India-US bond deepens as collaboration in academics soars with the growing number of multi-institutional collaborative education partnerships between the two countries.
There was a signing of an MoU between Indian universities, represented by the Council of Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT Council), and the Association of American Universities (AAU) to establish the India-U.S. Global Challenges Institute, with a combined initial commitment of at least US$10 million. The institute aims to foster collaborative efforts among premier research and higher education institutions from both nations, addressing global challenges that require interdisciplinary solutions.
IIT Kanpur is collaborating with New York University Tandon School of Engineering to launch the NYU-Tandon Advanced Research Center in critical and emerging technologies.
IIT Kanpur, IIT Jodhpur, IIT BHU and IIT Delhi will join forces with the State University of New York at Buffalo to create Joint Research Centers. IIT Kanpur, IIT Hyderabad and other institutions will also participate in the Academia Startup Partnership under the India-U.S. Defence Acceleration Ecosystem (INDUS-X).
IIT Bombay has joined the Chicago Quantum Exchange as an international partner. This will give shape to a shared vision of a global quantum economy.
These partnerships serve as a testament to the strengthening educational ties between India and the United States in the core, key sector of education.
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