In mutual recognition of potential strength in the field of academics, research, and training, the ICMR – VCRC, Puducherry, and the Bharathiar University (BU), Coimbatore have joined hands, and are aspiring for enhancing the knowledge sharing and research capabilities. In this context, the two Institutions have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 10th December 2020 at BU, Coimbatore. Following this, a contingent from BU headed by the Vice-Chancellor Prof. P. Kaliraj and Registrar Prof. K. Murugan visited VCRC on the 8th of Feb. 2021 and to finalize research cooperation.
The MoU envisaged the avenues for undertaking Collaborative Projects, Exchange of Students, and Recognition of Center’s Scientists as Research Guides for Ph.D. Program of Bharathiar University, besides facilitating translational research and training, as appropriate to be promoted jointly with the interested Industries.