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Creation of a Franco-Indian campus: projects selected for phase 2

The projects selected for phase 2 of the call for projects for the creation of a Franco-Indian campus in the Indo-Pacific region in the fields of life sciences for health are now known. The last projects will be submitted no later than September 30, 2022.

The projects selected for phase 2 of the call for projects for the creation of a “Franco-Indian campus in the Indo-Pacific region in the fields of life sciences for health” are:

  • Consortium including University of La Réunion – Lyon 1 – Lyon 2 – Poitiers / Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) / Biotechnology and social sciences in relation to the natural and healing properties of plants;
  • Consortium including ENS-Lyon (coordinator) – ENS-PSL – ENS-Saclay – ENS-Rennes / IISER Pune -IISER Tirupati – IISER Kolkata -IISER Bophal – IISER Mohali Title / One Health;
  • Consortium including University of Bordeaux (Coordinator) – Paris-Saclay – ISIPCA – Rennes 1 / Mumbai University – Osmania University – Transdisciplinary University Bangalore – IICT Hyderabad / Natural substances for health. Beauty products, natural health products;
  • Sorbonne University / Unidentified Indian partner / Integrated Health / One Health;
  • Université Toulouse 3 Paul Sabatier / Unidentified Indian partner / Pharmacy, Toxicology;
  • Clermont Auvergne University / Unidentified Indian partner / Nutrition, Physiology, Genetics;
  • Côte d’Azur University / Savitribai University Phule Pune – ISEER Pune / Basic Biology and Computer Science;
  • University of Grenoble Alpes / Academy of Advanced Studies of Manipal / Biotechnology and health engineering.

The last projects will be submitted no later than September 30, 2022.

The call for projects “Creation of a Franco-Indian campus in the Indo-Pacific region in the field of life sciences for health” is funded by the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs and coordinated jointly with the Ministry of Higher Education and Research.

It has a dual objective:

  • Rebalancing student flows by promoting cross-mobility: attracting Indian students to France, but also French students and students from the Indo-Pacific region to India;
  • Structuring bilateral cooperation (France-India) in the strategic field of Health: supporting French actors in higher education and research in the development of partnerships; help Indian institutions attract more international students.
  • Develop the professional integration of young people and respond to socio-economic needs related to health;
  • Build a multidisciplinary research ecosystem, with strong cross-functionality, conducive to the development of innovative multi-stakeholder partnerships (academic, innovative, clusters, start-ups, industrialists, etc.), in particular by strengthening training courses through research.

The selected winning project(s) will receive funding to help start the project.