A high-level Cambridge University delegation led by its Vice-Chancellor will embark on a 10-day visit to India next month to strengthen academic partnerships with Indian educational institutes.
The visit by Prof Sir Leszek Borysiewicz to Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore will celebrate the University of Cambridge’s long standing ties with India, and strengthen important academic partnerships, industry collaborations, and the university’s strong alumni network in India, the university said in a statement.
In New Delhi, a highlight will be the major international Summit on September 10, “India In The Global Age.” The event will bring together key opinion leaders from business, politics, academia, journalism and the arts in India and the University of Cambridge, to address key issues and challenges of India’s place in the changing global order.
“Science, Innovation and Entrepreneurship” is the theme of the inaugural conference of the Bangalore-Cambridge Innovation Network at IISC Bangalore on September 13. (The Hindu)