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February 22nd, 2010

IBSA to take scientific research cooperation to next level

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Taking the trilateral developmental initiative between India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) to the next step, programme coordinators are mulling ways to expand the programme's reach.

"We would like to bring in scientists in the age bracket 40-45 years under the IBSA programme. The challenge is to design a programme that would really add value to their scientific quest," Baldev Raj, national coordinator of India for IBSA Nanotechnology Initiative and director, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) told reporters in Mamallapuram, which is some 80 km from Chennai.

IBSA's aim is to promote trilateral and bilateral collaborative programmes in the areas of advanced materials, energy systems, sensors, catalysis, health (tuberculosis, malaria and HIV), water treatment, agriculture and environment.

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