Euro-India Research Centre (EIRC) helps Indian organisations access and benefit from EU funding in Research and Development. EIRC will achieve this through a permanent platform for co-operation between India and the European Union that will promote co-operation at a research level.
In India, the National Contact Point (NCP) is the entity that supports the scientific and business communities in accessing European funds for Research and Development. The Ministry of Communication & Information Technology (MCIT) has been chosen by the Indian government as NCP for ICT co-operation with the European Union. MIT will be supported by the Indian Research Support Network (IRSN).
Moving from FP7 to Horizon 2020 - EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation from 2014 to 2020
Horizon 2020 or H2020 is the European Union's upcoming Framework Programme for Research and Innovation that will run from 2014 to 2020 with an €80 billion budget. As the 7th Framework programme draws to a close on 31st December 2013, the European Union's 8th Framework Programme for research and innovation, renamed as Horizon 2020 will commence officially from 1st January 2014. Read more
EU's ICT 2013: Create, Connect, Grow - 6-8 November 2013, Vilnius, Lithuania –A great opportunity to participate, network, explore and build international partnerships

The EU's ICT 2013 event will be opened by the President of the Republic of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė in Vilnius, Lithuania, on 6-8 November 2013; title: "Create, Connect, Grow". More than 4000 researchers, innovators, entrepreneurs, industry representatives, young people and politicians are expected in Vilnius. Read more

Current Projects
Integrating Bio-Treated Wastewater Reuse with Enhanced Water Use Efficiency to Support the Green Economy in EU & India
New Advances in the integrated Management of food processing wAste in India and Europe
Aims to build a Rail Research Network along the Trans-Eurasian land bridge
Cooperating to improve environmental NCP effectiveness