The aim of this collaboration is to foster new and long-lasting research collaborations with leading Indian institutions. The topics of this research training group are highly relevant for developing the biotechnology industry in both countries
Six leading universities in India, including IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIT Madras, the University of Allahabad, the University of Delhi, and Jawaharlal Nehru University are all set to partner with Heidelberg University, Germany.
These institutes are establishing up the first Joint Indian-German Research Training Group (RTG) on Bio Big Data Science to promote the use of big data methods in biological applications. They are partnering with Heidelberg University, Germany, and Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.