Click below to watch movies about Indo-French science & technology cooperation.

The Indo French Cell for Water Sciences (IFCWS, in french CEFIRSE: Cellule Franco Indienne de Recherche en Sciences de l’Eau ), was created in 2001 between the Indian Institute of Science (IISc, Bangalore) and the Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD, France). It became a Laboratoire Mixte International in 2010. Since 2014 it has been renewed for 4 years and it involves now the National Institute of Oceanography (NIO, Goa), the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM, Pune) and 6 French Research Units as principal partners.

September 2016

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The Science and Technology Department, at the French Embassy in India, has initiated and successfully completed a short film on Water in India. The film showcase the strong bond existing between the science community from two countries.

15 September 2014

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Watch a short film directed by the Science Department of French Embassy to India on “Life Science in India”. The Film showcases the strong bond and existing collaboration in the area of research technology and innovation between the two countries.

20 August 2014

Speech delivered by Hon’ble Minister of Foreign Affairs of France, M. Laurent Fabius, on 1 July 2014 on the occasion of his visit to India.

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Anne Cheng, chair of Intellectual History of China at Collège de France, talks about Indian and Chinese Philosophy. Her conferences in India, in February 2014, announced the Collège de France series of lectures in India, in association with the French Embassy and the CSH. Starting in september 2014, three to four professors will tour in India every year, to foster science, disseminate knowledge and promote intellectual debate between India and France.

February 2014

A veritable showcase of French technological know-how, the aim of this Summit was to encourage technological and commercial exchanges between France and India. This Summit enhanced France’s visibility in terms of research, development and innovation as well as enable the commercialisation of new products and services (technology transfer, joint R&D projects, market access). It was also an opportunity for the French public and private sector stakeholders to give demonstrations of their most recent innovations and directly interact with their potential partners for sharing and developing new technologies.

October 2013