INDO-EUROPEAN RESEARCH FACILITIES FOR STUDIES ON MARINE ECOSYSTEM AND CLIMATE IN INDIA

    Project: EU research project

    Project Details

    Description

    INDO-MARECLIM capitalizes on the Norwegian institutional establishment, infrastructure and network of scientific cooperation built up India since 1998 around the Nansen Environmental Research Centre-India (NERCI) in Kerala, India. INDO-MARECLIM aims at facilitating and improving the co-operation between the European Union Members States and Associated Countries and India and includes partners from UK, France, Italy, the Netherlands and Norway, involved in research topics of relevance to India.
    The project objective is to use and extend NERCI as a joint research facility for scientific co-operation between India and the European Union member states and associated countries in the areas of monsoon climate variability, marine ecosystems and coastal management including impact on society.
    INDO-MARECLIM will organize and host workshops and summer school inviting European and Indian scientists, post-docs and PhDs.
    INDO-MARECLIM will define, prepare and submit competitive new joint scientific research projects in cooperation between Indian and European research institutions to national and international funding agencies, including EU.
    INDO-MARECLIM prepares the way for institutional arrangements at NERCI to include research organizations from additional Member States and Associated Countries strengthening and sustaining the scientific cooperation between Europe and India.
    The project is built on six work packages; (1) Project management, (2) Indo-European research facilities for studies on marine ecosystem and climate in India, (3) Strengthen the INDO-MARECLIM partnership and building network of cooperation between Europe and India, (4) Organizing and hosting of summer schools for PhD and Post-docs, (5) Development of joint Indo-European research project proposals and (6) Opening the INDO-MARECLIM institutional arrangements to additional European partners.
    AcronymINDO-MARECLIM
    StatusFinished
    Effective start/end date1/02/1231/07/15