Global S&T Partners

CSIR through ISTAD has concluded umbrella MoUs/Agreements with several of the world’s leading scientific agencies for bilateral and multilateral cooperation. These MoUs and Agreements along with the Working Documents, provide broad guidelines for execution of international cooperation. The active corporate level Cooperation Arrangements of CSIR with Foreign R&D Organizations are listed below:

SN

Country

Foreign Organization

Date of MoU/ Agreement Signing

1.

Argentina

National Council of Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET)

Jan 24, 1985

2.

Australia

Department of Industry, Technology and Commerce (DITAC), Australia

Apr 26, 1991

3.

Australia

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Jul 7, 2008

4.

Australia

Deakin University (cooperation in S&T areas particularly, Mining, Alternate energy and fuels, Affordable Healthcare & Nanotechnology

May 6, 2019

5.

Bangladesh

Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (BCSIR) Bangladesh

Sep 30, 1994

6.

Brazil

National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) of the Federal Republic of Brazil

Feb 4, 2004

7.

China

National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)

Mar 12, 1992

8.

China

State Bureau of Technical Supervision of China

Jun 28, 1991 & Mar 31, 1993

9.

China

Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)

Oct 29, 2009

10.

Czech Republic

Czech Academy of Sciences

Sep 7, 2018

11.

Egypt

National Research Centre (NRC), Cairo

Aug 24, 2015

12.

France

National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)

1990, 1997, 2012, 2017, Dec 17, 2019

13.

Germany

Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) (Research Centre Julich (FzJ) (Formerly, KFA)

Nov 25, 1974

14.

Germany

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft (FhG)

Oct 31, 2019

15.

Guyana

Institute of Applied Science and Technology (IAST)

Aug 12, 2002

16.

Italy

The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)

1991, 2007

17.

Italy

Consiglio Nazionale Delle Ricerche (CNR)

1995, 2012, 2015

18.

Japan

Agency of Industrial Science & Technology (AIST)

Feb 10, 2017

19.

Japan

Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo

Oct 29, 2018

20.

Japan

Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Oct 29, 2018

21.

Japan

Hiroshima University

Oct 29, 2018

22.

Jordon

Royal Scientific Society (RSS)

Apr 30, 1985

23.

Korea (ROK)

National Research Council of Science & Technology (NST)

Jul 09, 2018

24.

Kuwait

Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR)

Nov 20, 2013

25.

Mongolia

Academy of Sciences of Mongolia (ASM)

Feb 5, 1993

26.

Morocco

The National Center for Scientific and Technological Research (CNRST)

Feb 21, 2018

27.

Nepal

RONAST (renamed as Nepal Academy of Science & Technology (NAST)

Jan 6, 1994 & Jan 5, 1999

28.

Norway

Foundation for Industrial and Technical Research

(SINTEF)

Oct 14, 2014

29.

Peru

National Council of Science and Technology (CONCYTEC)

Feb 2, 1989

30.

Poland

Polish Academy of Sciences (PAS)

Oct 7, 1977

31.

Saudi Arabia

King Abdul Aziz City for Science & Technology (KACST)

Jun 12, 1997

32.

Slovak

Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAS)

Jun 23, 1995

33.

Slovenia

International Centre for Promotion of Enterprises (ICPE)

Nov 19, 2007

34.

South Africa

CSIR, South Africa

Jul 10, 1998

35.

Sudan

National Council for Research (NCR)

Nov 04, 1985

36.

Switzerland

Swiss Foundation for Technical Assistance (SFTA), Zurich

Mar 24, 1961

37.

Syria

Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC)

Oct 10, 1990

38.

Taiwan (Chinese Taipei)

Industrial Technology Research Institute, Hsinchu

Oct 12, 2017

39.

Tanzania

Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH)

Oct 18, 1995,

40.

Thailand

Thailand Institute of Scientific and Technological Research (TISTR)

Oct 19, 1986, Feb 24, 2015

41.

Turkey

Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)

Sep 17, 1998

42.

UK

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)

Jan 10, 1996

43.

USA

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Jul 2, 2019

44.

USA

Mayo Clinic

Jun 5, 2020

45.

Vietnam

Vietnamese Academy of Science & Technology (VAST)

May 19, 1989

46.

Vietnam

Vietnam National University (VNU), Hanoi

Nov 20, 2013