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  1. Future Collaborative Activities Ravi Sinha A Meher Prasad Lothar Stempniewski Friedemann Wenzel

  2. Current Status • 1st Indo-German Workshop • June 2002

  3. Current Status • Exchange of research scholars • Ph.D. scholar from IIT Bombay to University of Karlsruhe • Exchange of M.Tech. students • 2 students from IIT Madras to Karlsruhe • 1 student from IIT Madras to Stuttgart • 2 students from Karlsruhe to IIT Madras and SERC Madras • Joint Technical Publications

  4. Current Status • Joint Project in Geotechnical Engineering • Approved in principle • Financial allocation awaited • Involves IIT Madras, IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay, SERC Madras, University of Karlsruhe and Kandla Port Trust • Project duration ~2 years

  5. Current Status • 2nd Indo-German Workshop • February 2004

  6. Future Collaborations • In areas of mutual expertise • High societal impact • Based on an umbrella theme • Financial commitments from both Indian and German funding agencies

  7. Umbrella for Collaboration Indo-German Collaborative Program on Earthquake Disaster Risk Mitigation

  8. Key Features Program may involve • Several Collaborative Projects • Joint Research & Development • Most important activity • Other Activities • e.g., Training, outreach, and local capacity building • User Agencies/Organisations • Advisors/members of steering committee

  9. Program Outline Program Implementation Document • Goals • Methodology • Partners • Time Frame • Milestones • Budget • Delivery Mechanisms

  10. Program Outline Program should • Involve several modular projects • Integrate individual projects • Leverage existing mechanisms and programs • e.g., German Visitors under NPEEE • e.g., Indian Visitors through CEDIM/DAAD

  11. Program Partners (India) • IITs and IISc • CSIR and DST Laboratories • NITs • Other Engineering/Architecture Colleges • Government Departments • Professional Engineers and Architects • Industry and Corporate Sector

  12. Program Partners (Germany) • Universities • Research Laboratories • National Centres • Corporate Sector and Industries • Insurance and Finance Sectors

  13. Next Step • Prepare Program Implementation Document • Ravi Sinha & A. Meher Prasad • Lothar Stempniewski & Friedemann Wenzel • Identify joint projects • Prepare project documents • Seek funds

  14. Next Step • Prepare Website for Program • Create Mailing List • Program participants and partners • Exchange of Technical Documents • Research Reports, Manuals, … Take up these activities immediately

  15. Time Frame • Finalisation of umbrella program document • 4 months • Identification of joint projects & funding sources • 4 months (simultaneously with 1) • Submission of project proposals for funding • 6 months (after 2)

  16. Time Frame Launch of Program Mid-2005

  17. The Time Starts Now…