The Russian Science Foundation launches the competition designed to support international research teams. The competition is run jointly with India's Department of Science and Technology (DST).
The grants will be awarded to basic and applied research projects in 8 branches of science: mathematics; computer ans systems sciences; physics and space sciences; chemistry and materials science; biology and life sciences; basic medical research; agricultural sciences; Earth sciences; engineering sciences.
On the occasion of the official visit of India’s President Shri Pranab Mukherjee to Russia, Moscow State University hosted a roundtable meeting for rectors/presidents of the two countries’ leading universities on 8 May 2015 to discuss the prospects of cooperation between the higher education institutions. A number of cooperation agreements were signed at the event, including one about creation of the first Association (Network) of Russian and Indian Universities.