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Jawaharlal Nehru with Stanislas Ostroróg, the French Ambassador to India, and André Malraux, France's first Minister of Cultural Affairs. (1958)

75 Years of Indo-French Scientific Partnership

The History of Indo-French Scientific Partnership project is a flagship project of the French Embassy in India to document scientific exchanges and collaborations between France and India. The project investigates the roles and responsibilities that each country played in the scientific development of the other and the shared scientific enterprise.

Jawaharlal Nehru with Stanislas Ostroróg, the French Ambassador to India, and André Malraux, France’s first Minister of Cultural Affairs. (1958)

Scientific Cooperation


Oral History

Oral History Interviews help us see history as it happened from the eyes of people who witnessed it or were a part of it. These are an essential part of our archival research and are unique to this project.

The Project


5

Exhibitions

300

Hours of Planetarium Shows

10

Focus Areas

300

Years of Scientific Exchange

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with President Emmanuel Macron in Paris

Highlights

The Project revisits the scientific history of India and the contemporary world as we reinvestigate the relationship between France and India. Focus areas through which we reinterpret the enchantment of science are:

  • Astronomy
  • Space Sciences
  • Physics
  • Nuclear Sciences
  • Cosmic Ray Research
  • Aviation
  • Immunology
  • Epidemiology
  • Medicine
  • Biodiversity Research
  • Cartography
  • Visual Analytics

Our Research Partners

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