PM announces new Canada-India Research Centre of Excellence

Dec 14, 2012 by

Source: Connect – Canada in India

The Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper, announced the selection of the India-Canada Centre for Innovative Multidisciplinary Partnership to Accelerate Transformation and Sustainability (IC-IMPACTS) as the winner of the Canada-India Research Centre of Excellence (CIRCE) competition. The centre will receive Government of Canada support of $13.8 million over five years. The centre will develop and implement solutions to important issues in partner communities in India and Canada, providing a real-world testing ground, with the goal of sharing effective solutions with other communities.