25 September 2017 | News
This association will facilitate an interdisciplinary approach, with a focus on research about infectious diseases.
Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Infosys, has signed a Rs 5 crore MoU with Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, to enhance infrastructure and broaden research activities at the Centre for Infectious Diseases Research (CIDR).
With this MoU, Infosys Foundation aims to set milestones in the area of research of infectious diseases. The foundation will focus on motivating researchers to perform cutting-edge research, as well as train them to raise awareness about infectious diseases.
Rs 5 crore grant will be used towards research, training and creating awareness, about infectious diseases, benefiting 25 faculty members and 250 students at IISc.
IISc is a public university for research and higher education in all science and engineering disciplines.
This association will facilitate an interdisciplinary approach, with a focus on research about infectious diseases, leading to the development of new drug targets, drug delivery systems and novel diagnostic tools.