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India: Funding opportunity

Funding Opportunity - New call announced for Knowledge Economy Partnership, British Council India

Application deadline 5pm India Standard Time on Monday 28 October 2013

Knowledge Economy Partnerships suppoindiart collaboration between UK and Indian academic institutions. They provide seed funding for project activities and exchange visits between India and the UK for the primary purpose of building capacity. They help strengthen policy and practice of Higher Education in India and the United Kingdom.

Recognised Higher Education Institutions in UK and India are eligible to apply for these partnerships. Government departments, industries, accreditation agencies and other education bodies can come in as secondary partners if they bring in expertise, knowledge, skills and co- funding.


The Partnerships are for a maximum of one year and the funding will range between £5,000 and £20,000.

Important Dates

The deadline for submission of electronic copy of the proposal is Monday 28 October 2013 by 5pm IST.

Further information

Proposals must be submitted in collaboration with an Indian partner. For details and the application form please visit the Knowledge Economy Partnerships website.

Making an application

Please complete the application and email the electronic copy to IHE dot India at in dot britishcouncil dot org followed by a hard copy with approval from institution authorities.

Colleagues considering making an application are advised to contact Sarah Patrick, Senior Liaison Officer, International Office at sarah dot patrick at warwick dot ac dot uk or on extension 22647.

About Warwick in India

Warwick has a long history of exciting engagement with India and is looking to expand on this, developing stronger and deeper ties with India. Hundreds have given their views and ideas on developing a Warwick in India strategy through a community wide consultation. New collaborative research in India and with Indian collaborators will be a key element of the emerging strategy.