Monday, January 15, 2007

India, Purdue to Collaborate

A delegation from Purdue University's Discovery Park will travel to India from Jan. 29 to Feb. 7 to meet with government, industry and university officials and sign a collaborative agreement with the country's Department of Science and Technology, according to a news release from Purdue University.

Charles Rutledge, vice president for research at Purdue, will lead the contingent on the India trip, which will be highlighted by the signing of a research agreement with the Indian Department of Science and Technology on Feb. 5 in New Delhi. Discussions also will take place with the Indian Department of Biotechnology the same day.

Through the collaboration, Purdue and India's Department of Science and Technology will work to establish formal research collaborations and exchanges of researchers, students and faculty between Purdue and Indian institutions, the news release reports.

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