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 corporate level Cooperation Arrangements of CSIR with Foreign R&D Organizations are listed below:

SNDate of Signature and date of ClosureCountryForeign Organization
1.Oct. 13, 2022SwitzerlandMedicines for Malaria Venture (MMV), Geneva

Sep. 30, 1994 ; Feb. 26, 1999;

Jan. 15, 2015; May 15, 2018; Sep. 6, 2022

BangladeshBangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (BCSIR)
3.Jan. 25, 2022FranceInstitut Pasteur
4.Oct. 29, 2018JapanHiroshima University
5.Dec 11, 2020 (signed by Russian side on Dec 25, 2020)Russian FederationSkolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech)
6.Jun 5, 2020USAMayo Clinic
7.1990, 1997, 2012, Dec 17, 2019FranceCNRS
8.Oct 31, 2019GermanyFraunhofer-Gesellschaft (FhG)
9.July 2, 2019USANational Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
10.May 6, 2019AustraliaDeakin University (cooperation in S&T areas particularly, Mining, Alternate energy and fuels, Affordable Healthcare & Nanotechnology
11.Nov. 20, 2013-Nov. 19, 2018VietnamVietnam National University (VNU), Hanoi
12.Oct. 29, 2018JapanResearch Center for Advanced Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo
13.Oct. 29, 2018JapanInstitute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology
14.Oct. 29, 2018JapanHiroshima University
15.Sep 07, 2018Czech RepublicCzech Academy of Sciences
16.July 09, 2018Republic of KoreaNational Research Council of Science & Technology (NST)
17.Feb. 21, 2018MoroccoThe National Center for Scientific and Technological Research (CNRST)
18.Oct. 12, 2017- Oct. 11, 2022Taiwan (Chinese Taipei)Industrial Technology Research Institute, Hsinchu
19.Feb. 10, 2017JapanAgency of Industrial Science & Technology (AIST)
20.Oct. 18, 1995, Sep. 13, 2016TanzaniaTanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH)
21.Aug 24, 2015EgyptNational Research Centre (NRC), Cairo
22.Feb 6, 1995 PoC - 1995, 2012, 2015ItalyConsiglio Nazionale Delle Ricerche (CNR)
23.Oct 19, 1986 & Feb.12, 1988, Nov.6, 1990, Mar 26, 1993, Feb.7, 1997, Dec.9, 1999, July 19, 2010; Feb. 24, 2015 (April)ThailandThailand Institute of Scientific and Technological Research (TISTR), Thailand
24.Oct.14, 2014NorwayFoundation for Industrial and Technical Research (SINTEF)
25.Nov 20, 2013KuwaitKuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR)
26.Oct. 29, 2009ChinaChinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
27.Jan. 24, 1985; Oct.14, 2009ArgentinaNational Council of Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET)
28.July 7, 2008AustraliaCommonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
29.Nov 19, 2007SloveniaInternational Centre for Promotion of Enterprises (ICPE)
30.May 19, 1989, 1989, 1993, 2007VietnamVietnamese Academy of Science & Technology (VAST)
31.1991, 2007ItalyThe World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)
32.Feb. 4, 2004BrazilNational Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq)
33.Aug 12, 2002GuyanaInstitute of Applied Science and Technology (IAST)
34.Jan 6, 1994 & Jan 5, 1999NepalRONAST (renamed as Nepal Academy of Science & Technology (NAST)
35.Sep 17, 1998TurkeyTÜBİTAK
36.Jul 10, 1998South AfricaCSIR South Africa
37.Jan.10, 1996UKBiotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)
38.June 23, 1995SlovakSlovak Academy of Sciences (SAS)
39.June 28, 1991 and March 31, 1993ChinaState Bureau of Technical Supervision of China.
40.Feb. 5, 1993MongoliaAcademy of Sciences of Mongolia (ASM)
41.March 12, 1992ChinaNational Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)
42.Oct. 10, 1990SyriaScientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC)
43.Feb. 2, 1989PeruNational Council of Science and Technology (CONCYTEC)
44.Nov 04, 1985SudanNational Council for Research (NCR), Sudan
45.April 30, 1985JordonRoyal Scientific Society (RSS)
46.Oct. 7, 1977PolandPolish Academy of Sciences (PAS)
47.Nov 25, 1974GermanyFederal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) (Research Centre Julich (FzJ) (Formerly, KFA )
48.Feb. 2, 1964 and 1965GermanyGerman Academy of Sciences - German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
49.Mar 24, 1961SwitzerlandSwiss Foundation for Technical Assistance (SFTA), Zurich