British Council announces 12 new academic grants


The British Council has announced 12 new academic grants and two new top-up grants worth £500k for industry-academia partnerships across India and the United Kingdom. It is a part of the British Council’s Going Global Partnership (GGP) programme.

The announcement was made at the India-UK Higher Education Conference in Delhi. Out of all the new grants most of them are collaborating with technological institutions. The 12 new academic grants are:

— Development of Structural health Monitored Advanced Recyclable and Transportable Hydrogen Tanks for High-Performance Aerospace Applications – Technology and training for a sustainable aerospace future (SAMARTH). Under this subject, the partnering institutes are Swansea University, UK and Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and the industry partner is Datum Advanced Composites Private Limited.