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3rd EU-India Cooperation Days 2012

The  third  edition  of  “EU‐India  Science  Technology  and  Innovation  Cooperation  Days”  will  take place  in  Hyderabad, India  from  the 8th to the 9th of November  2012,  in  order  to  showcase  the  good  results  of  cooperation  between  Europe  and  India  and  to  foster  further  STI  cooperation. 

More than 150 participants, from industry, academics and politics are invited to attend this conference.

It  is  a  joint  event organised by the following projects and initiatives: New INDIGO, INDIA  GATEEURAXESS Links INDIA  and  the European Business and Technology Centre in India, and hosted by the  National  Geophysical  Research  Institute  (NGRI).


The thematic focus is water-related research. Scientists working together in various types of projects (FP7, multilateral and bilateral) will be invited to present their achievements and reflect upon their cooperation. They  will  have  the  chance  to  network  together  with  industries  in  a  brokerage  event  and  get  further  information  about  funding  possibilities  from  the  EU,  India  or  bilateral  programs.

This major EU-India conference will:

  •  give scientists the opportunity to present the results of their projects, achieved cooperatively 
  • present opportunities for EU-India STI cooperation, whether through bilateral or multilateral funding schemes or through the Seventh- Framework Program
  • give scientists the chance to network together with SMEs and industries and discuss new opportunities for cooperation in a dedicated brokerage event
  • Involve participants in a fruitful dialogue on the future of EU-India Cooperation

Networking Café

Researchers and companies interested in scientific and innovation cooperation between India and Europe have the great opportunity to meet in pre- arranged face to face meetings other participants of their interest during the EU INDIA STI Coop Days!

8th November 2012
14.30 - 17.00


9th November 2012
10.00 - 13.00 / 14.30 - 17.00

The bilateral meetings will last between 15 and 30 minutes each, according to the number of participants, and will be managed through an on-line system.

 How to participate

  • Register and submit your profile online
  • All profiles are published in a constantly updated online catalogue
  • Select interesting profiles from the catalogue and request meetings to discuss potential cooperation
  • If confirmed, a 15-30 minute meeting will be scheduled
  • You will receive your individual meeting schedules a few days prior to the event.

What will happen then?

Those who join the bilateral meetings will receive an email alert informing about the start of booking meetings. Some days prior to the event a tailor-made agenda of meetings will be sent to each participant.


If you are interested in EU-India STI Cooperation especially in the field of water, you are very welcome to join this event, meet the major player of EU-India collaboration and interact with them! Participation in the conference is free of charge upon registration.

For more information including the programme, speakers and proceedings, please visit the official website of the EU-India cooperation days 2012.

To register, click here. Registration closure is the 1st of November 2012.