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About Us

Located in the Institut Français en Inde of the French Embassy, the CNRS office in New Delhi started its activities on February 1st, 2011. The presence of an office in India expresses the will of the CNRS to strengthen its partnership with this country.

The main objectives of the CNRS office in India are:

  • Reinforce the CNRS partnerships with its Indian institutional partners.
  • Develop the best partnership by assisting in the creation of structuring collaboration (IRL, IRP, IRN).
  • Initiate new collaborations through a good knowledge of the Indian scientific ecosystem.
  • Contribute to increase the number of Indian doctoral students in the CNRS laboratories.