List of Projects
The following projects with Indian partners are seed-funded by Finnish universities in the FICORE network. These projects are carried out during 2021-24. The projects foster collaboration in education, research, and innovation. The list of projects will be updated as and when new projects are seed funded.
Ongoing FICORE projects
Aalto University and the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) are joining forces to advance biomaterials research for transformative biomedical applications. The project builds on the institutions' longstanding collaboration and expertise in biomaterials, additive manufacturing, and biomedical engineering.
In the realm of quantum technology, a critical challenge is managing the inevitable heat generated by quantum computers as their capabilities expand. However, this challenge has also initiated quantum thermodynamics as a new avenue of exploration.
In a collaborative initiative, Aalto University and the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT-K) join forces to advance the frontier of electrochromic (EC) devices.
The project Envisioning Sustainable 6G Smart Schools with Children, by Children (6G Smart Schools) aims to understand and create models for new forms of pedagogy and participatory engagement with novel technology to promote digital citizenship among young learners in education in the context of India.
COFIRD aims to build a novel Finnish-Indian co-creation platform for Finnish companies and researchers from Higher Education Institutes (HEIs) to scale up the technical know-how and carry out R&D activities utilizing the local testbed environment.
Thermal Conversion of Challenging Indian and Finnish Feedstocks with a Focus on Pyrolysis is a joint project between Åbo Akademi University (ÅA) in Turku-Finland and the Department of Chemical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) in Chennai-India.
Technological Advancements in the Areas of Biomass Thermal Processing is a project jointly coordinated by the Faculty of Science and Technology at the Åbo Akademi University and the Department of Energy Science and Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Bombay.
Synthesis of novel biobased and biodegradable polymers from biobased resources for value-added application
Synthesis of Novel Biobased and Biodegradable Polymers from Biobased Resources aims to synthesize novel biobased polymers and their composites from biobased monomers or macromers resources with enhanced biocompatibility, and biodegradability.
Promoting critical, playful and inclusive algorithmic literacy and digital citizenship among young learners
The project Promoting Critical, Playful and Inclusive Algorithmic Literacy and Digital Citizenship among Young Learners explores new forms of digital pedagogy and participatory engagement.
Finland and India joint research on nucleoside diphosphate kinases: Protein 3D structure determination and hit identification (FINNDK)
Parasitic diseases in the tropical world range from trypanosomiasis to leishmaniasis. Many of the clinical forms are fatal if untreated.
Electrochemical sensing of breast cancer metabolic biomarkers in urine: A collaboration between IIT Mandi and Åbo Akademi University (ÅAU)
The project Electrochemical Sensing of Breast Cancer Metabolic Biomarkers in Urine is a collaboration between the School of Basic Sciences-IIT Mandi, and the Laboratory of Molecular Science and Engineering- ÅAU.
Optimization techniques for large scale multiantenna system and RIS enabled integrated sensing and communications
Optimization Techniques for Large Scale Multiantenna System and Reconfigurable Inteligent Surface (RIS) enabled Integrated Sensing and Communications is a joined research initiative between Aalto University and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
A team of experts in Quantum Technology from India and Finland join hands to improve the fidelity of the multi-qubit gate operations through a joint project. The project aims to demonstrate a method to implement all possible quantum gates acting on three qubits of a trimon system.
Characterizing the variability in the output of the human motor cortex: A collaboration of Indo-Finnish expertise in brain research
The project Characterizing the Variability in the Output of the Human Motor Cortex is a seed-funded initiative from the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture.
Quantum Lego for Topological Computing Consortium is a collaboration between Aalto University, University of Jyväskylä, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur.
Using Microbial Intracellular Machineries to develop Novel Biomaterials (MicroMachine) is a seed-funded initiative from the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture.
AI Technologies for Computational Systems Biomedicine is a seed-funded initiative from the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture. AI Technologies for Computational Systems Biomedicine aims to develop technologies that support knowledge discovery in big molecular biology data.
Aalto University and IIT Delhi to collaborate on ultra-low-power and sustainable wireless communications
The project Ultra-Low-Power and Sustainable Wireless Communications is a seed-funded initiative from the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture.
Complementary Biomaterials Research Approach -Towards High Value-added Biomaterials is a seed-funded initiative from the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture. The project furthers the development of biobased materials to produce multi-functional materials for specific applications.
Aalto Speech Technology Postdoc Programme (APOS), a seed-funded initiative from the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture aims to provide postdoc training at Aalto University for Indian doctoral graduates, who aim at academic careers in India.