Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Science & Technology
13-March-2018 18:58 IST
CSIR and Vietnam National University (VNU) to Collaborate for Joint Research

Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) and Vietnam National University (VNU) would undertake joint research in R&D areas of mutual interest.A high profile delegation from Vietnam National University(VNU), Hanoi, led by the VNU President - Dr. Nguyen Kim Son,visited the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) on and met the Director General of CSIR – Dr. Girish Sahni. The objective was to discuss the modalities of collaborative R&D activities. In the meeting,various modes of partnership which could be considered for operationalization were discussed. CSIR and VNU would collaborate initially through student exchange programmes at the Ph.D. level. The two sides would set up a Joint Working Group to execute research projects of mutual interest in the areas of material science, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and general technology applications.  Partnerships could be in the form of joint research projects, training programmes or throughTechnology Transfer arrangements.