPVF), Shekhar Mande (CSIR), Jean-François Guillemolles (IPVF), Doaa Tawdi (IPVF), Matthieu Versavel (IPVF), Perine Jaffrennou (IPVF), Christophe Bonelli (IPVF)

A meeting between the Chairman-Executive officer of CNRS, the President of CSIR et the General Secretary of DST enhanced institutional echanges between the 3 institutions and lead to fruitful dialogues on new collaborations.

Shekhar Mande (CSIR), Ashutosh Sharma (DST), S.K. Varshney (DST), Edouard Besserve (CNRS), Antoine Petit (CNRS)

On March 7th, 2019 CNRS headquarters also welcomed a French-Indian brainstorming meeting heald by the DST and the IFCEPAR. It gathered the members of the high level degelation as well as representatives of CNRS and other French institutions involved with Indian partners.

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