In a bid to bolster academic ties between institutions in India and Finland, Professor Kamrul Hossain embarked on a FICORE funded research mobility visit to Mrinalini Datta Mohavidyapith, an esteemed affiliated college under the West Bengal State University, Kolkata.
News and events from FICORE activities
News from FICORE
In March, researchers, academics, and industries in robotics will be pampered by a webinar series featuring different aspects of collaboration robotics.
As an extra outcome of the project “Complementary biomaterials research approach - towards high value-added biomaterials,” Aalto University and IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) Kanpur developed several strands of operation to take forward collaborative research activities and mobility plans in 2022.
Professor Cataldo De Blasio from the Åbo Akademi University visited IIT-Delhi as part of his FICORE research collaboration in January 2023.
The European Union and the Government of India (Department of Science & Technology (DST), Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and Ministry of Earth Sciences (
International Conference on Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials (PFAM XXIX) (external link)
International Conference on Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials (PFAM29), 6-8 September 2023 in IIT Tirupati
The Department of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering at Aalto University School of Science organized the 8th Science Factory: TMS–EEG Summer School and Workshop on Sep 16-21, 2022 in Sannäs, Porvoo-Finland.
Interdisciplinary curricula on indigenous and tribal peoples' studies: A collaborative initiative between Finland and India
The Sámi inhabiting Finland and the other Nordic countries are the only Indigenous peoples of the European Union.
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The workshop on correlation in Topological Quantum Matter (CTQM) was one of the first Finnish-Indian bilateral scientific events organized in Finland.
Finnish Indian Consortia for Research and Education (FICORE) invites experts from India and Finland to express their interests to develop a series of webinars in the field of Collaborative and Interactive Robotics.
ARTPARK Foundation India to partner with Aalto University in co-creating digital citizenship (external link)
Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture has embarked on a partnership with ARTPARK (AI & Robotics Technology Park), a non-profit foundation promoted by the Indian Institute of Science.
UEF Secures Funding from the Team Finland Knowledge Programme for Collaboration with India (external link)
The University of Eastern Finland has been awarded funding for five projects for the period 1 August 2022–31 December 2024 amounting to 314,516 euros from the Team Finland Knowledge programme administered by the Finnish National Agency for Education.
Practising ethics of care in social entrepreneurship has immediate and long-term impacts on sustainability, according to a recent University of Eastern Finland study published in Entrepreneurship and Regional Development.
Vaasa University invites Indian IIT partners to collaborate in digital energy system cyber-physical system security CPS
The Smart Electric Systems research group (computing Science) at the School of Technology and Innovations-University of Vaasa (UVA), is leading two EU-founded projects for digital energy systems (Smart Grid) driven by the Cyber-Physical System security awareness.
The University of Helsinki invites partners to collaborate on a project competition on environmental sensing
The MegaSense team at the University of Helsinki is coordinating a project competition on environmental sensing and we would like to invite partners to collaborate on this competition.
The Virtual Natural Environment (VirNE) project led by the Pervasive Interaction Research Group of Tampere Unit for Computer-Human Interaction (TAUCHI) at Tampere University (TAU), and Tampere University Hospital (TAYS) aims to be a general platform for therapeutic virtual environments.
Inspiring Sustainable Action through Circular Economy - Experiences from India, Southern Africa, and Finland (external link)
Welcome to our international webinar inspiring sustainable action through circular economy. Project participants form SES (Social Enterprise for Sustainability) and CESMI (Indo Finnish consortium on circular economy of microplastics) will share our learning and experiences from our pilots in Southern Africa and India.
Horizon Europe Brokerage Event 7: Inland Ice and their interaction with Climate Change (external link)
The European Union and the Government of India have agreed to join forces to jointly address the global challenges and to achieve climate neutrality. The Government of India will co-fund the successful Indian entities in earmarked calls under the Horizon Europe Programme.
The University of Helsinki is coordinating the second edition of the Environmental Sensing Project Competition (ESPC). Like its previous edition (ESPC 2022), the project competition is open to students, and the participants are expected to design, build, deploy, and demonstrate an end-to-end solution for environmental sensing.
Visiting Professors Sudip Mitra and Surya Pratap Singh from the Indian Institutes of Technology (external link)
Visiting Professors Sudip Mitra and Surya Pratap Singh from the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) in Guwahati and Dharwad, respectively are visiting the University of Eastern Finland (UEF), Kuopio campus on 6th–9th of June.
The conference is organized by the HIPE research project at the University of Lapland. The programme covers bi-directional influence of AI processing of emotional and bio-data on current and future regulations.
The third RBCDSAI Conference on Deployable AI is organized by Robert Bosch Center for Data Science and AI (RBCDSAI), University of Jyväskylä, University of Helsinki, University of Oulu and the Center for Responsible AI, IIT Madras and it is supported by FICORE. The conference will take place in hybrid mode from June 05 to 07, 2023.
The Strategic Alliance division of the government of India has launched Manthan (manthan.gov.in) , a free and democratic platform that will facilitate interactions between all stakeholders independently.
Finnish Indian Consortia in Research and Education FICORE is pleased to invite academics, students, researchers, and industries with interests in Collaborative and Interactive Robotics to attend FICORE Robotics Webinar 'Collaborative Robots' on 23 March at 10 AM (UTC+02:00).
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Finnish Indian Consortia in Research and Education FICORE is pleased to invite academics, students, researchers, and industries with interests in Collaborative and Interactive Robotics to attend FICORE Robotics Webinar 'Social Robots and Human-Robot Interaction' on 16 March at 10 AM (UTC+02:00).
Finnish Indian Consortia in Research and Education (FICORE) is pleased to invite academics, students, researchers, and industries with interests in Collaborative and Interactive Robotics to attend FICORE Robotics Webinar 'Robotics in Education' on 9 March at 10 AM (UTC+02:00).
The event is a brief introduction to IIT Indore’s Academic Programs, Research Programs, Global Partnerships, International Mobility/Exchange Programs, Bilateral Grants, Admissions and Achievements of IIT Indore.
The webinar on Double Degrees in Doctoral Education aims to provide information on the essential tools and processes involved in developing dual degree programmes in doctoral education in the IITs -Finnish Universities collaboration context.
Circular economy solutions for plastics and microplastics: Addressing the grand challenge - CESP 2022
Centre for Rural Development and Technology Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India in collaboration with the University of Eastern Finland Invites you to an International Symposium on “Circular Economy Solutions for Plastics and Microplastics: Addressing the Grand Challenge” CESP 2022.
The unconference is part of the research project "Promoting Critical, Playful and Inclusive Algorithmic Literacy and Digital Citizenship among Young Learners" funded by the Ministry of Education and Culture.
The MegaSense team at the University of Helsinki is coordinating a project competition on environmental sensing and we would like to invite partners to collaborate on this competition. The project competition will be open to students, and the participants are expected to design, build, deploy, and demonstrate an end-to-end solution for environmental sensing.
Promoting critical, playful and inclusive algorithmic literacy and digital citizenship among young learners - An Indo-Finnish collaboration
This event is the first in a project that looks to leverage the unique educational programs and practices in the Finnish and Indian learning environments to jointly examine, co-develop, implement and assess algorithmic literacy and digital citizenship
FINERAC - Finland India Network of Researchers and Academics is organizing a virtual seminar on Bio-Technology, as part of 75 years of India’s Independence Week on the 19th of August 2022.
During the event, UEF will launch the Indo-Finnish collaboration: 'Circular Economy Solutions for Microplastics' implemented under the umbrella of the Finnish Indian Consortia for Research and Education (FICORE).
The purpose of the event is to share insights on studying microplastics in water and soil and how to advance circular economy solutions to mitigate emissions and risks to the environment and to humans.
The event will be held online on Zoom. India time 15:00-17.00 IST.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Professor Sanjeev Kumar, from the Faculty of Physical Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Mohali visiting Aalto University is delivering a FICORE Spotlights! talk on "Skyrmions and Antiferromagnetic Skyrmions in Metals and Insulators".
The webinar on the Funding Landscape for India Collaboration organized on 15 Feb 2022, presented a comprehensive view of funding tools from the European, Finnish and Indian contexts
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