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Tuesday 24 June 2014 - 00:00 to Friday 27 June 2014 - 00:00
Various locations in the UK


A nine member delegation from Panjab University will be visiting universities in the UK to discuss and develop international academic and research collaborations. 

The UK universities are the University of Birmingham, University of Nottingham, Cambridge University and Imperial College London. 

The delegation from Panjab University is made up of representatives from PEC University of Technology, Center of Innovative and Applied Bioprocessing Mohali, Dr. S.S. Bhatnagar University Institute of Chemical Engineering & Technology, and Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research.

This study tour has been organised under the Knowledge Economy Partnership (KEP) programme. The KEP programme supports collaboration between Indian and UK academic institutions with the primary purpose of building capacity and strengthening policy and practice. It provides a platform and framework for the creation of sustainable, multilateral partnerships that link the higher education sector, government and business communities to drive forward regional, national and global knowledge economies.

Aims and objectives

  • Identify institutional partnerships and potential areas for collaboration.
  • Explore research collaborations in specific areas of science and technology.
  • Understand the role of research training centres and explore possibilities for offering graduate courses.
  • Explore partnerships for Centre for Policy Research in Industry-Academia collaboration.
  • Explore partnerships for Chandigarh Region Innovation and Knowledge Cluster institutions with a view to form a professional network of Indian and UK experts.


For more information please contact Ms Ashima Gupta, Project Manager, Programmes Team, British Council, New Delhi:


Tel: +91 (0) 11 4149 7467

Who should attend

Participation in this study tour has been previously selected through the KEP programme.

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